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Can you overdose on a blue salbutamol reliever Inhaler? And if you can, is it dangerous??

Can you overdose on a blue salbutamol reliever Inhaler? And if you can, is it dangerous??

Yes: It has significant effect on the heart (rate increase) and blood pressure (increase) and inappropriate /overuse was cited as a cause of death of a late teen model who used it to control her appetite. Medications have what is called a safe therapeutic window, which the range starting at where it is effective and when it starts being dangerous. For this one the window is narrow. Use only as directed. ...Read more

Dr. Shah Chowdhury
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Inhaler (Definition)

It is a type of medication delivery system used to inhale aerosolized medications. The most well know of this is ...Read more


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Can you tell me is there a difference between the ventolin medicine inhaler and ventolin salbutamol syrup?

Can you tell me is there a difference between the ventolin medicine inhaler and ventolin salbutamol syrup?

They are similar.: Albuterol the medication in ventolin comes in several forms, a syrup, pills, a puffer inhaler and a liquid that goes in a nebulizer for breathing treatments. Salbutamol is a long acting type of bronchodilator similar to albuterol, but instead of lasting 3-4 hrs, it lasts 12 hours. Both medications are used to treat asthma. ...Read more

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Hi I'm on a salbutamol inhaler, but found that it is making me feel lightheaded, can it be the medication or is it something else.

Hi I'm on a salbutamol inhaler, but found that it is making me feel lightheaded, can it be the medication or is it something else.

Could be inhaler: It could be just side effects from the inhaler. If it only happens after you use the inhaler, than this is what I would assume. If the side effects don't go away within a few minutes, then I would consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is flixotide evohaler 125 micrograms the same as or similar to ventolin salbutamol evohaler 100 micrograms inhaler?

Nope: Ventolin is a short acting stress hormone. Salbutamol is a long acting one. Flixotiide is a long acting anti-inflammatory steroid. ...Read more

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After a puff of salbutamol inhaler I cough up phlem, why is this?

After a puff of salbutamol inhaler I cough up phlem, why is this?

Effects of albuterol: The actions of albuterol include bronchodilation as many are aware, but also mucolytic (breaks up mucus). ...Read more

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Will a Salbutamol inhaler work if I don't have asthma but just a virus? Thanks.

Will a Salbutamol inhaler work if I don't have asthma but just a virus? Thanks.

No, it won't: If you have simply a viral upper respiratory infection, then salmeterol will not help. If there is any question, have your primary care doc listen to your chest to see if she feels additional inhaler treatments are necessary. Feel Better Soon! ...Read more

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I use asthalin inhaler wen I get wheezing or feel breathless! Any other medicine or inhaler is better or it is okay?

I use asthalin inhaler wen I get wheezing or feel breathless! Any other medicine or inhaler is better or it is okay?

OK: The active ingredient is salbutamol which is very good for acute episodes of wheezing. If you are having to use this inhaler often, then I would recommend you visit your physician to possibly be placed on a maintenance inhaler as well. ...Read more

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I m 25 yrs old. I m suffering frm asthma since the age of 5.Plz advice me some treatment for it. I regularly use asthalin inhaler. Is it harmful to use?

I m 25 yrs old. I m suffering frm asthma since the age of 5.Plz advice me some treatment for it. I regularly use asthalin inhaler. Is it harmful to use?

See doctor: When asthma acts up, it may endanger your baby. So go to see your doctor now to get it under control. Regular use of albuterol inhaler alone may actually make your asthma worse.
The time to see your doctor was actually yesterday. ...Read more

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I have a childhood asthma. Gone when I reach puberty however it recurred. Is it safe to use salbutamol inhaler daily during acute attacks?

I have a childhood asthma. Gone when I reach puberty however it recurred. Is it safe to use salbutamol inhaler daily during acute attacks?

Asthma: It is safe but if you are having to use it daily then you need a better maintenance regimen as daily use implies your asthma is not well controlled. Also be aware that salbutamol can cause you to feel "shakey" and cause your heart to race. These are just side effects of this medication. ...Read more

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When I get up from sitting or lying down I cough. I suspect asthma and use salbutamol inhaler for shortness of breath, however I have not been diagnos?

When I get up from sitting or lying down I cough. I suspect asthma and use salbutamol inhaler for shortness of breath, however I have not been diagnos?

See your doctor: Your cough may be from reflux or asthma (especially if you have shortness of breath). In the latter, that would mean that your asthma is not under control and you need to see your doctor to give you something besides salbutamol for asthma treatment. ...Read more

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Hi Doctor, I am mohan (Age 28/M). I am suffering from asthma/Wheezing problem. Please suggest any salbutamol inhaler.

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor for prescriptions. If you can't get in today then go to an urgent care clinic or emergency room to get evaluation/treatment. HealthTap docs can't prescribe in this format and we can't prescribe outside the US and the states where we have licenses even with the HealthTap Prime live consults. ...Read more

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Mother aged 80 patient copd. Ventilator once. Inhaler asthalin, neubulising asthaline and budecort. Deriphyllyne, prbpm90-100, spo2p. Advice?

Mother aged 80 patient copd. Ventilator once. Inhaler asthalin, neubulising asthaline and budecort. Deriphyllyne, prbpm90-100, spo2p. Advice?

Difficult situation: COPD at advanced age is difficult. You are probably looking at longterm oxygen which has been showing to decrease mortality in the disease. Make sure your mother's medications are maximized. Also consider physical therapy or pulmonary rehab to help her physically deal with her illness. ...Read more

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I have had asthma since a child. I am using salbutamol 4mg every night and also the ventolin inhaler. I have had an ecg and it shows sinus arrhythmia?

I have had asthma since a child. I am using salbutamol 4mg every night and also the ventolin inhaler. I have had an ecg and it shows sinus arrhythmia?

Cardiology first: You need to be first evaluated by a cardiologist, and please mention that you've got asthma, then you need to be put on an asthma controller medicine when seen by an allergist or a pulmonologist, good luck ...Read more

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Sore throat, short breath and cough and phlegm. Using asthalin inhaler, but doesn't work. What's wrong with me?

Sore throat, short breath and cough and phlegm. Using asthalin inhaler, but doesn't work. What's wrong with me?

Allergies/Asthma: Nasal allergies can cause sore throat and phlegm, and can worsen bouts of asthma. See your physician for adjustments to your medications and to make sure you don't have bronchitis. Drink more non-caffeinated fluids and do some warm salt water gargling. ...Read more

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Hi, my 5 year old daughter has cough and wheezing. Can I give her salbutamol liquid medicine by mouth along with albuterol inhaler?

Hi, my 5 year old daughter has cough and wheezing. Can I give her salbutamol liquid medicine by mouth along with albuterol inhaler?

Better not: If you are giving her the right dose with the right technique, using a spacer. Repeating the inhaler dose every 20-30 minutes if needed, till symptoms abate, if no improvement despite that, you need to call her doctor or go to ER, best wishes ...Read more

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I am asthmatic, I have been taking salbutamol inhalor for the last two years, I have tremors now under stress. Please help, tell other medicine if nee?

Asthma: If you need to take the rescue treatment very frequent, that means your asthma is not under control and your physician may need to upgrade your treatment to include inhaled corticosteroids (like advair, flovent, symbicort (budesonide and formoterol)...Etc). A good alternative to salbutamol with less tachycardia and anxiety would be Levalbuterol (xopenex). ...Read more

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Could the biaxin (500mg-12h)be interacting with my Seroquel XR (100mg-bedtime)? Seroquel feels stronger. Also on dexedrine, wellbutrin (bupropion) xl, salbutamol

Could the biaxin (500mg-12h)be interacting with my Seroquel XR (100mg-bedtime)? Seroquel feels stronger. Also on dexedrine, wellbutrin (bupropion) xl, salbutamol

Major interactions: Amongst all the drugs you mentioned, yes the seroquel would become stronger with biaxin, good observation, but salbutamol too would interact with biaxin, these combinations can cause heart beat irregularities an untoward complications. As for the other 2 u r on: dexedrine and bupropion, them together or in combination with seroquel need to be monitored with doses adjustments, or finding alternatives ...Read more

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Is safe to give salbutamol for my 9 month baby?

Is safe to give salbutamol for my 9 month baby?

Salbutamol/albuterol: This is a standard medication used to dilate distal airways when used in aerosolized forms. I often use it is early as a few months of age when indicated by the condition and response. ...Read more

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Can salbutamol cause damage?

Can salbutamol cause damage?

Of course,: If used without doctor's supervision. It can interact with a food/tobacco/alcohol, with many medications; it can cause serious side effects if dosed inappropriately: fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse; shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet; trembling or shaking of the hands or feet, and many others less common side effects, but not less serious. ...Read more

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Why asthalin is given to treat hyperkalemia?

Why asthalin is given to treat hyperkalemia?

Is that so?: I am not aware of asthalin / salbutamol being used for this. Is there perhaps a miscommunication? ...Read more

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Will an overdose of salbutamol lead to death?

Not necessarily: Salbutamol, though used as bronchodilator, could be abused and used as doping agent to possibly enhance athletic performance. Side effects are many but the most worrisome include myocardial ischemia though rare, hypotension, and hypokalemia-low potassium. Though all three are not fatal, in patients with underlying renal heart of irregular beats, could possibly be really dangerous. Take care! ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using salbutamol?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using salbutamol?

Salbutamol: Advantage - beneficial for treatment of asthma, bronchitis, etc. Disadvantage - potential side effects. ...Read more

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Salbutamol sulphate syrup is for cough?

Salbutamol sulphate syrup is for cough?

Asthma cough: Salbutamol is also known as albuterol and it is a short acting bronchodilator approved for treating asthma attacks. Frequently, cough is a common symptom of asthma. ...Read more

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How would salbutamol cause myocardial ischemia?

How would salbutamol cause myocardial ischemia?

Rare: This is due to the fact that this is a beta agonist drug that increase myocardial Contractility as one of the main central effects. Too much medication will cause ischemia in the heart muscle from overwork, but as I mentioned above, only happens at high doses, and is a rare event ...Read more

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Is it safe for infant to take aeroflux salbutamol?

Is it safe for infant to take aeroflux salbutamol?

Studies show that: There is no beneficial effect, but no increased side effects, of giving salbutamol to infants with bronchiolitis. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/9124056. ...Read more

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Can I mix salbutamol guaiafenesin with any beverages?

Can I mix salbutamol guaiafenesin with any beverages?

No: It can come in a SYRUP if you are having trouble swallowing the pills/capsules

I'm not sure why you would want to mix the syrup with a beverage!

BTW Alcohol along with ANY medication is not "wise"
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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What ia the mininum time between 5mg vials of salbutamol on the nebulizer?

What ia the mininum time between 5mg vials of salbutamol on the nebulizer?

Salmeterol: If salmeterol (seravent) is the medication you are referring to, it should only be used twice a day or every 12 hours. More frequent use can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I want to buy salbutamol without prescription online?

Salbutamol: I would be leery of any sites that sell this on-line without a prescription. ...Read more

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Since last 2 weeks my asthma gets worse in night. I am taking daily 2 puffs of salbutamol in night. Please help me out.

Since last 2 weeks my asthma gets worse in night. I am taking daily 2 puffs of salbutamol in night. Please help me out.

Controller inhaler?: An increase in nightly attacks may warrant the use of a controller inhaler. When taken regularly (not when needed) they can reduce the number of attacks. Of course removing or minimizing your "trigger" exposures are always something to consider as well.
Good luck. ...Read more

Duolin (Definition)

Albuterol|ipratropium is an asthma beta receptor stimulator which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug). ...Read more