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Which Is Stronger Duolin Or Asthalin Inhaler
Identical strength.: They are identical in strength, but there are 3 strengths of each. The strengths are labeled slightly differently depending on the country they are sold in due to whether the strength is measured based on the solution itself, or the amount of medication delivered at the mouthpiece. ...Read more
Which inhaler is a rescue inhaler, xopenex (levalbuterol) hfa or dulera? Already used xopenex (levalbuterol) hfa and did not get full relief
Is salbutamol sulphate is equivalent albuterol sulphate? Which one is better for treating bronchospasm
Apples and oranges: You cannot make this type of comparison since we are talking about to different drugs. Asthmanex is an inhaled cortisone while singulair (montelukast) is entirely different. Both are used as controllers but with different outcomes. Talk it over with your physician Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is better for COPD patients, albuterol inhaler or Combivent (albuterol and ipratropium) inhaler?
Unknown: Longer term studies show that both drugs are quick acting and relieve acute dyspnea/shortness of breath. It appears unlikely that either drug affects the natural history of asthma/copd. Longer acting drugs called maintenance inhalers are associated with significant decreases in exacerbation (flares) of these diseases and may affect lung function longer term. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: it is not stronger but more selective for the receptors in the airways ...Read more
Albuterol: Albuterol will give you the same or perhaps a slightly better result. Many physicians prefer Levalbuterol (xopenex), a purified version of albuterol. While there is no body of clinical data prefering Levalbuterol over albuterol the similar cost & effect make both drugs attractive as rescue but not as controller drugs for asthma. Use the one your insurance plan covers. ...Read more
Is flixotide evohaler 125 micrograms the same as or similar to ventolin salbutamol evohaler 100 micrograms inhaler?
Corticosteroid asthma medicine symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) or advair diskus; which is better?
Both are good: It's a matter of personal response to the medications. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is an aerosol and the coordination required to inhale it is a little harder than the diskus. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) contains formoterol as the long-acting bronchodilator, and that works faster than the salmeterol in advair. Both come in different strengths as well. Try both and consider what each costs on your plan and the side effects you have. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is cough variant asthma? And do you prefer dry powder inhalers or metered dose inhalers for albuterol treatment of this condition?Which is Better
Cough variant asthma: Is type of asthma where cough is the most salient symptom, dry cough, but still have other asthma signs, at times it might be the only symptom and hard to diagnose. As for the albuterol form: whichever works, so long it is taken in the right way and produces the desired effect, but albuterol is just a quick fix, you need comprehensive treatment as any other asthmatic, see an allergist/pulmonol ...Read more
Is there a more powerful/effective, non-steriodal inhaler for allergic/extrinsic asthma, than ProAir HFA?
Levalbuterol: Proair HFA contains a medication called albuterol. Other rescue inhalers such Proventil and ventolin also have the same medication. Xopenex HFA (is another rescue inhaler is which used for asthma and more effective in some patients levalbuterol. If a quick acting inhaler is not working, this may be a sign that you may need inhaled steroids. It is very important to followup with your doctor. ...Read more
What is the basic difference between ipratropium tiotropium salmeterol inhalers? which one is more appropriate for chronic bronchitis with asthmatic symptoms?
NO: While ipratropium is generally used for copd, and usually in combination with albuterol, albuterol is generally used in asthma. So no harm, but may not achieve the goal of therapy when used in itself in either condition. Further since it is anticholinergic, excess usage will cause its own side effects. ...Read more
Is beclomethasone inhaler any more dangerous or less effective than flovent diskus for asthma? Flovent is expensive for me.
Depends: For acute attacks a "rescue" inhaler like albuterol is the drug of choice in the us. As far as "controller" inhalers which are cortisone derived drugs, there are many different forms all of which will work. Sometimes you have to switch around till you find the best "fit" for you. Wheter you need a controller in the first place and how strong will depend on your asthma severity. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My daughter who is 3.5 years old have cough problem for one month now. She started coughing more on early morning. We use Asthalin Inhaler some times.
Sir please help.My sister's daughter(1.1years) was sufering from cough .She is admitted in hospital.She is given asthalin inhaler.Is it ideal for her.
Asthalin inhaler: Yes asthalin can be used safely for a one year old. ...Read more
I use asthalin inhaler wen i get wheezing or feel breathless! any other medicine or inhaler is better or it is okay?
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 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take my salbutamol rescue inhaler more then every 4 hrs? Nasty cough, wheezing and green olive colored sputum for just under 3 days
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
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?
Sore throat, short breath and cough and phlegm. Using asthalin inhaler, but doesn't work. Whats wrong with me?
Hi, my 5 year old daughter has cough and wheezing. Can I give her salbutamol liquid medicine by mouth along with albuterol inhaler ?
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