Is an asthma inhaler an appetite suppressant?

No... Very little of an inhaler actually goes systemically so there are few, if any, systemic side effects like appetite suppression.

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What can overdosing on an asthma inhaler do to you?

Symptoms... It can cause your heart to beat very rapidly possibly leading to an arrhythmia. It can also cause jitteriness, anxiety, sweating, etc. Overall, not a good idea so take inhalers as prescribed by your doctor. Read more...
Kill you !!! Any med that is strong enough to do good can hurt you if you use it wrong.I recall a runway model who found she could suppress her appetite by using her inhaler.She died of an overdose when her heart developed an irregular heartbeat.If you think you need it more than prescribed, you need to go in to see how to establish better control with other meds. Read more...

What's a good way to check if my asthma inhaler worked?

Inhaler. Your maintenance inhaler will not give you an immediate effect while the albuterol one should. If no spray comes out of the device, make sure the hole in the plastic l shaped container is not blocked, wash it under warm water after you remove the metal canister. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: asthma inhaler?

Inhaled asthma Med. An asthma inhaler is a devise that delivers asthma medication through inhalation. They are sometimes called puffers or mdi's (metered dose inhalers) they can deliver rescue medications such as albuterol, or controller medications such as inhaled steroids. Read more...
Medicine. An asthma inhaler could be a bronchodilator or a steroid designed to open the lungs. It could come in a pressurized canister, via a nebulizer or via a dry powder inhaler. Read more...
Drug delivery system. Asthma inhalers deliver drugs directly into the lungs. There are basically 2 types. Controllers which are usually cortisone type drugs which control the frequency of asthma attacks. The other is called a rescue inhaler to be used when you have an attack. Depending on the type of asthma you may need one or both types. Read more...

Is the primatene mist asthma inhaler banned?

Phased out. Primatene (epinephrine) mist was phased out as of dec 31, 2011 primarily due to cfc's (chlorofluorocarbons) being banned and other better asthma medicines. Read more...
Removed from market. There are currently no over the counter asthma inhalers in the us. The manufacturers of primatine are petitioning the fda to keep it available. No actions as of yet. Available prescription rescue inhalers more specific with fewer side effects. Recently a new otc inhaler has been released. It is called asthmanefrin. I recommend you speak with your physician before starting any medications. Read more...