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Old 12-29-2012, 05:18 PM   #8
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Re: Officially diagnosed

Another interesting thing...I just fully read the insert that came with the Xopenex, and it states under "DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION":

"For treatment of acute bronchospasm or prevention of asthmatic symptoms, the usual dosage of XOPENEX HFA (levalbuterol tartrate) Inhalation Aerosol for adults and children 4 years of age and older is 2 inhalations (90 mcg) every 4 to 6 hours."

So while it is a short acting medication, apparently it is also used for prevention.