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  1. SO confused!
    ... start wheezing and i cant breathe most of the time the albuterol works other times it takes hours to make it stop....

  2. just started taking Pulmicort
    ... diagnosed with asthma. My dr gave me both Pulmicort and Albuterol . I know that steroids are not good for you, but...

  3. Do You Think I Can Last?
    ... Do you have albuterol ? use it before snowboarding or at least use a mask...
    ... Do you have albuterol ? use it before snowboarding or at least use a mask ... lungs Ok, I'll take my ventolin (I think its like albuterol ) before I start. Do you thing going would be a bad...
    ... about 15 minutes. I'm a jogger and I have to use albuterol 15 minutes before I run. I take Flovent as a preventive...
    ... Ventolin IS albuterol . I used to take Ventolin until the generic albuterol...

  4. Just diagnosed
    ... singulair are to stop attacks before they start. The albuterol is to treat an attack you have. I take singulair ... now and use the albuterol inhaler on an as needed basis. Some times more than ... others. The jitters you have from the albuterol does wear off with time. When I haven't taken it...
    ... of allergy simptoms which can trigger asthma. The albuterol only needs to be taken during an attack. After you ... prevenative medications for a while you should not need the albuterol as much. I have fought back and forth for years not...

  5. Can temperature weaken Advair strength?
    ... spasm' that was completely controlled with just an albuterol inhaler. About 2 years ago, all of a sudden my inhaler ... as it used to. I swore it was from a new brand of albuterol inhaler that I just picked up at my pharmacy. I was...

  6. Pregnant daughter, what medicines can take that won't harm baby ?
    ... Has any pregnant asthmatic woman took Albuterol , that makes you shake ? Unfortunately , down here ... t shake so much. WE cant even get a script for Albuterol , until a doctor sees her , is Volpamax really that...
    ... control drugs are ones such as Advair and Flovent. The albuterol stops an attack. The control druugs are steriods ... and the albuterol , etc are not. Hope this helps....

  7. trouble swallowing at dinner time
    ... gets answers.... also.. i take all the asthma drus, albuterol , steroid pumps, singulair and NONE of it helps......

  8. Im always sick, is it my meds?
    ... robatussin and get over it, except one doc who put me on albuterol for about 2 weeks) So I went to my new Doc with ... So he proscribed Clarinex for 1 month, Azmacort and albuterol . I also have psists on my overies, so he proscribed...

  9. Sick for a month.. asthma flare up?
    ... a medrol pack, a decongestant and told to take my albuterol inhaler every 4 hours. Xrays showed "questionable...

  10. Asthma attack
    ... Did you use your albuterol when you had the attack? I know I am sort of worn...

  11. Advair taken off the markets?
    ... you want to have attacks all the time and live on albuterol (the side effects of which outpace the steroids any...
    ... than taking a short acting bronchiodialator such as albuterol , as albuterol has to be taken more often and can have...
    ... the most popular asthma drug out there other than albuterol . All medications have the ability to harm someone...

  12. hello im a newbie, and my son has asthma
    ... inhaler like you described. I only use it now with albuterol for acute attacks. We use Pulmicort as preventative...

  13. Allergic to cats -- and tired of avoiding them
    ... control the reaction to exercise by using my inhaler ( Albuterol ) before I exercise. The cats, however, are a worse...
    ... control the reaction to exercise by using my inhaler ( Albuterol ) before I exercise. The cats, however, are a worse...

  14. worse asthma, other symptoms, allergies?
    ... with asthma when I'm there, and I hardly ever use my albuterol inhaler! it's great. I was diagnosed with asthma...

  15. MaxAir no longer available? help
    ... results and no side-effects (I'm severely allergic to albuterol ). Now, my pharmacist says it's been discontinued ... Has anyone else out there experienced problems with albuterol and tried an alternative medication or inhaler that ... emergency situation (is how I found out I was allergic to albuterol ). :) Thank you for any feedback that can be offered...
    ... poster: Xopenex! Awesome med if you have issues with albuterol . Up until December 2005 it was only available for ... Xopenex for 5 years, prior to that I had used nebulized albuterol , Proventil inhaler and MaxAir. Interestingly enough...

  16. atrovent use
    ... question is does atrovent help a great deal? i am using albuterol , advair, singulair & have started using my nebulizer...
    ... DS uses both albuterol and atrovent in his nebulizer. It's my understanding ... that albuterol is more fast acting, while the atrovent effects last...

  17. Methacholine Challenge????
    ... as it dips too low they stop the test and give an albuterol treatment to reverse the flare up. They induce the...

  18. HELP! Asthma like symptoms bt no meds help... been to every dr!!
    ... i take singulair (5 years), albuterol inhaler and sometimes the nebulizer (when its really...
    ... i take singulair (5 years), albuterol inhaler and sometimes the nebulizer (when its really...

  19. "CANT EAT PLEASE HELPl -clogged Throat After Using Nebulizer- Almost Choked
    ... eat solid foods,, and i finally figured out its the albuterol in the nebulizer causing it.. I have been scared ... swallow, this is just how it felt when I first used albuterol , its similar that feeling you get when you drink...

  20. Posted a while back, now on Advair & Alb., ?'s
    ... really need to be on the daily meds and not rely on the albuterol . I use it only before I jog as I really don;t have...
    ... After one uses their albuterol inhaler how long before you start feeling the results...

  21. What are some good treatment medications
    ... controlling it before the attacks happen is the way to go. Albuterol is for emergencies, and not a way to control anything...

  22. Newbie, Chronic Asthmatic, Addicted to Albuterol
    ... 1. At four canisters of Albuterol a month, there is no way humanly possible you are ... There is no such thing as a physical addiction to albuterol . Four nebs a day OR eight puffs a day is the recommended...
    ... large. PLEASE lose some weight, get away from so much Albuterol and try to stabilize yourself without as many meds ... as possible. The albuterol cannot help if the wheezing is weight induced....
    ... advair or some such corticosteroid and get off the albuterol . The albuterol is more like a bandaid and doesn't...
    ... Hi, I was born with Asthma too and used my Albuterol inhaler 'as needed'; probably more than 8 times a ... many different ones intended to reduce my reliance on albuterol . While chatting with my PM doctor (I take morphine ... be be writing a paper on the addictive qualities of albuterol inhalers, so maybe there is some merit to your thought ... puff every day. It has also dropped my reliance on Albuterol down to almost once a day. Some days I even skip it...

  23. My 5 year olds most recent pulmonologist visit....
    ... anyone has found there to be a link with maybe the albuterol , or flovent, or advair.... or maybe just the asthma...
    ... that a lack of sleep and then the combination of the albuterol (which is a stimulant) can make it hard for me to...

  24. Advair
    ... love how Advair practically killed my reliance on my Albuterol inhaler. I was given Singular to replace Accolate...

  25. For Friend A Friend
    ... posting this for a friend she says that after using the albuterol inhaler her thrat feels clogged up, and it's difficult ... swallowing, can this be an allergic reaction to the albuterol inhaler? she says that after she has been on this ... inhalers can she use that dont have the ingredient that albuterol has?...

  26. allegra
    ... tightness, I have since stopped taking it. I now just use Albuterol (for asthma, throat tightness), and Claritin (10 mg ... does help with the throat tightness along with the Albuterol and Claritin. I was just wondering since I haven't...
    ... Advair) so I've just been sticking it out with the Albuterol and Claritin. The tightness in my throat comes from...

  27. it's back...and it's bad...please help?
    ... can prescribe I just started on flovent 2X a day and albuterol when needed. I don't know how effective it is yet...
    ... I take advair 250/50 twice a day, carry my albuterol inhaler and when needed I use the nebulizer. I am...

  28. Albuterol and FAST heartbeat 2 hrs after using it?
    ... two and see how that works. The good thing about albuterol is that it does wear off after about four hours or...
    ... rate is a completely normal side effect after taking Albuterol and nothing to be concerned about. Tremors or shakiness...

  29. Constant coughing
    ... days ago. I don't really know what to expect. I am on albuterol inhaler and have been for a few months due to shortness ... at 66% when she then stopped the test and gave me albuterol to reverse it. Because my chest hurt sooo bad to even ... I have asthma I asked her while i was getting the albuterol if I had failed the test miserably because it dropped ... horribly and can't stop. I already had my 2 puffs of albuterol I can only take it every 4 hrs. The last was an hour...

  30. Diagnosed with Asthma, but......
    ... jittery, just like the way it feels when you take the albuterol . good luck!...

  31. Asthma and steroid question.
    ... that I would rather fight the asthma with just my albuterol than feel like I do on the steroids. I believe I was...
    ... There are other medications that you can use besides albuterol to control your asthma that are not steroids. There...
    ... getting a nebulizer? I am on advair and always carry my albuterol inhaler but at times I need my nebulizer maybe once...

  32. Asthma?
    ... Jeannie Yes i took him today.She precscribed albuterol for him to use. So hopefully this will help.Thanks...

  33. Coughing and gagging at night
    ... qvar as controller meds and we increase qvar and add albuterol when cold symptoms appear. She has had the skin testing ... At times she has trouble with her breathing and the albuterol helps. The majority of the time she wheezes at night ... hurting from coughing. The drs always say that the albuterol is supposed to help with the cough but it does not...
    ... but the dr. said to just keep nebulizing her with albuterol or xopenex, drink hot liquids, take otc antihistimine...

  34. Question
    ... to help me with EIA. I have been prescribed Advair, Albuterol with spacer and singlular. My EIA has gotten worse...
    ... a panic when it doesn't seem to be helped from the Albuterol ....
    ... Exercise Induced Asthma. Do you use the albuterol 15 minutes before exercise? Especially cardio? ...
    ... Thank you for the replies. I do use the albuterol with spacer about 25 minutes before we do PT. It's ... sometimes getting the timing thing right so I can use the albuterol before we do PT or other intense training. Schedule ... just so frustrated because I never had to use the albuterol before during PT and now the things I use to do with...

  35. Asthma
    ... or three days like crazy. I just use my Proventil ( albuterol ), 2 puffs every 4-6 hours until I get it back under...

  36. Need help breathing TODAY!
    ... refilled over the years, gotten new prescriptions ( Albuterol ) for it from any new doctor I saw. The SOB and tight ... sleep) and their doctor gave them a nebulizer with Albuterol . He prescribed us several boxes of Albuterol refills ... no need to get a new RX for me, I'll just use the Albuterol and inhaler in the house as needed (which, like I...
    ... acts up worse this time of year due to the mold. Albuterol inhailers are usually prescribed 2 puffs per dose ... of it. The nebulizer is just a machine that holds albuterol in a liquid form (this is usually what is in it)....
    ... that you are using proper inhaler technique? When albuterol (and any other) inhalers are used without a spacer...
    ... If you don't have a spacer, hold the albuterol inhaler out from your mouth a couple of inches when...
    ... tightened up again. I filled it with 6cc of liquid Albuterol . I hope this lessens up soon. I've been using...
    ... me back. I am now on Combevent, Qvar, Foradil and Albuterol ....

  37. Any ideas are helpfun
    ... allergies. He takes advair, singulair, flonase and albuterol in a nebulizer when needed. Does anyone know of any...

  38. severe asthma, nothing helping
    ... gotten unmanageable in the last 6 months. I take albuterol , singulair, advair, azmacort for asthma, claritin...
    ... solu-medrol, did a neb treatment with atrovent and albuterol which still didnt help. I felt like my lungs were...
    ... prednisone prescription today and I've been doing my albuterol nebulizer just about every 4 hours, taking regular ... albuterol in between and took daily azmacort and singulair....

  39. exhausted from not being able to breathe
    ... working and I was going into a panic attack. I used my albuterol inhailer 4 times or so (8 puffs) in a 2 hour frame...

  40. Anyone with asthma that cannot have stimulants??
    ... one control an actual attack wihtout something like albuterol or something stimulant based??...

  41. Mild asthma??
    ... and use Flovent daily. The only time I have to use albuterol is before cardio events - jogging, etc. I've had...
    ... attack and had to go to an ER they would give you albuterol even with a heart condition. I would opt for a daily...

  42. Newly diagnosed with Asthma
    ... was diagnosed with asthma. I was given 2 inhalers - albuterol and flovent. I've had the albuterol inhaler since ... breathing problems during the day, having to use the albuterol several times a day, tightness in my chest and the...
    ... should help you from getting as many flare ups and the albuterol is the standard quick releif inhailer. My allergies...
    ... in and hold for 30 seconds; then repeat after using Albuterol . The tech showed me the charts and I'm off from...

  43. Niphedipine (Procardia) and Calcium Channel Blockers
    ... control for over 7 years with Flovent and occasional albuterol , but for the past year or so I get regular flare-ups...

  44. Running Programs
    ... do it....going 3 days a week. Be sure to use your albuterol (2 puffs) 15-20 minutes beforehand. Now I jog 2-3...
    ... took me a while to get the dosage and timing of the albuterol figured out but I have no trouble now. Just watch...

  45. When to use inhaler? Also are these side effects of the inhaler normal?????
    ... two puffs morning and night. The rescure inharler ( albuterol , etc) should be used when you have an attack...and...
    ... two puffs morning and night. The rescure inharler ( albuterol , etc) should be used when you have an attack...and ... we know what inhalers you are on. I have the albuterol inhaler. Doc wont give me the other one till im done...

  46. advair dependency
    ... morning dose. Always carry your rescue inhaler with you ( albuterol ). If you do not have one, request one immediately...

  47. Cooking aroma?
    ... allergies. I take advair, and usually only use my albuterol like once every few months. I don't remember the...

  48. Doc says lungs are fine/Test say different
    ... after each time you blew in this machine they gave you albuterol . My pulmonogist said my lungs were fine and sent ... Normal CT of the chest. The test where I was given albuterol says, there is a mild obstructive defect. The airway...

  49. Doctor says "Don't Run"
    ... asthma and I jog. You'll need to do 2 puffs of your albuterol 15-20 minutes before you jog. And it has helped my...
    ... Ditto... Albuterol before your exercise! Also, work into it slowly and...

  50. Restrictive Airway Disease
    ... colds...she was given a neubulizer (sp?) to use with albuterol treatments. She used this fairly often for about...

  51. confused about when to use inhaler???
    ... times have been on daily inhailers and pills + my albuterol but I did not really see a huge improvement with the...

  52. Advair and throat irritation
    ... I did the same thing with advair last year and my albuterol inhaler use went way up. Thanks for the reminder...

  53. Surgery
    ... gallbladder out this spring, they had me bring my albuterol and take two hits off it before surgery. When I had...

  54. Disability?
    ... being on prednisone 20mg for 2 weeks, singular and albuterol and having a nebulizer treatment done right before ... as you can see I am usually around the 35% mark, my albuterol last me about 7 days at best. I try to stay way from...
    ... were feeling good? Are you only taking singulair & albuterol regularly, no other meds? No inhaled steroid? Singulair ... for about 1/2 of us, and if you are going thru an albuterol inhaler a week, your asthma (if that's what you have ... will never get better & only has you on singulair & albuterol , I would think it would be time to find another dr...

  55. Asthma & Sports
    ... I take at laest 15 hours of dance a week. I take albuterol 30 min. before I dance. I also take xopenex via nebulizer...
    ... Flovent, one puff twice per day and use two puffs of albuterol 15 minutes before I jog. No problems at all with...

  56. albuterol works but i get weak and shake
    ... And then I did have shakes, etc after using the albuterol ...was not realistic to go job at 3;30 AM! good look...
    ... have to use it with a nebulizer. I prefer it over Albuterol for my two girls. It is some how Albuterol but chemically...
    ... Xopenex is so much better for my daughters than Albuterol . My four year old says she feels like she's falling ... and she's jittery and shaking when I have to use the Albuterol because we don't have access to the Neb at home....
    ... jitters after using it in the nebulizer? After I use albuterol in the nebulizer I feel like I could jump out of my...
    ... That's what's so great about it. It is basically albuterol that has been chemically altered to remove some of ... the side effects of albuterol . You get all the benefits of Albuterol but you...
    ... carrying around an inhaler with Xopenex. One puff of Albuterol sends me off the deep end - I get uncontrollable shakes...
    ... feels like it's coming out of my chest when I use my Albuterol . But the main thing is to be on medicine that keeps...

  57. Question Asthma Attack
    ... it as soon as systems come on. Don't wait! I take albuterol on top of the daily meds, but I had to ask a friend...
    ... I am on advair, singulair, spiriva and albuterol . Today I am having a hard time. It's going to be 92...

  58. Anyone on Spiriva or Combivent?
    ... matter what), and then Combivent inhalor along with an Albuterol inhalor to take as needed. This seems like a...
    ... I am on spiriva, albuterol , advair and singulair. I don't seem to notice a difference...

  59. diagnosed one month
    ... diagnosed with asthma. They only gave me an albuterol inhaler. I maybe used it twice in the last few months...

  60. Help! My ENT diagnosed me with vocal chord paralysis and did a tracheostomy on me.
    ... after several fainting spells in high school, but the albuterol has never seemed to help what feels like the tightening...

  61. Advair Users
    ... I was diagnosed with asthma last month. Albuterol doesn't work for me so I was prescribed the Advair...
    ... Albuterol inhaler is used in most cases as a rescue when you...
    ... about 15 pounds with it. :o( As was mentioned, Albuterol is for when you are feeling really tight in the chest...
    ... wait until your chest becomes very tight to use the albuterol inhaler, otherwise it will harder to get the air in...

  62. My boyfriend was told he had Asthma
    ... Hi - the shaking is caused by the albuterol and yes, it can be normal for many people (myself ... isn't even trying to help him control his asthma. Albuterol is a rescue drug. He should only need that if his...

  63. asthma??
    ... you experienced and ask for a rescue inhaler like Albuterol . One way to find out for sure if you were having asthma ... inhaler. If your symptoms get much better after taking Albuterol , then it was asthma. I am now having a constant...

  64. Rescue Inhalers & Cardiac Side Effects
    ... I can only tell you about the one I use - Albuterol . I have a very mild case of asthma and about the ... only times I use the Albuterol is before I jog and perhaps before I mow the greass ... exercise, I have no side effects. HOWEVER, if I use the albuterol and for some reason (phone call from mother, etc)...
    ... also suffer from horrible cardiac side effects from Albuterol . I have found that I am only able to take one puff ... of albuterol . If I take the full two puffs, then my heart rate ... I definitely do better with the Xopenex than the Albuterol . The Xopenex does increase my heart rate up to 130...
    ... heart defect and asthma. I've been lucky so far but Albuterol does seem to be the best of the not-very-good options...
    ... I switched from albuterol to maxair for unrelated reasons, but was glad to discover ... maxair had far less cardiac side effects for me than albuterol . It is more expensive, but has twice as many inhalations...
    ... with that back at the beginning of this yr. I use albuterol inhaler and neb form. I dont have too many probs with...
    ... my next visit because I explained to him that the Albuterol causes me to feel rapid heart beat/palpitations/jitters ... makes me sensitive and prone to the side effects of Albuterol ....

  65. Is 'Salbutamol' Albuterol?
    ... A friend of mine uses an Albuterol inhaler, as do I. They recently bought factory sealed ... do not speak any Spanish. I am not sure that its Albuterol ! The top of the box reads Salbutamol. Can anyone ... help?? Yes, salbutamol is albuterol ....

  66. Where is a good place to move for asthma?
    ... can....allergy shots, flovent, zyrtec and my handy albuterol on the days I jog or mow the grass. Maybe somewhere...

  67. Out of Date Puffers
    ... after the expiration date. I was using an outdated albuterol inhaler when I started jogging last year. When I...

  68. Went to hospital for shortness of breath.....
    ... me on a ventilator for 10 minutes and prescribed an albuterol inhaler. The second visit, they believed that nothing...

  69. Singulair side effects + another ?
    ... experienced anything like that. She also has an inhaler albuterol , which she does not use alot. After coughing for...
    ... pain sometimes but you can use Xopenex instead of Albuterol and it might maker her a little less jittery. I use ... during the day because it is easier to carry around. Albuterol raises the heart rate and causes my four year old...
    ... colds ect) and 1 puff a day when well. He takes his albuterol only if he has an attack . ( He has only needed the ... albuterol once this year) We had been at the hospital at least...

  70. Allergies turn to Asthma?
    ... relief. I'm on a new protcol with QVAR twice a day and Albuterol when needed with a once a day antihistamine. I'm...

  71. Relationship Between Asthma and Heartrate?
    ... have you recently used your rescue inhaler (i.e. Albuterol )? That makes me heart race a little sometimes. Also...
    ... asthma, as was prescribed Allegra at the time and albuterol when I needed an inhaler. Once I started taking Allegra...
    ... in general. It bothers me a lot. I don't like using Albuterol because it makes my heart race even more. I had started...

  72. Is sedation dangerous??
    ... went in for surgery, the anesthetist had me use an albuterol inhaler before they took me in to prevent problems...
    ... pre-op and the third one they told me to bring my albuterol and I used it before they took me to pre-op. The...
    ... the posts I think I'm going to bring my Advair and Albuterol with me to the hospital just in case. Thanks! :)...

  73. Asthma meds/headaches
    ... Saturday morning was terrible, I needed about 8 puffs of albuterol to breathe & in the morning before work I took my ... still.. now I've noticed everytime i've had to use my albuterol inhaler since I get a headache. The more puffs the ... headache. So now this is a sticky situation, take the albuterol , deal with a horrible headache (I mean unable to move...

  74. Help. Cannot inhale properly.
    ... reflux and it does not respond to inhlaers such as albuterol . This condition is often misdiagnosed as asthma,...

  75. What helped me
    ... asthma, what has helped me. I used to have to use my albuterol inhaler everyday at least once. When I would get sick...
    ... asthma, what has helped me. I used to have to use my albuterol inhaler everyday at least once. When I would get sick...


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