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  1. tightning in my throat
    ... bottom of my neck, right between my clavicals. But the albuterol does seem to relieve it. Sometimes cold water helps...

  2. all my life
    ... control on my life. I have always used ventolin and albuterol adn shudder when I think of how much myself andmy...

  3. Asthma?
    ... originally thought this was asthma and gave me Singular and Albuterol , but neither really helped me much. The singular ... find no need to test further for asthma. As for Albuterol when I had any problems breathing I did use it, but...

  4. anyone gained alot of weight from taking advair?
    ... me..I have had asthma for 32 years..Ive sucked down albuterol inhalers in a 2 week period for years..Ive just now ... puffs a month..But lately I have gone back to using albuterol alot more especially at night..Im still taking the...
    ... Advair 250/50 during the day and 100/50 at night. An Albuterol inhailer now lasts me over 3 months as opposed to...

  5. breathlessness
    ... say it's the way it is, but it could happen. Does albuterol help him? Does it help his breathlessness? What else ... blow very close to his personal best, give him some albuterol and try to calm him down. If he doesn't need the oral...

  6. New, Severe Asthma
    ... and call me canadian.. I never even heard the word ' albuterol ' until I started talking to americans... why do they...
    ... on Advair for about 3 months. I haven't tried the Albuterol or Flovent yet. Apparently my physician felt that...
    ... available on the market for years, Serevent (like albuterol that lasts 12 hours) and Flovent. So, indiretly, you ... have tried Flovent. Albuterol should be something all asthmatics or suspected asthmatics ... counter it. Most patients with EIA are prescribed albuterol and only albuterol, to take before they exercise....

  7. Skylar/Foradil update-and the rest of my kids
    ... I think it was a defective capsule/batch. Shes on Albuterol 3 puffs x 3 times a day also and he called a dexamethasone ... Oral Ceftin.We finally got her better,shes on Flovent, Albuterol nebs(no she doesn't have asthma),Ultrase,ADEKs and...

  8. Four year old /Asthma/Allergists
    ... over 87 for days. She is on Pulmicort twice a day, albuterol when needed, and orapred (all this is usually in the...
    ... but if I were you I'd inquire into it. Xopenex and Albuterol like your Dr. said don't really make a difference ... -- some people have found traditional albuterol can have some funky side effects, but for most people...

  9. ? About Asthma Medications
    ... Hi. I can tell you what works for me. I use albuterol for the fast-acting inhaler. I also take Singulair...

  10. Asthma and pregnancy ...
    ... doing so rapidly. Normally I use a rescue inhaler ( albuterol ) maybe 4 times a year. In the last week I have had...
    ... only more severe and took the same meds along with albuterol . This last time I almost died, they didn't know what...

  11. Is there other things that are like asthma
    ... asthma. I was put in 5mg singular. I was also given Albuterol . I have never used the Albuterol much, but use singular...
    ... see how well your lungs work and give you a dose of albuterol to see whether it has an effect. If the albuterol...
    ... t have been for my ventolin (which is what we call albuterol in canada). Bad attacks tend to make your lungs worse...
    ... in. Is that the FEV1? Also in talking with the Albuterol the few times I had chest tightness the Albuterol...

  12. CAN I EXPECT THIS?
    ... diagnosed with Excercise Induced Asthma. He gave me Albuterol to take before excercise. Although this does help...
    ... regularly. If this doesn't work, however, and the albuterol doesn't seem to be doing a terribly good job of controlling ... can take before exercise that work extremely well, albuterol only being one of them. Also, if you are experiencing ... basis rather than simply treated intermittently with albuterol ....
    ... as some drugs (like salbutamol) go by two names ( albuterol and ventolin) and other drugs (like berodual) are...

  13. Confused when to take inhaler
    ... the various medications you suggested. I have had albuterol before, and got shaky and hives. I am extremely sensitive...
    ... might want to ask your doc about xopenex, it's like albuterol except it's ... it's hard to describe, it's a different ... isomer of the regular albuterol , it's missing an inactive section of the molecule...
    ... mentioned).I had an awful reaction to Serevent as well as albuterol . I have been able to use Xopenex,Unfortunatly its ... everything I've read Xopenex actually lasts 6-8 hours VS Albuterol 's 4-6 hours. How about Maxair or Bricanyl?I also ... Serevent or Foradil because from personal experience if albuterol causes you problems chances are Serevent and Foradil...
    ... xopenex and albuterol are almost the same drug, the original albuterol had...

  14. vocal cord dysfunction?
    ... diagnosed with vocal cord dysfunction after weeks of my albuterol not helping eas my breathing. Has anyone else had...

  15. New to Asthma
    ... - up to 40mgs, along with Advair twice daily, and albuterol 4x daily. No improvement at all. He sent me to an...

  16. Inhaler Recalls
    ... into the inhalers he was using and found that his albuterol inhaler was made by Shering-Plough (Warrick) and has ... inhalers were missing the active ingredient used in albuterol . Does anyone have any other information on these...

  17. Is this Asthma Or Not?
    ... lil' arguement) lol. I am on Flovent 220 2x daily Albuterol 2 puffs 4x daily (but I don't do this 4x) Effexor...
    ... itchy eyes or cough. (Except, I cough after using the albuterol on occasion). But I do have a very dry throat and...
    ... But again, I do not feel much different after the albuterol . I would have no way of knowing one way or the other...
    ... Any help from anyone would be appreciated. I am on albuterol 2 sprays 4x a day and advair 2x a day and prevacid...

  18. Need some info, please................
    ... on pills to control it (somopholin/theopholin)plus albuterol . As I go older and lost health insurance I dropped ... everything but the Albuterol , any doctors that I saw, agreed and just always refilled ... my Albuterol . I am 32 now and just recently switched to a new ... to say the least) at the number of times I use my Albuterol a day (I go through, probably, 2 canisters a month ... on to tell me that your body can become immune to Albuterol if used too often and it won't help in need. (Has...

  19. ASTHMA/ANXIETY??????
    ... of my throat that was not totally alleviated by the albuterol . the doctor sent me to an ENT to make sure I did...

  20. advair and weight gain
    ... really does help my asthma and don't have a need for albuterol at all when I am on it but I am so frustrated with...
    ... alternative drug. But I agree I did not have to use albuterol at all while on advair. But I prefer another drug...

  21. Parents of asthmatics
    ... basically for a very negative reaction to a back to back albuterol treatment given in the Drs. office.) His asthma is...

  22. Does this sound like ASTHMA?
    ... night I was having difficulty breathing, so I took my albuterol . About 20 minutes later, I brought up alot of white...
    ... time comes. It's good to remember when you take your albuterol it opens up your lungs and any mucous trapped inside...

  23. Help with sleep
    ... why no albuterol ? atrovent takes forever to work sometimes. Patience...

  24. What do I do....steroid for DD or not?
    ... cough up whatever's in her lungs, in addition to the albuterol , and is relatively harmless in children's doses. To...
    ... awhile. This weekend I think we will cut it down to two albuterol treatments(morning and evening) and then when we see...
    ... ;) I agree with your dr. to cut her down on the albuterol . It isn't good for tiny hearts to beat so fast. that ... much albuterol will make an adult tachycardic, I hate to imagine...
    ... had been giving her the pulmicort right after the albuterol . I have read on another board that some doctors give...
    ... You can get preservative free albuterol ...The DEY brand is I believe.We use the DEY brand ... Albuterol and mix it with pulmicort for Meredith(1y). Cassidy...

  25. Dr switched DD from Flovent &Serevent to Pulmicort. Have questions.
    ... Pulmicort. They're just different. Like Ventolin (or Albuterol ) vs. Berotec or Bricanyl. Oxeze vs. Serevent. They...

  26. My child has asthma, been on nebs for 5 days, .....need advice
    ... easiest and most common things to do is to give her an albuterol treatment before giving her flovent -- it will open...

  27. Sick of Being Sick!!!
    ... the advair is very quick-acting, it's like being on albuterol that lasts for 12 hours instead of 4. The only side...

  28. Howdy
    ... asthma doc.He was dx with asthma at 6m,treated with albuterol and cromolyn.He was off meds and symptom free from ... Meredith hasn't been dx yet but takes Pulmicort Respules, albuterol ,and is on prelone right now.She had a horrible reaction...

  29. What the best weapon against athsma?
    ... works best to fight athsma. I am currently using albuterol when needed, (almost 3 times a day). ...
    ... works best to fight athsma. I am currently using albuterol when needed, (almost 3 times a day). I'd be surprised ... if your doctor will be pleased to hear you're using albuterol 3 times daily. This is a rescue inhaler and only...
    ... :) I agree with everybody else -- taking lots of albuterol is bad for you in the long run and has been proven ... in a regular dose and tend to reduce your need for albuterol as you take them. Make sure to have your dosage evaluated...
    ... that I need to use the rescue inhaler. I also use albuterol more often than I should, but I've just been started...
    ... day, helps some. For attacks we have a nebulizer and Albuterol he uses three times a day until his symptoms are relieved...

  30. Anyone Using Herbal/Non-Medical Approach to Fight Asthma?
    ... reactions to the asmtha medications. I was using an Albuterol inhaler 3 times a day along with a steroid inhaler ... called Qvar. The Albuterol made me so nervous. I would also get the shakes and...
    ... the herbs don't always work, and then we have to use albuterol and occasionally even prednisone (once last April...
    ... have MANY fewer side effects then the rescue meds ( albuterol or herbs) please please consider trying this approach...
    ... attack last spring, which the doctors treated with albuterol and prednisone, she was doing fine for months on traditiona ... coughing from exercise; her pediatrician recommended an albuterol inhaler before exercise (isn't this still pretty standard...
    ... what was available when I was a child. no no the albuterol and predinsone when things get really bad - is the...

  31. Singular side effects
    ... almost chronic (and which we believed was caused by Albuterol in spite of frantic rinsing) has resolved on its own...

  32. Asthma attack this AM
    ... course the gp doc did not help with the "just take your albuterol and don't worry about it. " <end rant> good...

  33. I need help ASAP!
    ... as for which that would be I don't know. I am on Albuterol and Vanceril medication and it has worked great for...

  34. Do any of you have children with asthma?
    ... it was stuck in his throat. We started with liquid albuterol , then went to Intal Cromylon (for maintainence) and ... albuterol (as a rescue treatment) in a nebulizer. Back then ... used that for a couple of years. Now we only have albuterol nebulizer solution (and when he gets a cold, etc....
    ... pulmonary doc is sure, keep off the steroids. Nebulized albuterol , however, is nothing really more than a stimulant...

  35. quick question...
    ... he/she says you don't need control meds just take albuterol and don't worry about it- as i was told- w/o doing...

  36. help please
    ... feel like not enough air is entering into my lungs. Albuterol , and advair doesn't seem to work for me, and my...
    ... inhaler. Maybe Maxair will help, or a stronger dose of albuterol . Who knows. Only a doctor can help with the meds aspect...
    ... to my lungs, except that when I was breathing in albuterol , it showed to help. (whatever that means) So...
    ... maybe even a bit better when I exercise). Although albuterol and advair seemed to help at first, they are not helping...

  37. Asthma with colds
    ... have allergy-aggravated asthma and antihistmines and albuterol PRN is enough to control their asthma. Her babies...

  38. question for yall
    ... attack while you're running, SLOW DOWN. If you take albuterol and continue on your way, DON'T EXPECT TO KEEP THE ... react. Be careful. Make sure you take a hit or two of albuterol 20 minutes before you run. If the attack sets in after...

  39. hello everybody
    ... your asthma if it not being controlled (rescue med- albuterol does NOT count as control) then it makes sense to...

  40. Breathing Problems.
    ... moment and more importantly how much difference the albuterol makes. In my case the albuterol treatment did very...
    ... moment and more importantly how much difference the albuterol makes. In my case the albuterol treatment did very ... not my problem. yes, acceptable medical change for albuterol is an improvement of I believe upwards of 12% on any ... including PEF. There can be a number of different reasons albuterol doesn't make a difference -- it didn't on my last...

  41. Anyone else taking Advair?
    ... this medicine, though. I think it's far better than albuterol ....
    ... even...scary huh? anyways..i forever have been using albuterol every single day and serevent two times a day..and ... totally unacceptable for me to be using that much albuterol ..and since my peek flows were around 200 he was scared...
    ... so my doctor switched me to azmacort...I also take albuterol ( have for quite a while)... My asthma is triggered...

  42. Change in Temp
    ... that told me not to worry about it just keep taking albuterol when i could barely make it up a flight of stairs ... with the albuterol ! and he claimed to have asthma himself!...

  43. Pill or Inhaler?
    ... to work well for me,and I can live well. I do use Albuterol inhaler for break-through wheezing, and before exercise...

  44. Non Prescription Asthma Drugs???
    ... whatsoever. I am getting down towards the end of my Albuterol inhaler, which was the FINAL refill. When I was young...

  45. Hello! I'm new here...
    ... times! I take Theophylline 900mgs per day, and use albuterol , Serevent and Pulmicort inhalers I have a nebulizer...

  46. Has anyone tried Intal Cromolyn?
    ... this inhaler today. So far nothing has worked but Albuterol . My doc said I shouldn't be using Albuterol as routine...
    ... Right now the only thing I am using are 6-7 puffs of Albuterol a day; I was controlled with less Albuterol and Azmacort...
    ... can expect similiar side effects as with Ventolin ( albuterol )...it can cause heart palpitations, twitching....all ... you may benefit from....azmacort and such...and the albuterol should only be used for attacks--don't use the intal...

  47. advair
    ... puffs 3X's per day, Singulair, and still had to use Albuterol 1 to 4 times per day. For the first time in 12 years ... its a wonderfull feeling. I have only had to use my Albuterol once in the past 3 weeks. I'm sure that the main...

  48. Questions for board
    ... an allergist about your concerns with that. Also, Albuterol is very strong. If you feel the need to use it as...
    ... I agree with most everyone else albuterol is a "rescue inhaler" which means its to be used to ... good or not if you use it daily you may not need the albuterol 3 to 4x aday. I have a dog i shouldn't have and if ... each and every day and then if you still need to take albuterol 3 to 4x a day you need to consider other options....

  49. Albuterol and the shakes
    ... Albuterol is some pretty strong stuff. It is typically used ... a friend of mine, as well as myself, rarely use Albuterol because it IS so strong, and irritates our airways...
    ... that their asthma is not under control. I use pure albuterol only when I am sick and that's with a nebuilizer and...
    ... effect or tremor. Consistant or continued use of the albuterol will decrease the tremors because then your body starts ... say I can explain it in further detail in an email. Albuterol 15-20 minutes before exercise is the absolute correct...
    ... Please be careful with Albuterol . The doctor gave it to me in the ER when I went in...
    ... when you said "Consistant or continued use of the Albuterol will decrease the tremors". I thought I would never ... quit shaking when I first started using Albuterol ! Now at a Nebulizer dose of 6 to 8 times a day of ... Albuterol/Ipatropium cocktail. Albuterol (emergency) inhalers for my purse. And Flovent twice ... rarely get the shakes any more. At least not from the Albuterol , LOL But I was ready to throw it all out the window...
    ... salmeterol (serevent) is just basically salbutamol/ albuterol /proventil/ventolin that lasts for 12 hours. It's a ... different but it does the same thing. -- about albuterol and the shakes -- it does decrease once you get used...
    ... brand, (for example, I can't take the white generic albuterol inhaler, it causes attacks, whereas my blue glaxo...
    ... about how failure to respond properly to drugs like albuterol are a sign of worsening asthma, and that that is a ... constant and persistent use of quick-relief drugs like albuterol actually make asthma /worse/ in certain cases. I'm ... being out of breath could be from you not using your albuterol anymore, or even a sign that your asthma *is* out ... office. He explained to me that while drugs like albuterol can make the muscles around one's airways relax, they ... makes you feel that way (constantly out of breath, albuterol doesn't work anymore, and it gave you the shakes anyway ... what he suggests. Are you on anything other than albuterol ? If so, then the other dosages might need to be adjusted...

  50. Singular
    ... Thank you for you concern. I have Albuterol , Atrovent, and was just prescribed another emergency ... inhaler when I'm too sensitive to take Albuterol . Starts with a "P" but I can't remember the name...

  51. the Miracle Drug
    ... ubb/blob_fire.gif[/img]anyway i use flovent azmacort albuterol ventolin and proventil. :) ...

  52. is there a test ?
    ... reacted to the very first dose so then they gave me albuterol through the neb and my peak flow went back up after...

  53. Chronic Bronchitis and Asthma
    ... sh**, too, so you'd THINK I'd get a clue! Having an albuterol inhaler available has really helped. I'm thinking...

  54. Reactive Airway Disease?!?
    ... are using the nebulizer agian, this time filled with Albuterol . He is weezy and seems to be congested all the time ... . Has anyone ever heard of this before? Isn't Albuterol used to treat asthma? Does this diagnoses mean that...

  55. Need Help Dealing with Asthma in South Korea
    ... Rike, Do you still read these posts? I use Albuterol ...

  56. Anyone own one of those 'breathing machines'?
    ... your machine at all. Ask about Vanceril, Pulmicort, Albuterol (Fast Acting/opens you up within 1-15 minutes!!) and...

  57. BJ2BANDIT/ OR ANYONE WITH COPD EXPERIANCEE
    ... STEROIDS DIDN'T IMKPROVE MY LUNG CAPACITY AND REGULAR ALBUTEROL DOSEN'T HELP ALOT THEY ARE TREATING IT AS COPD. I ... FIND THAT COMBIVENT GIVES ME MORE RELEIF THEN JUST ALBUTEROL . DO YOU HAVE A NEBULIZER? i DO BUT IT'S UP TO ME WHICH...
    ... after a nebulizer treatment. My emergency ihaler ( albuterol ) does get me out of an asthma attack..and quick. But ... maybe once a week) I do have a nebulizer that i use albuterol in when i get real bad..and that hasnt happened in...

  58. Pulmicort respules and Albuteral, do they mix?
    ... Krsyd: I take albuterol & pulmicort. Plrase reDad on. Al though a steroid...
    ... well on the medications. He has been on the drugs albuterol and pulmicort since he was 4.5 months old. He is ... middle of the night and I have to do one treatment of albuterol to get it under control. He seems so wired out at...
    ... Oh by the way a side effect of albuterol is hyperactivity. My daughter was on pulmicort and...

  59. don't under treat your asthma
    ... always treated by family doc's who just gave me an albuterol inhaler and said use this when you need it. now in...
    ... I'm on serevent, flovent, atrovent, alupent and albuterol for my nebulizer. When the serevent and accolate...

  60. Bed time-hard to breath
    ... asthma attack, my chest will feel very tight. I use Albuterol for those, which do make me shake for several minutes...

  61. Shaking from meds
    ... switched the alupent for my neb to a stronger dose of albuterol and stepped it up to every 4 hrs. This seems to work...

Cystic Fibrosis board

  1. When to worry about cough...
    ... ttlecoughs through each nite. Cultures showed staph. After albuterol and anitbiotics they came back clear next time. Then ... coughs, but with CF one always worries. I did increase albuterol to two times instead of once until she's cough free...
    ... free we gradualy went to once a day after that on albuterol . Now Im doing it twice and it seems to be working...

  2. Question about drug pipeline
    ... active. We do CPT in the mornings with nebulized albuterol and atrovent to open up the airways. After work he...
    ... price from about $12,000-16,000 US dollars. We use albuterol and atrovent nebulized (duo neb), which are bronchiodialato ... Some people do it before, or use a puffer/inhaler ( albuterol ). Because DS has cultured pseudomonas, he has to...

  3. anyone with cf with low normal sweat test?
    ... plays xbox and ONLY when vesting. We do duoneb ( albuterol and atrovent) while vesting for 15-30 minutes. Some...

  4. adult cf?
    ... xrays, CTs of sinuses and chest, bronchoscopy (ugh). Albuterol helps sometimes; my lung doc has recently switched...

  5. question about sweat test
    ... an inhaled steroid) four times a day. He also takes albuterol every 3 hours. Neither drug does anything for him...

  6. Meconium ileus
    ... and is doing great. He takes enzymes with his food, Albuterol , Pulmozyme, Vitamax, Vit K, and Pepcid. We do 2 CPT...

  7. New here.
    ... about it. So even if he doesn't get EVERY puff of albuterol because he's checking out the tubes- its all OK. ...
    ... week. Lot of times he'd fall asleep. We do CPT with Albuterol and Atrovent three times a day. Then Pulmozyme (once...
    ... treatments went ok. Today we both cried throught the albuterol , she was so not enjoying sitting there, but we made...

  8. Myfive year olds symptoms---help!!!!!!!!
    ... We always use asthma meds -- albuterol and atrovent via a nebulizer in conjuction with chest...

  9. Anyone using glutathione for CF?
    ... Currently my daughter is on ABDEK, Singulair, Albuterol inhaler, QVAR inhaler, and Creon enzymes. I am trying...

  10. What can I expect?
    ... It does chest percussion for him. He's on seravent, albuterol and pulmozyme for inhaled meds. That keeps his lungs...
    ... of dairy. We do treatments three times a day with albuterol and atrovent and every other month he's on an inhalable...

  11. Pancreatitis/Severe Asthma/Mucus SXS trouble with HMO testing for CF, Help
    ... occasionally, not a smoker, he in on Advair and uses a full albuterol canister 2 weeks sometimes once a week.... He is currently...

  12. PGD and insurance coverage- help!
    ... do it in a dr.'s office), pre cert the nebulizer, albuterol , and enzyme prescriptions. The monthly visits to...

  13. Polymorphism M470V on 7T - Anyone else?
    ... 3 that she does on a daily basis though - we have albuterol but use it rarely now. We also have the vest which...
    ... took her to dr yesterday - on Tobi, Omnicef, Vest, Albuterol - and still feeling like crap. How is all by you...
    ... suited for children with full-blown CF. He also does albuterol breathing treatments with a steroid chaser, singulair...

  14. My 1 year old daughter has CF:
    ... PT three times a day with a nebulizer -- atrovent & albuterol . We also use Tobi nebs every other month because...
    ... hospitalization after he was born. We use atrovent & albuterol with a nebultizer, three times a day and the one after...


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