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  1. Please help with my 4 year old
    ... airway disease and asthma. My daughter is on Flovent, Albuterol , Nasonex and Zyrtec for allergies and asthma. X-rays ... symptom is coughing and we are supposed to use the Albuterol as a "rescue" medicine for when she is coughing. ... problem is that I don't know when she really needs the Albuterol . I'm not living with asthma and I really have no...
    ... able to take in. If it starts really dropping, the albuterol may be called for. For example,400+ is good for me ... an indication that I'm heading for trouble, and the albuterol may be needed. Good luck with your little one. Hope...
    ... chest tightness. Our specialist recommended using albuterol when we hear wheezing or notice her raising her shoulders...

  2. Non-prescription Anti-Inflammatory?
    ... condition and needs to be treated by a doctor - even albuterol is only available by prescription (just like there...

  3. Unusually high peak flows?
    ... Did several days of prednisone, stepped up my albuterol use, got some antibiotics for an infection, and consistentl...

  4. Taken off advair..What now?
    ... an attack, with one exception being medicating with albuterol before cardio. Mine is well controlled. I haven ... 't used my albuterol , except for my standard 2 puffs before jogging, since...

  5. Asthma and general anesthesia
    ... off the ER visit, the prednisone, the advair, the albuterol , the erythromycin, etc. I'm getting the idea...
    ... I had my gallbladder out and they had me bring my albuterol and take 2 puffs in pre-op. All 3 surgeries came...
    ... control since the weather has warmed up. I am on Albuterol , Advair 500 and Singulair. I had shoulder surgery ... indicated I should be fine. They had me bring my Albuterol with me when I had my surgery. I also spoke to the...
    ... ago and prior to my surgery they told me to bring my albuterol with me and I'd use 2 puffs prior to it. Unfortunately ... seem well. :) My advice would be to remember your albuterol though. I think next time if I ever have to be put...

  6. asthma not under control!!
    ... the lungs and minimize daily asthma symptoms (vs. Albuterol which is a short term medication designed to help...
    ... mess with. As for possible long-term effects of albuterol and flovent, there are virtually no long-term effects ... of albuterol . It has been used by millions of asthmatics daily...

  7. Went to ER, said it was asthma attack
    ... Nebulizer treatments and some Prednisone with a RX for an Albuterol inhaler and more Prednisone for a few days and to...
    ... and if your asthma symptoms are reflux-related the albuterol may not help much either. Getting the acid reflux...
    ... i believe the med they used was a liquid form of Albuterol and also something else that I cant now recall. I...

  8. Tight chest
    ... well controlled, you will need to medicate with the albuterol before running/cardio. I jog and I do 2 puffs 15 ... and have no problems. Otherwise, I never need my albuterol . I'm on Flovent for a daily med and it keeps things...

  9. New here and need help for my 11 month old
    ... confirmed bronchiolitis. So they did a treatment of albuterol and things seemed better. So they sent me home with ... all the stuff. I did the albuterol for a week and things did not seem to be getting better ... Well once I started the singulair he started needing albuterol treatments when he woke up in the morning and his ... before but knew what it was. So I started up some albuterol . The next day I took him into the ped just so he ... see the retracting and fast breathing. So he said albuterol every 4 hours until the oral prednisolone kicked in...

  10. Generally confused
    ... experienced definite improvement. But I'm still using the albuterol a lot. It seems like I'm only supposed to need ... lot on the trip. Actually, I'm still using the albuterol multiple times daily, even after four weeks on the ... I just dunno. Don't know if I should be using the albuterol or not. I'm just confused. Don't understand really ... the role the albuterol serves. I don't know if I'm not at normal "maintenance...
    ... your doctor. More than 2-3 times a week usage of the albuterol means your asthma is not under control. This does ... and I jog 3-4 times a week. I have to do 2 puffs of albuterol 15-20 minutes before jogging. Outside of that usage ... , I haven't had a single puff of albuterol so far this year. Now, that's well controlled asthma...
    ... morning--they said it should be close to 500--but takng albuterol helped. I'm trying to rest and recuperate from ... the long night now. I feel pretty funky. The albuterol in the inhaler makes me a little shaky, but right ... feeling. I wonder if that's left over from all the albuterol or something? I had two breathing breathments, the...

  11. Just dx'd with Asthma
    ... dropped to 47% as soon as I took the first dose. The Albuterol brought me back up to 68%, and I left the office. ... more. I know I just started, but I've had to take Albuterol 4 times in 3 1/2 days. Female, 20 y.o., dx'd Polycystic...
    ... some improvement, and hopefully will have to use the Albuterol less over the next few days. You may have to work...

  12. Steroids
    ... can begin to work thereby reducing your need for the Albuterol or rescue inhaler. Hope that makes sense. Jsut...

  13. new to this!
    ... asthmatics to breathe laying down anyway). So, I used my albuterol to get me past the little attack and then added one...

  14. asthma and sleeping
    ... twice this year, and this time put on flovent and albuterol which have made a HUGE difference. I'm going for...

  15. Asthma and itchiness???
    ... beginning treatment, it seems related. I'm on Advair and albuterol and aciphex (all the chronic coughing has contributed...

  16. Very Frustrating Asthma
    ... deep breaths, shortness of breath, coughing, etc. My albuterol is not helping. I have been to the doctor twice in...

  17. The cough won't go away!
    ... was prescribed some antibiotics, prednisone, and a albuterol inhaler the problem is that they seem not to be working...

  18. Asthma & Sports
    ... use your meds. With EIA, you should do 2 puffs of albuterol 20 minutes before any cardio. Since you didn't before ... having problems when you read this, do one puff of albuterol and see if it helps. And then use in the future before...

  19. Asthma?
    ... allergies. And he has always prescribed singulair and albuterol . thanks for your help, tired of sufferin'...

  20. How much albuterol?
    ... hours you probably should NOT take another dose of Albuterol (for most folks the max dose is 2 puffs every 4-6...

  21. Finally Have an appointment with a Pulmonologist!!
    ... am already on singulair and advair. Of course the albuterol too....
    ... The fact that you're on Singulair, Advair and Albuterol means seeing a pulmonologist is a great thing - if...
    ... currently on Advair 500 and Singulair year round with Albuterol , Tessalon Perle and an epi-pen for emergencies. ...
    ... has been warming some so that helps. I only used my Albuterol 1-2 times each the last couple weeks. Been trying...
    ... appointment when my asthma isn't controlled by the Albuterol . I was worried about going in "healthy" but I am...

  22. Metoprolol and other beta blockers
    ... rarely ever had a problem - probably had to use my Albuterol maybe once every few months when I had a cold or something...
    ... 5 years up to that point, having to do 3 shots of Albuterol . November 2005: the first time I got an asthma attack ... tightness, sometimes I will take a puff or two of Albuterol just to make sure. Hopefully once I get the acid...
    ... way to ensure a heart is healthy (or not.) I use Albuterol pump or nebulizer when needed. Daily I take Singulair...

  23. How often use nebulizer?
    ... m away from my nebulizer). I also carry a rescue albuterol inhaler which I have not had to use since I started...

  24. Please-anyone else have this?
    ... daily in a nebulizer, and I carry a Combivent and Albuterol inhaler for emergencies. I also take Xyzal for my...

  25. Waiting for an appointment
    ... type of rescue inhaler to carry with you (Ventolin, Albuterol , etc.) You do not want to let this go - there is...
    ... in facility and at least get some rescue meds like Albuterol or Proventil. After you see the doctor I'm sure that...
    ... Well, I went in. Got some albuterol , and some other stuff to help clear up the immediate...
    ... today and was put on Advair Diskus in addition to the albuterol . I'm now on five drugs: mucinex, an antibiotic, a...

  26. Symbicort + shaking hands
    ... In that case she would have a rescue inhaler for albuterol to use when she has an attack. That will also give ... goes away after a few uses. I'm on Flovent and use albuterol before jogging. I no longer the the shakes but I...

  27. Please Help/Asthma cough???
    ... him on inhaled steroids, oral steriod, singular and albuterol . He STILL coughs. ugh. I am very nerveous and at my...

  28. Rescue Inhaler
    ... sufferers esp seem to have problems that mimic it. If the albuterol isn't helping, it is most likely gastric rather than...
    ... If you don't actually have asthma, albuterol is not going to help. Sorry, it just won't because...

  29. hacking cough
    ... have found for me that taking a puff or two of my albuterol helps ease the cough. I have tried cough medicine...

  30. Newly diagnosed nervous about meds
    ... labored and wheezy. They treated me in the office with albuterol via nebulizer, and prescribed flovent 110 2x/day, ... with albuterol inhaler as well. Doc said I'd need the albuterol ... However...I get terrible jittery anxiety with the albuterol for the first 15-20 mins, and I'm a bit hesitant to...
    ... The shakiness is a common side effect of albuterol . If it annoys you, you could ask your doc about switching ... to Xopenex. That's a different form of the drug in albuterol , tends to not have those side effects. Some people ... more effective. Xopenex does cost a bit more than albuterol , though, since it's relatively new on the market. ... have the side effects that you are experiencing with albuterol . Some people here have used it for years, been very...
    ... forget them...You'll need to carry your rescue med ( albuterol , Xopenex - whatever) with you all the time; but that...
    ... (Am on 1 puff a day now). The shakes from the albuterol will subside with time....as will your need for it...
    ... Albuterol makes me shaky too. Not the rescue inhaler, but when ... much better and soon enough you won't have to use the albuterol ....
    ... taking the flovent for nearly 4 weeks and still needing albuterol about every 4 hrs. :( I had a few good days...
    ... flares up and I end up having weeks where I am using my Albuterol 3-4 times per day. The rest of the year, my maintainence...
    ... to the doc, I got through the entire day without albuterol yesterday; first day! In retrospect, I think I had...

  31. pulmicort question
    ... does albuterol sulfate contain a steroid...
    ... help keep inflammation down in the lungs. There's no albuterol sulfate in it....

  32. In need of advice/help
    ... such attacks. These are medications like proventil / albuterol . Most attacks can be diffused by controling your...

  33. needing ideas
    ... advair, singulair, prednisone daily along with the albuterol and tess whatever pills for coughing when I have an...

  34. How long before prednisone works for asthma
    ... relief. I also take Pulmicort twice a day and use my albuterol inhaler at least twice a day. I am supposed to decrease...

  35. silent asthma frustrations
    ... I've been on advair for awhile, with the usual albuterol rescue inhaler. I caught the seasonal 'junk' just ... uncontrollable coughing spells...they gave me two albuterol treatments neb which did nothing, some lidocaine in ... xopenenx. The xopenex gives me more relief than the albuterol (which was seemingly ineffective.) Currently, I ... the xopenex...while it is more effective than the albuterol , it's not totally effective. I'm exhaused and bruised...
    ... times. I ended up on Singulair, Advair 500/50 and Albuterol . Went on a couple rounds of Prednisone. (I don't...
    ... strong emotions in gerneral. I can usually take my albuterol and be ok but I am so sore, in pain and exhausted...

  36. My asthma symptoms changed and resulted in an asthma attack
    ... reflux meds, I am on Advair 500/50, Singulair, and Albuterol as needed. The things that have trigged my cough ... I have been able to quickly get control with my Albuterol though. This morning, I woke up with alot of tightness ... in my chest. I used my Albuterol then. A couple hours later, when I left for work ... I started coughing. I went back inside, used my Albuterol again and waited about 1/2 hour. I felt fine by then...
    ... pulled muscles, hurt ribs and vomited. Thankfully, the Albuterol has worked. The Tessalon Perles medication I was...
    ... emergency care in January, I have been having to use my Albuterol 3-4 times a day in addition to my Advair 500, Singulair...
    ... told me to use the aero chamber (spacer) with the albuterol . Told him I didnt have one, and he told me to grab ... paper roll and use it as a spacer. It helps get the albuterol in better, and it works. Now if I only read mountainss...
    ... Tessalon Perles, Medrol (instead of my usual Prednisone), Albuterol 3-4 times a day with an epi-pen for emergencies. ...
    ... easy and stayed inside most of the day. Only used my Albuterol once. Steriods usually kick in after a couple days...
    ... it is helping or not. So far I have only needed my Albuterol twice today. I stayed inside until this evening so ... trigger for me. I am hoping that the steriods and Albuterol will help keep things in check this week. Since it...
    ... the first time since mid January, I didn't need my Albuterol today even though the air quality here is horrible...
    ... I actually went the entire day without using my Albuterol . That hasn't happened in a very long time. Also ... the winter. (Still on the Advair 500, Singulair, Albuterol and Tessalon Perle.) I am now dealing with the...

  37. I can't figure out my asthma... need advice
    ... question. I am on Singulair and also sometimes use an Albuterol inhaler. Singulair has been working great with my ... during exercise. Despite taking both Singulair and Albuterol , there are times where I am absolutely heaving for...
    ... the Singulair. Also, what is your regiman with the Albuterol before cardio? How many puffs and how far in advance...
    ... helping you in the overall scheme of things. As for the albuterol , it probably can't keep up because you lack the daily ... the Singulair daily. I started out doing the albuterol 1 puff 15 minutes before jogging. It didn't work...
    ... case of regular asthma but I can't jog without the albuterol treatment beforehand. And Other than some problems ... But I can't job further than a block without the albuterol ....
    ... doctor told me the maximum effective period for the albuterol is about 1 hour. And I am to space my using it out...

  38. Has anyone had a bronchoscopy
    ... started me on Intal as a preventative and gave me Albuterol for rescue. I had it severe when I was a child...

  39. How to know if child outgrows Asthma?
    ... off in the spring and now gets Flovert when sick and Albuterol if needed. I've had 2 dr's try to get me to give...

  40. Runners Asthma - anybody got any tips?
    ... supposed to take a puff or two off a rescue inhaler (like Albuterol , Ventolin, etc.) 20 minutes before exercising. ...

  41. Cold Weather
    ... and nose when I am out in the cold. I also use my Albuterol in advance if I know I am going out into the extreme...
    ... door of my house to my car only a few feet away. The albuterol inhaler was my regular companion. Now I don't give...

  42. Can asthma meds make it worse??
    ... normal but my Dr. started me on Intal and gave me an Albuterol rescue inhaler. Also switched my HBP medication ... my Flovent to 2 puffs twice per day. At this point Albuterol would not help with the tightness????? Did not ... very difficult to breath - FOR THE FIRST TIME the albuterol seems to help when I use it. Do you think the Flovent...

  43. Bad Pulmonologist?
    ... goes." Guys, I use Duoneb three times a day, and albuterol as needed, and believe me, that nebulizer has been...
    ... x a day...besides - isn't Duoneb a combination of albuterol and something else? Albuterol 3 times a day???? ...
    ... I just don't understand why you're doing albuterol AND Duoneb. Duoneb is a combination of Atrovent and ... Albuterol ....
    ... I use the Duoneb three times daily. I use the Albuterol as needed. I have been diagnosed by my allergist ... and the other as more of a rescue type fix-the Albuterol . That's why....
    ... me), but not nearly as often as you are using the albuterol . There are probably other meds that will control your...

  44. Do I still need to see a pulmonologist?
    ... prescribed Advair 500/50, a nebulizer with Duoneb and albuterol , and a rescue inhaler. I also have been to see an...

  45. Sore tonsil with white spots-side effect of Advair?
    ... am on Advair 500/50 and a nebulizer for Duoneb and albuterol . Last night, I developed a severe sore throat concentrated...

  46. Please help me! My son won't stop coughing
    ... 6. He won't be 6 until September. He is now on Albuterol , its not helping at all with the coughing. He coughed ... else to give him. His doctor is insisting on the Albuterol which we have been administering to him every 4 hours...
    ... be the result of asthma but if that's the case the albuterol should be helping. Mainly keep an eye on his chest...
    ... except the constant cough. No wheezing for sure. The albuterol is doing nothing for him. Nothing at all....
    ... more about what may be causing the cough, but the albuterol may be not working because his bronchial tubes are...
    ... sharp, could it be croup? That would explain why the albuterol isn't working. If it is a croupy cough, some steam ... doctor if he should be on prednisone in addition to the albuterol . The combination of the two drugs did the trick for...
    ... pulmicort 2x daily as a preventative (3 years) and albuterol as needed. He's been sick for a few days and the ... albuterol doesn't seem to help. He's also on prenisone. One...
    ... if the albuterol isnt helping then it is not asthma related, he just...

  47. Advair question
    ... that I can't even remember the last time I needed my Albuterol inhaler...it's been THAT LONG! That is how good Advair...

  48. Was improving, but now I'm backsliding
    ... You should use your albuterol inhaler at the first sign of an attack. You are doing...
    ... duoneb? I haven't heard of that. Do you have the albuterol sulfate inhaler called Proair? It is a rescue inhaler...

  49. BAd Asthma attack..normal symptoms plus tingling in my chest and lips..
    ... them as soon as possible. I take a couple puffs of albuterol inhaler but that usually doesn't help a whole lot...

  50. Symptoms of exercise induced asthma?
    ... post, my doctor tells me that optimum effects of the albuterol last about 1 hour. So if you deduct the 20 minutes...

  51. Sudden allergy-induced asthma?
    ... horrible asthma attack, and the ER docs put me on albuterol inhaler and I had no further trouble. I continued ... out normal. Now my doc has me on Advair, Duoneb, Albuterol (neb), rescue inhaler, prednisone, and an antihistamine...

  52. Is this how awful everyday life is going to be with asthma?
    ... severe. Like you i have to take my rescue inhalers and albuterol treatments often and I am usually wheezing and tight...

  53. Asthma and high fever
    ... but I wonder if I should have gone to an ER. I used albuterol a bunch of times, I don't remember how much. I hesitated...
    ... when you are sick. Rather than continue to use the albuterol , you probably should adjust your daily meds to help...

  54. Dose counters for MDIs?
    ... Well, both my Albuterol & Combivent have no counters, so I use the Counterstrips...

  55. what does +albuteral do
    ... You mean the "enhanced", purified albuterol , xopenix? I'm not sure what you mean......
    ... I'm not sure what "+" albuterol is either, but albuterol in general, is a type of drug known as a "beta agonist...

  56. 2 New York Rangers have asthma
    ... then determine the correct dosages and timing for albuterol before and during the event. I jog and it took several...

  57. Cold air triggering my asthma
    ... and Advair 500/50, I am still having to pull out the albuterol regularly on cold air days (which is most of the winter...

  58. does this sound like asthma? shortness of breath. . .
    ... breathing treatment and sent me home with inhaler albuterol and 3 days prednisone. I did get better eventually...
    ... breathing treatment and sent me home with inhaler albuterol and 3 days prednisone. I did get better eventually...
    ... breathing treatment and sent me home with inhaler albuterol and 3 days prednisone. I did get better eventually...

  59. Methacholine test on Monday...what to expect?
    ... - they give you a fast acting medication (usually albuterol , I think) right away. They don't allow you to have...
    ... something specifically for asthma. However, he gave me an albuterol inhaler and had me use it as if it were a long-term...
    ... inhaled steroid, spiriva or singulair as a daily med and albuterol or naponex as a rescue med. I would imagine most...
    ... doesn't seem to have the side effects of the original albuterol . I also use a long acting bronchodialtor - Serevent...

  60. switching meds.
    ... note, does anybody know of any long term effects of albuterol inhalers? When i get a cold i tend to take it every...
    ... don't know if that applies to you or not. As for Albuterol , every 4 hours is too much. Again, you should be...
    ... much down regardless of whether or not im using an albuterol inhaler....
    ... Albuterol and Flovent are not the same thing. Flovent is an ... tomatically know to do when the situation warrants it. Albuterol is a rescue inhaler...intended to stop asthma attacks...
    ... well with asthma as long as I dont have a cold but albuterol scares me(makes my heart pound and race) so if flovent...
    ... You can use xopenex as a reliever instead of albuterol . It's a purified form of albuterol, generally doesn...

  61. Cold Air and cough
    ... asthma, the doc will give you a "rescue" inhaler, like albuterol , to use 10 - 15 minutes before you go into the cold...
    ... well. Used it for about 8 weeks. I'll try using the albuterol prior to going out next time and see if it makes a ... asthma, the doc will give you a "rescue" inhaler, like albuterol , to use 10 - 15 minutes before you go into the cold...

  62. my 1 year old is wheezing help?
    ... and it doesn't necessarily mean asthma. He gave us Albuterol anyway just in case, but we didn't use it at that ... learning that a lot of doctors are too quick to prescribe Albuterol to wheezing toddlers when there is no urgent need...

  63. Wheezing While Resting
    ... start. That's why you need a rescue medication like albuterol or xopenex. You might only use your rescue drug once...
    ... everyone with asthma should have a rescue ihnaler like Albuterol for those moments when it's needed. It should be ... times. Wheezing doesn't always require the use of Albuterol -- sometimes it passes uneventfully after a short...

  64. Asthma and Cough
    ... bronchiodilator and definitely a fast acting medication - albuterol is the most common one of those. My coughing gets...

  65. how much is too much albuterol
    ... If your child is taking so much albuterol and it's not helping, it is possible that she/he has ... variant actually get better when they stop using their albuterol (or salbutamol). here's a link to the scientific...

  66. Albuterol- sore throat?
    ... I've used Albuterol since I was 7 years old and lately it's been giving...
    ... wouldn't cause sore throat. I don't know about the albuterol . I've always used a spacer with my MDI drugs, so that...

  67. Singulair
    ... take it? Is it effective? I'm currently only on Albuterol with mild asthma. Is Singulair something that you...
    ... adult so any meds would have to be taken for life. Albuterol is a rescue inhaler and should only be used to stop...

  68. Asthma- newly diagnosed
    ... for allergic asthma. How often are you using the albuterol ? It is only a rescue drug, you know - you may need...

  69. Asthma Help
    ... and have few if any side effects. I'm thinking of albuterol (a rescue medication) and flovent (a long acting preventati...

  70. Pulmicort side effects in toddlers?
    ... with rapid/noisy breathing that required hour-long albuterol treatments and oral prednisone. A specialist has recommende ... time she gets a runny nose this winter. I realize albuterol and oral prednisone have serious side effects, too...
    ... or ER. She often did not respond well or at all to albuterol and would end up in the ER. I haven't heard about...
    ... don't know if it's the singulair or pulmicort. The albuterol makes him very hyper, but not moody and when he was ... on albuterol , pulmicort AND prednisone he was a maniac!!! Anyway...
    ... in the emergency room for breathing treatments of albuterol every 3 hours. A couple of days ago, he was having ... room where his breathing was clerened up by Xopenex ( albuterol I believe) and we are continuing to administer Xopopnex ... getting better, but he still appeatrs to need the albuterol . He hasn't had much of the oral steroid, but we'll...
    ... fall were so serious because we couldn't give her the albuterol effectively at home. She screamed and thrashed and...
    ... nebulizer is the only effective way to administer the Albuterol or the Pulmicort. We have an inhaler with a spacer...
    ... EMENDOUSLY. His most recent cold I did not have to use any albuterol or prednisone, thank God!! The only thing is that ... child does breathing). We have barely had to use albuterol (which makes him crazy hyper) since being on pulmicort...
    ... nebulizer. We do Pulmicort daily, and if ever needed, the albuterol through the nebulizer. Of course you would want to ... everywhere for on the go and they do have a liquid form of albuterol "just in case" you're on the go and are not sure if...
    ... pediatritian prescribed the nebulizer twice daily with the Albuterol and Pulmicort combination but I don't recall her giving...

  71. Asthma or anxiety?
    ... mild asthma since the age of 7. I take Proventil albuterol inhaler as needed, although it has become multiple...

  72. Asmanex- scared to take!
    ... specific physical/pulmonary condition, I would say to use Albuterol at a sign of chest tightness. :)...

  73. Toddler with Asthma
    ... breathing with pneumonia. It took three hour-long albuterol treatments and a dose of oral prednisone to return...
    ... daughter hospitalized and needing three hour long albuterol treatments certainly qualifies. (it doesn't have be...

  74. My son
    ... been an isolated event. At the moment he's on: Albuterol (nebulizar) Ipratropium (neb) Prednisone Amox...

  75. Hi, New here with questions about my son
    ... get some answers about this. He was given Xoponex ( Albuterol is a horrible drug for him, makes him tachycardic...


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