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  1. Shortness of breath but no wheezing
    ... never wheeze unless I try to do cardio without my albuterol first. Go see a pulmonologist and get tested for...

  2. 15 Confused and Asthmatic
    ... your asthma? If you have a rescue inhaler (generally albuterol ) then you should use 1-2 puffs, 20 minutes before...
    ... for my allergies... I'll definately try using the albuterol before hand. I've seen an allergy/asthma specialist...

  3. Why isn't my albuterol working?
    ... First of all, albuterol is a rescue inhaler. Flovent is a daily preventer ... preventer is to keep asthma under control so that the albuterol is rarely, if ever, needed for an attack. Albuterol ... preventer and the asthma has reach a level that the albuterol can no longer handle. If you don't have asthma, then ... the albuterol is not working because it isn't what is needed. ...
    ... it wasn't, then why would it have responded to the albuterol ? I've researched my symptoms and asked more than one...

  4. Meds not working anymore (long)
    ... bronchial dialator. Does she not use a rescue inhaler ( albuterol ) or a nebulizer (xoponex)?...
    ... asthma I am currently on Advair 500/50, Singulair and Albuterol as needed. I too have been on Prednisone fairly frequently...
    ... recess and soccer. I jog and have to do 2 puffs of albuterol 20 minutes before I run...otherwise I wouldn't make...

  5. Testing for Asthma
    ... Singulair under the suspicion I have asthma, and also an albuterol inhaler. When I started taking Singulair, it was like...

  6. My 7 year old w/ asthma .. coughing, coughing, coughing
    ... like he is having bronchial spasms. We've been using albuterol nebulizer treatments every 4-6 hours for 2 days. ...
    ... even at night. She's on pulmicort,nasonex and the albuterol inhaler. Nothing seems to work all she does is cough...

  7. Why do I need the chamber for my inhaler?
    ... ..okay, that works. He put me on the ever-popular albuterol inhaler and prescribed me a chamber to go with it...
    ... one of the girls I nanny for uses a chamber with her albuterol inhaler, whereas I don't. If you don't care to use...
    ... other out, so to speak. I jog and I need 2 puffs of albuterol beforehand. I found the 60 second wait very beneficial...
    ... current inhaler is not healthy. I am on something called albuterol sulfate (a rescue inhaler - not a long-term one) and...
    ... current inhaler is not healthy. I am on something called albuterol sulfate (a rescue inhaler - not a long-term one) and ... breathing problems initially...the doc told me to use my albuterol inhaler two puffs three times a day. My mom is an...

  8. Question about chest heaviness & coughing
    ... bearing on it. Here in Alabama I've had to use my albuterol some this season because we are in a severe drought...
    ... bearing on it. Here in Alabama I've had to use my albuterol some this season because we are in a severe drought...
    ... because you walked into a smoky bar...you use the albuterol - or whatever rescue inhaler you have - and leave ... cough or a little gasp for breath. One hit of the albuterol and I was fine. Added a puff a day of my FLovent ... And I'm a jogger too...I have to take 2 puffs of the albuterol 20 minutes before jogging...then I can run as long...
    ... my other meds the same but added Xopenex in lieu of albuterol . It took a while - almost 2 weeks - but what a difference...
    ... my other meds the same but added Xopenex in lieu of albuterol . It took a while - almost 2 weeks - but what a difference...

  9. feeling alone with asthma
    ... handles it well. I jog and need to medicate with albuterol before running or other aerobic exercise. I don't...

  10. Does this sound like bronchitis on top of asthma?
    ... my advair from 100/50 to 250/50 and told me to do albuterol when needed, which I never do except extreme cold ... from about 500ish to about 300 to about 350 after albuterol . blowing my nose alot, cough is very deep when I do...

  11. How low do you go?q
    ... in the 500 range is about 300 and about 350 after albuterol . Just wondering if I should just wait for antibiotics ... history. I'm now on advair I think 250/50, using my albuterol . My other big complication is how my husband acts...
    ... in the 500 range is about 300 and about 350 after albuterol . Just wondering if I should just wait for antibiotics ... history. I'm now on advair I think 250/50, using my albuterol . My other big complication is how my husband acts...
    ... until I do the peak flow and its so low, and then I do albuterol and suddenly things feel like they are opening up...

  12. hitting rock bottom... depressed and scared.
    ... the standard meds were prednisone and serevent, and albuterol . My asthma is well controlled with Advair 250/50 ... at bedtime, and a very very occasional use of the albuterol inhaler. I work out at Curves 3x weekly and walk...

  13. how I cured my asthma
    ... but I just plain doesn't work as well as straight albuterol . I had my tonsils out 2 years ago at christmas time...

  14. Excersized Induced Asthma- EIA
    ... for the first time in about 3 years. I used to carry Albuterol with me but stopped as I was riding for over a year ... in a middle of a steep hill. This time I tried the Albuterol but it didn't seem to help. It took about 30 minutes ... thing happened on a tough ride. I started taking the albuterol before rides sometimes a few minutes before starting ... a month ago started taking 4 puffs per day and the albuterol before rides. It doesn't seem to help. It has gotten...
    ... Generally with EIA, you take two puffs of albuterol 20 minutes before any cardio. I've got regular asthma...
    ... Of course inhaled glucocorticiods help as well as albuterol . Sounds like youer getting worse. What other druds...
    ... using my inhaler and beginning cardio...otherwise the albuterol combined with the cardio makes my heart race. I've...
    ... You should wait 20 minutes after the albuterol before beginning cardio. The side effects will subside...

  15. Pulmicort Flexhaler - Anyone have side effects?
    ... treatment (my first), which was breathing in liquid albuterol for 5 minutes. It helped loosen the tightness in ... afraid of using the Flexhaler again. I've been using albuterol a couple of times a day to get by. I know I'm going...
    ... dose back. I also have problems with the new albuterol (the one that's "safe" for the ozone) so I'm going...
    ... were allergic to. When you couple this with the new Albuterol inhalers, it's a really bad situation for asthmatics...

  16. I know someone has the answer for me
    ... If I use my Flovent when I should have used my albuterol , then I have these symptoms. Sometimes I just don ... 't pay attention and then I end up on the albuterol after the Flovent when it should have been the other...

  17. Steroid side effect question
    ... it's anxiety related (don't think so). Also have albuterol which seems to do the same thing. Anyone else have...
    ... it's anxiety related (don't think so). Also have albuterol which seems to do the same thing. Anyone else have...

  18. anyone know of any inhalers or meds that dont cause fast heart or nervouis
    ... inhaler, after a while the shakes will go away with albuterol as your body gets used to it. And the new albuterol...
    ... inhaler, after a while the shakes will go away with albuterol as your body gets used to it. And the new albuterol...
    ... preventive meds -- interestlngly not so much from the Albuterol . I have lately been using Asmanex which is quite...
    ... and as a metered dose inhaler. I use it instead of albuterol , which is cheaper, but makes me shake and causes insomnia...
    ... long term. You won't get instant relief from it. Albuterol and xopenex are rescue inhalers - fast acting inhalers ... xopenex now - seems to be a bit more effective than albuterol and it doesn't have the side effects (increased heart ... rate, shakiness) that albuterol does. I have it in both inhaler and nebulizer forms...

  19. Please help me with my asthma related anxiety issues.
    ... Advair 250/50 twice a day. I have a rescue inhaler ( albuterol ) that I take less than once a day. I also use Nasocort...

  20. Berotec discontinued!
    ... to HFA inhalent instead of the CFCs. Flovent and Albuterol have done this. You might ask if they have HFA version...
    ... for me. I also take Advair and use a ProventilHFA ( albuterol ) as needed....
    ... attack once its started. He has used Ventolin ( albuterol ) in the past and it didn't work very well. In fact ... conclusively that his recovery is marginal on any of the albuterol /salbuterol family of drugs. Which is why he was on...
    ... options are used with a nebulizer. Has he tried the albuterol since they changed the propellant to HFA instead of...

  21. RAST Testings ?
    ... off fairly mild and was easily controlled with an Albuterol inhaler and a quick burst of Prednisone. As he...
    ... was diagnosed. I'm surpised all they gave you was albuterol (which is a rescue inhaler). And the incidents where...
    ... He uses the Xopanex med for his nebulizer and the Albuterol inhaler wayyy more than I am comfortable with him...

  22. Wild Fire Smoke And Breathing
    ... harder to breathe. I already have an emergency Albuterol inhaler which under normal circumstances I only use...
    ... Singulair and Advair 500/50 year-round in addition to my Albuterol . During warm good air times, I don't any problems...
    ... chest and some coughing and I had to pull out the Albuterol . When I looked outside, I couldn't really see the...
    ... or flooding out. Having been gone for a while, my Albuterol is working well on me again and have only had to do...

  23. Is it me or is it the spacer?
    ... my doctor prescribed intal to be used along with albuterol regularly throughout the day and especially before ... with a spacer. (i usually use a spacer just with the albuterol out of habit.) immediately, my heart started racing ... rapid heartbeat is a common side effect from taking albuterol , but i've never experienced it prior to last night ... dangerous? could it be caused by combining intal and albuterol or could it just be due to the spacer? regardless ... chest tightness even after my morning dose of intal+ albuterol :/...
    ... epsidode (esp since that's the normal side effect of the albuterol ). Also, you may have been exposed to something that...

  24. Advair and sore throat?
    ... it has been a great help to me (I almost never take albuterol while I'm taking advair, as opposed to 2-3 times per...

  25. After a Bad Asthma Attack
    ... kids to death! I take Advair 500 2xday, Singulair, Albuterol , Nasonex, Zyrtec D 2xday, and am trying the nasal ... 250 Advair (I asked if that could be false due to Albuterol every 4 hrs. & Advair 500--she said no). I am so frustrated...
    ... anything to do with the dust allergy? Are you taking albuterol every 4 hours every day? Or as needed? You mention ... ..do you mean cardio activity? If so, do you use albuterol before? And are you aware that the prednisone and...
    ... stay on it for my asthma. I had been taking the albuterol almost 3-4 hrs. on the dot from the time I was taken...

  26. Advair causes acne?
    ... because of cost issues, and went back to using my Albuterol . The last couple of weeks my asthma was getting worse ... , and I was needing to use the Albuterol more than once a day, so I decided to re-fill my Adviar...

  27. Please Help!!
    ... When my daughter's albuterol inhaler does not help her wheezing/asthma attack,...

  28. how to wean off meds?
    ... ago, and since the day we saw him we have not neede albuterol even one time. He also has been sleeping all night...

  29. Chest sensation: asthma? anxiety? or what?
    ... mg); sometimes with the Xanax and a shot or two of Albuterol via the spacer, and sometimes with the Xanax, Albuterol...
    ... it. I had no anxiety about it. I carried around my Albuterol , knew heat/humidity was my trigger, and that was it...
    ... mg); sometimes with the Xanax and a shot or two of Albuterol via the spacer, and sometimes with the Xanax, Albuterol...
    ... humid here in NY and so far I am fine--didn't need the albuterol . I started feeling the chest sensation when I left...
    ... slightest sensation in the chest I take a shot of Albuterol , a little Xanax (.25 mg) and if need be the nebulizer...

  30. Non HFA inhalers in Mexico?
    ... anyone know if you can still buy the CFC inhalers ( albuterol , ventolin, etc.) in Mexico? These HFA ones just aren...

  31. humidity
    ... are way of up there and I haven't needed to use my albuterol . My chest tightness up also and I can anxious like ... can be a trigger for asthma. Always carry around an albuterol pump. A spacer with the pump is even better. A spacer...
    ... changing meds. Now I'm about to start on Asmanex with Albuterol as the rescue med. I'm hoping that I get some good...

  32. asthma and swimming
    ... sure to medicate before trying though (2 puffs of albuterol 20 minutes before exercising)....

  33. Started Wheezing today...
    ... wheezing and felt really dizzy. My doctor prescribed me albuterol so I took one dose of it and felt a little better ... see a doctor about this. All I can do is keep taking albuterol and talk to the doctor about it when I finally get...

  34. Albuterol HFA
    ... following in another spot. There are several HFA Albuterol inhalers on the market. Because of the change to HFA ... to make the switch to an HFA inhaler from a generic albuterol inhaler. As for length of use I haven't used any ... want to) make a switch, you might try Xopenex® (lev albuterol HCl) It's a new version of albuterol that doesn't ... have some of the side effects of albuterol (shakeyness, heart racing, etc.) Though I think it...

  35. What is normal daily life with asthma/chronic bronchitis?
    ... that bring it all on. I'm on Advair 500, Singulair, Albuterol rescue and a couple allergy meds. No, my asthma is...
    ... Advair 500/50, Singular 10 mg., Flonase, Zyrtec & Albuterol for attacks. Thx again, Jasthma...

  36. Non-Stop Cough - Please Help
    ... X-rays of my sinuses and lungs are clear. I used albuterol a LOT the first week along with Advair 100/50, Rhinocort ... control, my Advair was bumped to 250/50. I don't use albuterol as much now because my peak flow is better - it's...
    ... Singulair (for asthma), Advair 500/50, Prevacid 2x/day, Albuterol as needed. Also, year before last, I had a really...

  37. HEPA albuterol inhalers
    ... There are several HFA Albuterol inhalers on the market. Because of the change to ... to make the switch to an HFA inhaler from a generic albuterol inhaler. I do get a serious gag me taste with my ... want to) make a switch you might try Xopenex® (lev albuterol HCl) It's a new version of albuterol that doesn't ... have some of the side effects of albuterol (shakeyness, heart racing, etc.) If it costs the...

  38. Problems with albuterol??
    ... of date inhaler. Please see you doctor. And yes, albuterol is an "upper" so it will make you jittery. However...
    ... just in case". It's good to know the effects of the albuterol are 'normal'. But I will definately be calling my...
    ... until a few years ago. All I can do after taking albuterol is curl up in a ball next to my husband. I almost...

  39. Asthma in the upper respiratory tract
    ... under control with both Flovent and Serevent, with albuterol as my rescue inhaler (but never needed it). I haven ... the symptoms are so light, I don't break out the albuterol . I think I'll spend some more time looking at GERD...
    ...

  40. Singulair as ongoing prophylaxis
    ... treatment includes: Advair 500/50, Singulair and Albuterol as needed for the asthma and Allegra, Astelin and...

  41. Newby and a couple of questions
    ... thinking all this. It isn't that "ordered." And albuterol is an "upper" so it will make you jittery, maybe give...
    ... controlled would not neccesitate such frequent use of Albuterol and I guess that's what all we sufferers strive for...

  42. hot pain in lungs?
    ... treatment plan:( I have been taking flovent regularly and albuterol as needed. i have this weird hot sensation in...

  43. Can't breath in - is it asthma???
    ... rescue inhalers for attacks and pre-cardio such as albuterol . You should see a pulmonomologist but that may...

  44. Asthma issues
    ... supposed to be 489. In the past, I've tried to use albuterol but it made me dizzy and gave heart palpitations....
    ... last used it)... It was advair that I was taking, not albuterol . It was with the purple disc dispenser where you had...

  45. my experience with asthma
    ... If that's the case, you should be using 2 puffs of albuterol 20 minutes before any cardio. That's what I do and...
    ... night. Most doctors would rather give you drugs, albuterol nebulizer, and immun. shots. I find that taking oxygen...

  46. question about lung function test please
    ... weeks straight afterward. I was put on Flovent and Albuterol and stopped coughing for 3 weeks. This last week...

  47. Anyone Using Herbal/Non-Medical Approach to Fight Asthma?
    ... the herbs don't always work, and then we have to use albuterol and occasionally even prednisone (once last April...
    ... Take Calcium and Magnesium supplements. I use the albuterol inhaler. I have my doubts about the idea of going...

  48. Spririva
    ... other drugs that can cause it too. (Advair, Clartin, Albuterol ) The only thing I might suggest is to make sure that...

  49. Inhalers and tooth decay.
    ... primary and permanent teeth). The study said that use of albuterol depletes saliva, and this could be a factor. Some...

  50. What kind of diet should I follow?
    ... short of breath. However, I want to avoid using my albuterol at all times, only my AdVair twice a day I want to...

  51. concerns about steroid in Advair
    ... Well, I'm on Flovent...have been for about 16 years, albuterol for attackes and before any cardio (I'm a jogger) ... rescue inhaler when needed. The advair already has albuterol in it....
    ... Just to correct Tichtou, Advair does not contain albuterol which is a short acting beta agonist. It contains ... it's easy to remember when to take it. I also have albuterol as my rescue inhaler. You might want to look into...

  52. Lack of stamina
    ... this triggers an attack. I have tried taking my albuterol prior to anticpated physical activity without a lot...

  53. Uncontrolled asthma
    ... Singulair, Allegra, Flonase, Astelin, Prevacid (2x/day), Albuterol as needed. I also watch my diet for reflux triggers...

  54. Refractory Resuce Inhaler Usage
    ... and didn't want the lasting side effects. I have a albuterol MDI, that I use when I have problems. Something that ... inhaler a lot. If I can "wean" myself off of the albuterol for a day, I can go weeks or months without using...

  55. Qvar
    ... increasing the dosage doesn't do it. It's still the Albuterol that kicks in when needed. I'm curious to hear about...

  56. Anybody on inhaled corticosteroids long term (year or more) having joint pain/probs?
    ... My husband has been on albuterol forever plus pulmicort,serevent and now also spiiriva...

  57. Could This Be Asthma Related Or Something Else?
    ... times. They gave me inhaled steroids & albuteral. Albuterol can very well make anxiety go up.. It did for me. ... needed for opening the airways. What that is in the albuterol that make people jittery like that is from the propellant ... alternative to treat the anxiety which is mainly from the albuterol ... Pain in the butt, eh? Anyway, I did thank GOD...

  58. Normal Peak Flow Rate For Me?
    ... choking and couldnt breathe at first i was just given an albuterol inhaler used that for 3 years shortly after the first ... was no longer under insurance so i kept using the albuterol had to use it on a daily basis sometimes more then ... covered by insurance then all the sudden after using the albuterol this was 2 months ago it caused extreme anxiety upset...

  59. Non Medical Treatment For Asthma??
    ... having problems breathing..went to the dr he gave me albuterol inhaler used it for 3 years i had to use it everyday ... i was no longer under insurance and i still had my albuterol but it started affecting me very negativly causing...
    ... capacity when this started (that was after a puff of albuterol ) to now only having 2/3 breathing capacity in a YEAR ... this like with qvar (gave me tons of yeast in mouth), albuterol made me have anxiety (i'm anxiety prone anyway but ... reason it took me about 8 weeks. I have since switch to albuterol inhaler (due to anxiety) and have no jitters with ... because it doesn't have the other ingredient that albuterol has (the one that's not needed for asthma and is the...

  60. Exercising with asthma
    ... preventive (Flovent, Advair, etc) and a rescue inhaler ( albuterol , etc). I have asthma and jog. I use two puffs of ... Albuterol 20 minutes before jogging and have no problems. You...
    ... figured I could get better help as needed. I have the Albuterol inhaler. Thanks for sharing your exercise "routine...
    ... hi all i too was told i have asthma i take the Albuterol inhaler. but what my symtons are is at night when...

  61. Albuterol & Flovent not helping
    ... to take 2 puffs twice a day of the Flovent and the Albuterol as needed. Time to tell the doctor that my lungs...

  62. Walking Up Stairs!
    ... available preventatives it seems that it all comes down to Albuterol the fastest and most effective relief. Yeah --...

  63. Self-medicating a child
    ... simply supposed to open up your airways similar to what albuterol does but in a higher concentration because it's inhaled...

  64. Too many meds for a child?
    ... Astelin (or Astelat - can't remember), Rhinocourt, and Albuterol . Now, she is on Xopenex - Levalbuterol HCI in the...
    ... works. I am an adult on: Advair 500/50, Singulair, Albuterol , Allegra, Flonase, Astelin, Prevacid (2x/day). I...
    ... but mine is not severe. My Dr. has me on Flovent and Albuterol . Take Care KM~:blob_fire...

  65. Oxygen Levels, some help please?
    ... the delsym didn't work(which it usually does) but my albuterol didn't help much either. My chest doesn't hurt from...

  66. Difficulty in Speaking!
    ... increased dosage will help -- along with a spray of Albuterol . Let me knoiw how you're doing. Ditab...
    ... singulair and protonix as well as the ever present albuterol . I have only been diagnosed since last fall so...

  67. Feeling a bit silly - I am SOOO sorry for this!
    ... sent me off on our spring break with Sudafed and an albuterol inhaler. I figured I was fighting another URI. Well ... should). I got a PEF up to 280 after more nebulized albuterol (or whatever it was they gave me, heck, ya'll probably ... which means I want to eat EVERYTHING in sight) and an albuterol inhaler, and with my husband overseas (he just doesn ... after a few minutes (and a moment in the bathroom with albuterol , which was beginning to plant certain things in my...

  68. Is there an asthma medication that doesn't cause sleeplessness, nervousness?
    ... I've been on everything. Vitamin E, Albuterol , another kind of albuterol, advair,a nd xopenex. i ... assumed that xopenex isn't as harsh of a stimulant as albuterol . I take Trazodone for sleep and even with the usual...

  69. Asthma as a passing thing?
    ... every day twice a day for a couple months and I have Albuterol as needed. I guess they both are hoping this will...

  70. Anyone else feel like this
    ... round asthma treatment: Advair 500/50, Singulair and Albuterol as needed. I also take 3 allergy meds and one for...
    ... otherwise advair keeps that in check. I've tried albuterol during the night, asthmanex, a humidifier. Nothing...
    ... You think you take alot of drugs she has been taking albuterol 4x's a day advair 250/50 2x's aday nasonex, zyrtec...

  71. Singulair vs Flovent for child
    ... significantly after being on Singular. He used to live on albuterol and pulmacourt. Now he only needs them if he gets...

  72. Please help Chest Pain need some answers
    ... in October I also take Advair 500/50, Singulair and Albuterol HFA. Makes me long for the good ol' days. tom...

  73. 7 year old with asthma so CONFUSED! HELP
    ... asthma with his allergies. He was prescribed ProAir ( albuterol ) to use 3 times a day as needed. He went for his ... honestly I don't think he does) Can he stay on the albuterol daily? Are there reprocussions? I have also heard ... that he should take the albuterol first then the pulmicort. Is this correct? The Dr...
    ... even tried the Pulmicort yet. If your son needs albuterol every day, then he probably needs to be taking the...
    ... I missed a question. It's a good idea to take the albuterol first, as this opens up the airways, so the Pulmicort ... Pulmicort may not go deep enough. Wait 10/15 minutes after albuterol , then give the Pulmicort. Hope this helps to explain...
    ... affected. And thank you for letting me know to use albuterol first & then pulmicort!! I did it opposite last night...

  74. At The Airport..
    ... just had them with all my drugs in a baggie (Flovent, albuterol , HRT, zyrtec). Oh, and my nail polish. They just...
    ... all of my meds in a separate baggie (nasal spray, albuterol , etc.) When I went through security, I just told...

  75. pediatric asthma
    ... no one sleeping for all that time. They put her on albuterol inhaler, pulmicort inhaler and singulair tablet. It ... she does the pulmicort and sibgulair once a day and albuterol when it flairs). nothing worked so today they put...
    ... I'm on Pulmicort & Albuterol . About twice a year, I get an episode where the coughing ... side effects. This time he also gave me a "hi-test albuterol " called Combivent. It's not for emergency use, as...


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