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  1. Asthma meds during pregnancy?
    ... woth both of my kids i was only allowed to take the albuterol inhaler and when it got really bad they put me on...
    ... also had to take nebulized breathing treatments of albuterol throughout the day. I also had acid reflux and took...

  2. Breathing Trouble
    ... symptoms with him, we did another breathing test using Albuterol . My numbers did improve a little, but not enough for...
    ... tightness caused by numerous allergies. I was prescribed Albuterol along with my other allergy meds, and the Albuterol ... tubes that sit in the lungs. I think that's why the Albuterol can open up the throat as well as the lungs....
    ... suspect it is only mild." He gave me more Advair and Albuterol . He told me that he wanted to do a methacholine challenge...

  3. what is you fev1 (PFT)
    ... was gee you dont have asthma sent me on my way with albuterol and advair. End of story. No other explanation...

  4. Advair advice
    ... My main problem is Emphysema and on Spirometry - Albuterol does not change my numbers. My FEV1 is 44%. I am...

  5. Take meds, but have problems with aerobics/cardio
    ... take my Advair 250 daily, and use my "hooka pipe" albuterol sulfate machine when needed. Yet I still have asthma...
    ... You need to take 2 puffs of albuterol 15-20 minutes before any cardio work. I jog and that ... by my doctor. Works like a charm. (You do have an albuterol inhaler that you keep with you as a rescue inhaler...

  6. stress and asthma
    ... Make you could just stop for a moment and take some albuterol if it's that bad. Tell your doctor about how bad it...
    ... i have the methacoline test next wk..i take albuterol and flovent, but no immediate improvement right after...

  7. newish to asthma, chronic shallow breathing?
    ... positive early on (like I was). Then they will give you albuterol and atrovent at the end to get you out of the asthma...

  8. Smog Effects On Asthma/Symptoms
    ... that "red" area time, I also had to bring out the Albuterol most days. Even when I spent all day indoors, I could...

  9. Acid Reflux
    ... shortness of breath and breathing probs..i found that albuterol helps a bit. is it a normal side effect to get shakey...
    ... the flovent. the flovent seems to help more than the albuterol ..idk much about asthma. isnt it caused by something...
    ... doctor can really straighten you out (I hope). Albuterol can make most people shakey. It opens up the airways...
    ... others, sometimes a little better..with the flovent and albuterol , its a lot better but its still there..i've been experiment...
    ... for asthma, but it helps my allergies too. I use Albuterol as needed--the need varies throughout the year. ...
    ... 100% and lungs sound perfect..and when i take the albuterol , theres no effect that i can notice at all..it also...

  10. What Can I Take For Wheezing?
    ... Flovent, Asthmanex, & Qvar dont seem to be helping. Albuterol helps for only an hour if at all. Can you suggest...
    ... taken in the evening. Make sure you are using your Albuterol when you need it. Good Luck....
    ... it was constantly going int my system nonstop the albuterol didn't seem to be working, or at least not long. ...

  11. Clean Air?
    ... t breathe the air around me. What would YOU do? Albuterol and xopenex and astelin spray and naxonex and rhino...

  12. Am I the only one with Asthma who scores normal on the tests?
    ... have went to the ER, but I used my nebulizer with Albuterol Sulphate and 40mg of Prednisone to pull me out of...

  13. Re: shortness of breath
    ... not help. It's more effective to take a spray of Albuterol as needed. Do you feel uncomfortable when lying down...

  14. Bad Air Days Anyone?
    ... already on Singulair, Advair 500/50--had to pull out the Albuterol again. I'm staying indoors most of the days just...

  15. What is everyone's peak flow number?
    ... and I than sought medical attention where I received Albuterol (rescue bronchodilator), Advair(anti-inflammatory...

  16. Serevent?
    ... drops again, he may add Serevent to my Pulmicort and Albuterol . I've read such scary things about Serevent. (DR....
    ... drops again, he may add Serevent to my Pulmicort and Albuterol . I've read such scary things about Serevent. (DR. ... My husband has been taking Serevent, Pulmicort and Albuterol and has for years. That Combo has kept his asthma...
    ... for years. I ahve also been taking Flovent and my Albuterol as needed. I personally have never had any negative...

  17. question
    ... sound like asthma. doc gave me flovent and i have an albuterol inhaler from when i went to the er a few times. never...

  18. Methacholine challenge test and heart
    ... what to expect. I was kept there after administered albuterol and until my breathing returned to baseline....

  19. quit smoking but still wheezing
    ... better. I'm on 400 mcgs of Pulmicort and take albuterol before walking outdoors. So when does the squeezing ... frustrated. I've been on Pulmicort for 5 months and albuterol for almost a year. I knew when I quit smoking I...
    ... better. I'm on 400 mcgs of Pulmicort and take albuterol before walking outdoors. So when does the squeezing ... frustrated. I've been on Pulmicort for 5 months and albuterol for almost a year. I knew when I quit smoking I...

  20. Asthma Notes for myself & others
    ... several times in a day) short acting bronchodialators ( albuterol ) This can worsen asthma and lead to increased symptoms ... system *If you are also using a bronchodilator ( albuterol ), use the bronchodilator first, then use your beclomethason ... Asthma is acute & completely reversible by drugs ( albuterol ) Asthma that canot be reversible is COPD. COPD...

  21. Meds -reference Guide
    ... INHALERS[/SIZE] (Brand name/Drug Name) 1. Xopenex(lev albuterol ) *Some people report less jittery side effects than ... allbuterol 2. Proventil & Ventolin ( albuterol /U.S. name-Salbutamol/non U.S. name) * Albuterol ... is lev albuterol & dexalbuteral 3. Maxair Autohaler (pirbuterol) ... bromide long term bronchodilator controller med & albuterol sulfate quick rescue Anticholinergic Beta2-Agonist...

  22. Flovent mood changes??
    ... occations. He then went back to his serevent and his Albuterol inhalers plus pulmicort and felt much better....

  23. asthma and beta blockers
    ... blood pressure. I take Singulair and Advair (plus an Albuterol inhaler) for my asthma. It seems to be under control...

  24. Something to do if you're new to asthma
    ... saw the log he was shocked and deceided to try me on albuterol pills. (It works out to something like 100x the dose ... at my request, it's cheaper), Reglan 2x day and now Albuterol Sulfate 4mg 1x day. Sometimes I feel like a drug...

  25. What tests should/will Pulmonologist run to see if I have asthma?
    ... you are moving with time. Then, you take a huff of albuterol (or other beta-2 agonist inhaler) wait 10-15 minutes ... should give you some instructions about laying off the albuterol for at least several hours prior to the test. The ... key is your response to albuterol , so if you use it too close to the start of the test...
    ... steriod inhaler (for 2 days now). Hav not had to use my albuterol either. Just a note; Not sure if this would ... importance to anyone...... Buuuutt.... I noticed my albuterol inhaler not kicking in as fast as it did when I 1st ... different inhaler called xoponex (spelling?). It's lev albuterol which is the exact same as albuterol but it does NOT ... cause I read they are the same thing is that when the albuterol seems to lose it's effectiveness with me, I switch ... to the lev albuterol (xoponex) for a while and it works great, then when ... it stops working as good, I switch back to the albuterol and it works as good as it did when I started for...
    ... prevental (your steroid inhaler) and a rescue inhaler ( albuterol , etc). Asthma can be fatal. Don't mess around....
    ... give that a try (I could do w/out the side effects of Albuterol ) What tests will they run on me? 1. Spirometry...
    ... daily preventer med (pulmicort) and I'm still using albuterol . I didn't have any trouble for about 6 months and...
    ... Then do it all over again after you take 2 puffs of albuterol . Right now, he's not 100% sure if it's due to allergies...

  26. Childhood Asthma questions
    ... Xopenex to control her symptoms. She started on generic Albuterol but it was not controlling her symptoms well. The...
    ... takes a little time to find the right combo of meds. Albuterol will cause fast heart rate, cause you to shake, jittery ... , etc... Xopenex/lev albuterol is MUCH better because is doesn't give you the shakes...

  27. Asthma or something else?
    ... have asthma, oyu should be doing two puffs of the albuterol 20 minutes before any cardio activity...so if you...

  28. Do mild asthmatics get asthma attacks?
    ... two nights in a row with trouble breathing). I use albuterol for my rescue inhaler. The only time i use it now...

  29. New diagnosis of asthma, any tips?
    ... a mild case of asthma. I use my Flovent daily and albuterol as a rescue inhaler. I started on the Flovent with ... m a jogger also and I have to use two puffs of the albuterol 20 minutes before I run. I rarely need it otherwise...
    ... along with the tight chest feeling. I take pulmicort, albuterol and nasal spray, but like your doctor, mine didn't...
    ... along with the tight chest feeling. I take pulmicort, albuterol and nasal spray, but like your doctor, mine didn't...

  30. Med ? and coughing up mucus.
    ... it has got progressivly worse. I have been using my albuterol daily about 4-6 times daily and my Dr put me on Advair ... far seems to really be helping as I dont need the Albuterol as often. I have noticed after using my inhalers i...
    ... Cough up as much as you can and try to get it all out. Albuterol will have that effect and is used when you have a...

  31. Different medications
    ... medications. I'm on Singulair right now (along with albuterol inhaler) However my insurance is changing (I have...
    ... I have a Flovent inhaler as my daily med and the albuterol rescue inhaler. The Flovent has worked well for me ... and does not have albuterol added. So all the albuterol I get is when I use it specifically. It works great...

  32. New to asthma need answers quick about meds inhalers & steriods!
    ... 80mcg. I've been doing the xoponex (spelling?) lev albuterol every 6 to 8 hours and the steriod every 12hrs. ... been feeling tight in my chest as if i need the lev albuterol sooner than 6 hours. I also have an albuterol inhaler ... as back up but I haven't used it since I got the lev albuterol /nebulizer. Albuterol makes me VERY shaky and feel ... comfortable and I just had about 94.5mg of xopenex lev albuterol which is 1 - 1/2 of the tubes of med. this was about40...
    ... brush but perhaps you are more sensitive. I have albuterol and have not used it much. Luckily I have not gotten...
    ... steroid and is supposed to be my prevention. Lev albuterol in nebulizer is my 4 to 6 hour rescue. Albuterol is ... only take a puff if it's close to the time for the lev albuterol to wear off.) Now, the mucinex I took a load of ... with this than bad and I don't understand WHY one day albuterol or xoponex(levalbuterol) DON'T seem to work as my...
    ... monitoring your peak flow put in place. You can get lev albuterol (Xopenex) in a standard inhaler now. I carry one ... around everwhere that I go. For me, the lev albuterol causes MUCH less shakiness than albuterol. The reason ... for this is that albuterol is actually a mixture of two compounds: levalbuterol ... and its enantiomer (dex albuterol ). Roughly speaking, levalbuterol is responsible for ... lung and allowing you to breathe more easily) and dex albuterol causes the side effects (shakiness, elevated heart ... think your meds aren't right. You are nebulizing lev albuterol as a "daily control" med, but essentially using the ... same med ( albuterol ) for your "rescue" medication. There is only so much ... you can get out of a short-acting beta-agonist like albuterol . The more standard combination is a "long acting ... agonist like salmeterol as the "daily control" med and albuterol or Xopenex as the "rescue". This is in addition to...
    ... takes singular 10 mg and hardly ever needs to take albuterol now...remember that the less you use albuterol the...
    ... thought that qvar/steroids were the prevention med and albuterol /levalbuterol was the rescue meds.... I will for sure ... post. I am still having to use my qvar 2x daily and albuterol inhaler about once or twice a day but it's not a BIG...
    ... The steroids are the preventive and the albuterol the rescue. You just may need to switch steroid sprays...
    ... counter pretty much. I take Advair 250/50 and an Albuterol rescue for my asthma. Lots of times asthma conditions...
    ... Considering my (over)reaction to bronchodilators like albuterol , the steroids and Singulair keep me breathing without...

  33. do other people experience more difficulty
    ... trouble breathing. Finally seemed so out of it did the albuterol and I felt better and it seems Stress could be a trigger...

  34. Does anyone know of Common Food Triggers?
    ... So I can still have my morning coffee w/ my albuterol (or shortly after)? The nurse told me not to have ... any caffiene w/albuterol or lev albuterol because it stresses your heart out too much. I don...

  35. Can adult asthma get worse? And other questions?
    ... have asthma and I jog. You take two puffs of your albuterol 20 minutes before cardio (jogging, dancing, mowing...

  36. Question on prednisone
    ... When you take prednisone, do you still use your albuterol inhaler or albuterol in a nebulizer? Also, do you...
    ... prednisone for 16 years. I am also on singulair and take albuterol as needed. Has anyone been in a similiar situation...
    ... prednisone for 16 years. I am also on singulair and take albuterol as needed. Has anyone been in a similiar situation...
    ... prednisone for 16 years. I am also on singulair and take albuterol as needed. Has anyone been in a similiar situation...

  37. any help appreciated!!
    ... a slight heart condition which is why I can't take albuterol or anything that will speed my heart up. does anyone...

  38. chest tightness/wheezing only
    ... runny/itchy nose, itchy eyes and more. I was put on albuterol and sent home. This spring (mid February) it started...
    ... is a good kick for nasal issues.You then need your albuterol as a rescue inhaler (if you have an attack) or to...
    ... inhalers because of the thrush it causes, so I am only on albuterol and claritin and an albuterol inhaler. I have had...

  39. Toddler And Asthma
    ... s probably just the age. My son has CF and is on albuterol , etc. He just turned 3 and this past winter he bit...
    ... night along with Singular. When he gets sick he takes albuterol . Having a child with asthma can be worrysome at times...

  40. New with Asthma? fail to accept..
    ... I went back they said it was asthma. They gave me albuterol , advair and allegra. It was all working and all symptoms...
    ... allergy meds altogether. Also, be sure to use your albuterol before any cardio exercise - running, tennis, mowing...

  41. Bronchitis with asthmatic tendencies
    ... scared to death. The 1st day I went to the ER and got albuterol , it helped and I could breathe (not 100% though - ... good to go this is over, I can smoke and if i take albuterol I'll be healed in a few days.. WRONG! I got one puff ... inhaler to take home and use 2x a day along with my albuterol . Well, I have never had such a hate for cigarettes...

  42. This newbie's saga continues, thanks for replies they helped me
    ... the coughin was causing spasms. WRONG He gave me albuterol , two puffs later , the tightness already feels better...
    ... Well antibiotics and 2 uses of albuterol and a world of difference!!! :)...
    ... use 2x a day, it's called Qvar. They also, gave me albuterol which makes my nerves on end but it does help after...
    ... ending cough, diagnosed with asthma, on advair and albuterol , kind of freaked out by that tightness in my chest...

  43. New, is it really asthma?
    ... leave. Went to my GP and he gave me antibiotics and albuterol and sent me on my way, just saying I had the same ... lingered. And I wasn't real comfortable using the albuterol without knowing why I was using it. So after coughing ... previously presumed allergies), and told when to use the albuterol . After a few months I started to feel better. The ... and I haven't seen much change. I have to use my albuterol almost every 4 hours to control my cough. The...
    ... time, I was on Advair 500/50, Allegra-D, Singulair, Albuterol , Mucinex (as needed), Flonase, Astelin and Protonix ... The cough continued. I was constantly using the Albuterol . I went back in. The doctor tried a new acid reflux...
    ... choline challenge. I did fail that and had to use albuterol to breath again. First we tried environmental changes...
    ... normal. I still get some chest tightness that the albuterol relieves. Which is why I question the negative Methacholin...

  44. Questions about exercise with asthma
    ... the chest! Before exercise, I hve two puffs of albuterol (rescue inhaler) 20 minutes before. I jog 4 times...
    ... 50 as a maintainence dosage. I was also using the Albuterol 4-5 times a day during that time. My allergy medications ... exercise when it is bad. When it is OK, I use the Albuterol ahead of time. I hope you can get your cough under...

  45. Chest pain from asthma?
    ... about it. I am currently taking Advair, Singulair, Albuterol and Xopenex....

  46. One lousy symptom--nothing helps!
    ... especially worse when I work out. My doc said to take albuterol 20 min. before exercising. I have tried this and...

  47. Question about Wheezing
    ... need the steroid inhaler. The rescue inhaler is Albuterol and it stops an attack while it is happening (which...

  48. Question for those with asthma that the cough is the big problem
    ... endless coughing. Do you have a rescue inhaler like albuterol , maxair or something? If I get a cold or something...

  49. lyprinol has worked for me
    ... it in the morning. I still have some mucus, and use Albuterol maybe once a day, when I start to get a little tight...
    ... once a day, if I feel a bit tight, I take a puff of Albuterol . I've been doing ok with just one puff. As for the...

  50. Is Advair Causing This???
    ... age of 49. I was given solu-medrol IV, Levaquin and albuterol and atrovent nebulizers until I was well enough to ... no problems. In addition to the rescue inhaler of Albuterol (which I've only used once in 2 weeks), I was given...

  51. Help--any Xolair Feedback
    ... know if its attributable to Xolair,Flovent,Singulair, Albuterol , or combination of all. My asthma triggers are...

  52. Does anyone have problems with oral thrush?
    ... away. The week I don't use it, I really abuse my albuterol , which probably isn't that good for me, but it's better...
    ... I just started the inhalers about a week ago. 1st albuterol but made me WAY too jumpy, so then xoponex -(levalbuterol ... ) in nebulizer which is very similar to albuterol but it's like 70% less jitters after you take it and ... days of using the steriod inhaler along with my lev albuterol /neb treatment, I started feeling raw, hoarse, very...
    ... sure it's that good for me since I "really" abuse my albuterol during that time. I'm interested to know if the peroxide...

  53. Chest Pressure/breathlessness No Relief
    ... the same since early in November. I have been on the albuterol , mucomyst, and advair, as well as antibiotics with...

  54. Side effects or not?
    ... recognizes this? I use Pulmicort twice a day, Nasocort, Albuterol , Singulair and Zyrtec. Thanks, Hickey...

  55. Bottom of throat feels tight when breathing...
    ... usually goes away after a half hour or so. Sometimes my albuterol helps a bit....

  56. Singulair Side-Effects??
    ... I take that during the day, Singulair at night and Albuterol inhaler as needed. Hope she feels better....

  57. 6 Year Old and Asthma
    ... her asthma fairly well under control with advair and albuterol . The docs were convinced that she also had allergies ... anymore. She has 2 puffs advair x2 daily, and 2 puffs albuterol x2 daily. I really do not want to up the advair as...
    ... twice a day (which is what she started at) and the albuterol 4 times a day @ 2 puffs. That seems like alot. Anyone...

  58. athsma and exercise
    ... what I do. I jog regularly. I take two puffs of albuterol 15-20 minutes before I head out. I run 2-3 miles...

  59. question...
    ... flovent instead of qvar. I was also told to use my albuterol every 6 hours. I go see her in a week Im feeling better ... should i continue with the albuterol thing or should I stop and only take when needed she...
    ... asthma. In the mean time, yes I would continue to take albuterol along with the flovent until you see the doctor since...

  60. Allergy tested today b/c of my Asthma...(long)
    ... you will need to use a brochial dialator such as Albuterol about 15-20 before the exercise. I'm a jogger with...

  61. exercise induced asthma, help?
    ... Next week, I have a new test this time with 2 puffs Albuterol . I know that more people use this before sports. ... Will there still be some breathing difficulties with Albuterol . My other medications are: Pulmicort, Singulair,...
    ... I have asthma and allergies. I take two puffs of Albuterol 15-20 minutes before jogging and have no difficulty...
    ... allergy and doesn't help me for exercising. Does the Albuterol take care of the total breathing during sport? Titchou ... role in this or is that also under control with the Albuterol ? Thanks for your reply. Hickey...
    ... back from a new exercise test. This time with the Albuterol and no drop in my breathing... I am thrilled. Now ... running. So far, I can do half a mile but with the Albuterol I should be able to improve that real fast. Foradil...

  62. Brand-spankin' new and totally CONFUSED!
    ... Anyway, my doc prescribed Advair twice a day and Albuterol as needed. So I went about my merry way and had the ... rescribing something potent like Advair to suggesting I use albuterol on an "as-needed" basis. Why did he change his mind...
    ... him if problems arise. I'm on Advair, Singular, and Albuterol . I have sesonal asthma, so I take it as i need it ... up your airways. It doesn't immediately help you, Albuterol will. The tightness or closing in your windpipe is ... It sounds your doctor is treating your symptoms. Albuterol is for emergency relief, when you feel tight or you ... So when you feel your tightness you should take the Albuterol . (Two puffs every 4-6 hours- i'm guessing!) So I...

  63. Is Primatene Mist safe?
    ... life. It actually seems to work better for me than Albuterol . And is a LOT cheaper. A couple of problems I...
    ... Gosh, my albuterol is pretty cheap...maybe $10 and it lasts for months...
    ... through my chest. I was given Combivent in the ER ( albuterol and atrovent combined) and have continued using albuterol...

  64. meds question
    ... Do you have a rescue inhaler/brochichial dialator? Albuterol ? If so, then you should take two puffs, 15 to 20...
    ... Then I have Singulair and Zyrtec once a day and my Albuterol as rescue inhaler. So using the albuterol before...
    ... Albuterol before cardio activity is a requirement if you have ... But, in order to jog 2-3 miles, I have to hit the albuterol ....

  65. Asthma and Colds
    ... getting a cold. It feels like its all in my chest. The albuterol isn't working too well. All I've done today is lay...

  66. give albuterol after liquid prednisone and flovent?
    ... contraindication between flovent, prednisone, and albuterol . They are commonly used together. Flovent is an ... the same as the steroids that athletes abuse...) Albuterol is a completely different medication that relieves...

  67. Some asthma caused or worsened by bacteria
    ... I was on Singulair, Advair Diskus 500, Theo-Dur, Albuterol (for really bad days), flonase and allegra for allergies...

  68. Asthma / GERD (or Reflux)
    ... some too! My meds are: 250/50 Advair twice daily, Albuterol when needed, Allegra 180, and Nexium for the GERD...
    ... I wake up at night with problems, and have to take Albuterol . After my last severe asthma attack in 1973, I went...

  69. side effects
    ... antibiotics and a week of prednisone. I have taken albuterol alot more too. I take flovent and singulair as preventor...

  70. Cough-Varient Form of Asthma in my 4 yr old
    ... t going to stop the coughing. It's going to take Albuterol or Xopenex to help with that....
    ... condition. We are entirely off of the pulmicort and albuterol . My daughter's personality (without steroids...

  71. Very Low potassium due to steroids ....
    ... in December but have been sick and taking alot of albuterol . Do you also exercise? I am just trying to figure...

  72. Asthma attack recovery time?
    ... while we taxied and took off. I took 3 hits on my albuterol , and took my advair (not that it's supposed to help ... attacks, and I never take more than one hit of the albuterol , so this totally messed me up. I was shaking really ... I could hardly stand up between the asthma and the albuterol , but I managed to get up to the new seat two rows ... at student health. Also, does anybody know if albuterol can induce migraines?...
    ... But there's no warnings about not taking it with albuterol . When I had bronchitis my doctor told me to take ... the albuterol at night, and advair is taken twice a day, so I guess...
    ... YES albuterol , if you take too much, and advair, if you take it ... I wasnt' thinking and took about 6 or 7 puffs of albuterol AND advair. I didn't think that I had just taken...
    ... Thanks. I just never tried it as I only use my albuterol before I go jogging - unless I have a very rare attack...

  73. Help Infant On Albuterol And Pulmicort - Awful Side Effects
    ... It's hard with a baby. Albuterol is an "upper" and everyone has the side effects.. ... the pulmicort...it's to help longterm whereas the albuterol is simply for the attack...or to prevent a specific...

  74. Inhalers & Tooth Damage
    ... brought it back. I'm on Pulmicort, twice a day, and albuterol , when needed. My Question: I rinse my mouth out thoroughly...

  75. asthmatic bronchitis- I am so confused!
    ... 5 day course of azithromycin, methylprednisolone, albuterol inhaler, and cough syrup w/ codeine for sleeping....


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