Generic Name: ALBUTEROL (SALBUTAMOL) SOLUTION - INHALATION Pronounced: (al-BUE-ter-ol/sal-BUE-ta-mol) Albuterol sulfate Inhl Precautions
Before using albuterol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or if you have had a serious reaction to similar drugs
(such as metaproterenol, terbutaline); or if you have any other allergies. This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or
other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
heart problems (such as irregular heartbeat, angina, heart
high blood pressure
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery,
or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform
such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
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Coughing is a normal reflex necessary to clear secretions and prevent infections. It is initiated by what is known as “irritant receptors” located in the surface of the bronchi of the lungs.
What follows is a rapid sequence of responses, including air gushing into the lungs. The glottis and the vocal cords close, trapping that air at high pressures. Then the abdominal and expiratory muscles contract, and with the glottis and vocal cords now open air is expelled at a rate as high as 100 miles per hour. That produces the cough.
It is a relatively violent event when you consider the stress that a cough causes to tissue. For this reason, these irritant receptors are adaptable and don’t react repeatedly to the same stimulus. Ideally, it is supposed to be a one-time event that clears out the irritating element.
Just as there are consequences to having a weak cough -- it leaves one vulne...
Generic Name: IPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL (SALBUTAMOL) INHALER -
ORAL Pronounced: (IP-ra-TROE-pee-um/al-BUE-ter-ol/sal-BUE-ta-mol) Ipratropium-Albuterol Inhl Uses
This product is used to treat and prevent symptoms
(wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by ongoing lung disease (chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD which includes bronchitis and emphysema).
This product contains 2 medications: ipratropium and albuterol (also known as
salbutamol). Both drugs work by relaxing the muscles around the airways so that
they open up and you can breathe more easily. Controlling symptoms of breathing
problems can decrease time lost from work or school.
How To Use Ipratropium-Albuterol Inhl
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from
your pharmacist before you start using this product and each time you get a
refill. This medication is used with a special machine called a nebulizer that
changes the solution to a fine mist that you inhale. Lea...
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