albuterol


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a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions

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Each participating school received a kit containing a 60-dose albuterol sulfate inhaler, 10 valved-holding chambers, a signed standing medical order, a standardized emergency protocol for albuterol use, and access to an online training curriculum and template resources, along with technical support.
He was provided with the albuterol nebulizer when he was sent home from the hospital and has not used it until this week.
Through its indirect impact on cost-sharing for albuterol inhalers, the Clean Air Act has created a unique natural experiment from which to address unanswered questions about the impact of cost-sharing on albuterol use for children with asthma and more broadly on acute medication use.
We found that the combined albuterol and budesonide nebulization decrease complications such as arterial oxygen desaturation (p<0.
The same effect has subsequently been noted with newer beta agonists such as albuterol and salmeterol.
If a young child has infrequent flare-ups easily treated with albuterol I'm less likely to suggest a trial of an inhaled steroid; but if flare-ups are frequent or severe or land a child in the emergency department, daily inhaled steroids are worth a try.
Almost 3% (247 women) reported exposure to any bronchodilator in the periconceptional period, with nearly 90% of those exposures limited to the widely used short-acting [beta.sub.2]-agonist, albuterol.
Albuterol is in a class of medications called adrenergic broncholidators.
Wechsler, researchers assembled four groups of asthma patients and gave them either albuterol inhalers, placebo inhalers, sham acupuncture, or nothing.
Summary: Inhaling albuterol helps asthmatic lungs work better, but patients who get it don't feel much better than those treated with a placebo inhaler or phony acupuncture, according to a US study.
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): Albuterol, a compound commonly used to treat asthma and other respiratory diseases, may benefit patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
The high fat meal also appeared to inhibit the response to the asthma reliever medication Ventolin (albuterol).
Previous data have shown BIS to be stable chemically and compatible physically when administered simultaneously with respiratory medications, including albuterol sulfate inhalation solution (Proventil[R]; Schering Corporation, Kenilworth, NJ), ipratropium bromide inhalation solution (Atrovent[R]; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc, Ridgefield, CT), and levalbuterol inhalation solution.
says it will begin offering environmentally friendly albuterol inhalers for $9.
As of January 1, 2009, millions of asthma sufferers are no longer legally able to obtain the low-cost albuterol inhalers that enable them to breathe.