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Advair - Albuterol Inhaler Uses

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  • Advair
    If you suffer from asthma or COPD, your doctor may prescribe Advair, a drug used to treat airway spasms. This eMedTV page describes how the prescription medicine works to help people breathe better and also covers dosing tips, side effects, and more.
  • Advair 115/21
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, the 115/21 strength of Advair may be used twice daily for preventing airway spasms in people who have asthma. This Web article also discusses tips on when and how to use this form of inhaler.
  • Advair 230/21
    Of the three strengths available, the 230/21 Advair HFA dosage is the strongest one. This eMedTV article explains how the Advair inhaler can help prevent airway spasms in people with asthma, and offers tips on using this medicine.
  • Advair 45/21
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the 45/21 strength of Advair is the lowest dosage available in this version of the medication. This page describes general dosing guidelines for this strength of the medication, and offers a link to more information.
  • Advair and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page explains that there has been no research done on Advair and breastfeeding, and it is not known if the drug passes through breast milk. But this page explains why it is probably safe to breastfeed while taking Advair.
  • Advair and High Blood Pressure
    People with high blood pressure should use caution when taking Advair. This eMedTV article explores Advair and high blood pressure in detail, explaining how one of Advair's ingredients (salmeterol) can raise a person's blood pressure.
  • Advair and Pregnancy
    Taking Advair while pregnant may affect your unborn child. This eMedTV page discusses Advair and pregnancy, explaining that a pregnant woman may take the drug if her doctor believes that its benefits outweigh the possible risks to her unborn child.
  • In-depth Information on Advair and Weight Gain
    As this eMedTV page explains, weight gain may be a side effect of Advair. This article explains what to do if you are taking this drug and weight gain occurs. This page also outlines some suggestions your healthcare provider might recommend.
  • Advair Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Advair if you have certain medical conditions (such as epilepsy). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other important Advair dangers to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Advair Discus
    Advair is a drug licensed for the treatment of airway spasms. This eMedTV article describes Advair in more detail and lists conditions to tell your doctor about before taking the drug. Advair Discus is a common misspelling and variation of Advair.
  • Advair Diskus 100/50
    As this eMedTV page explains, the 100/50 Advair Diskus is the lowest dosage available in the Diskus version of the medication. This page describes general dosing guidelines for this strength of the drug, and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Advair Diskus 250/50
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Advair Diskus 250/50 twice daily is the recommended starting dosage for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This page also discusses when this dosage is used for preventing asthma attacks.
  • Advair Diskus 500/50
    Of the three strengths on the market, the 500/50 dosage of Advair Diskus is the strongest one available. This eMedTV article explains how the Advair Diskus can help treat COPD and asthma, and offers tips on when and how to use this medicine.
  • Advair Diskus Inhaler
    Advair is a prescription medication used to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with COPD and asthma. This eMedTV Web segment offers more detail on Advair Diskus and HFA inhalers, including information on how this medication works.
  • Advair Diskus Inhl
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are two forms of Advair, the Advair Diskus inhaler (Advair Diskus inhl) or the Advair HFA inhaler. This page describes how this medication works to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with asthma or COPD.
  • Advair Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains the factors that will determine your Advair dosage, such as whether you are taking the drug for asthma or COPD, and which form of Advair you are using. This page also lists some tips on when and how to take your Advair dose.
  • Advair Drug Interactions
    MAOIs and certain antidepressants are among the drugs that can potentially interact with Advair. This eMedTV resource identifies some of the other drugs that can interfere with Advair and explains the problems that can occur.
  • Advair HFA Inhaler
    As this eMedTV page discusses, the Advair HFA inhaler is one type of Advair used to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with asthma and COPD. This page offers more detail on the Advair HFA and Advair Diskus inhalers, including possible side effects.
  • Advair HFA Inhl
    As this eMedTV page discusses, a doctor may prescribe Advair HFA inhaler (Advair HFA inhl) or the Advair Diskus to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with asthma or COPD. This page also discusses general precautions and possible side effects.
  • Advair Inhaler
    Advair is a prescription medication used to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with COPD and asthma. This eMedTV Web segment offers more detail on Advair inhalers and the Advair Diskus, including information on how this medication works.
  • Advair Inhaler Side Effects
    Headaches, coughing, and a sore throat are some of the common Advair inhaler side effects. This eMedTV article describes other important side effects of Advair, as well as some precautions to be aware of before using this medication.
  • Advair Medication for Asthma
    Advair is a prescription medication used to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with asthma and COPD. This eMedTV segment offers more detail on using Advair medication for asthma and COPD, including information on the effectiveness of Advair.
  • Advair Medicine for COPD
    This eMedTV page explains that when using Advair for COPD, the medicine can help treat airway spasms. This article takes a further look at how Advair works, as well as information on various forms of the medication available.
  • Advair Overdose
    Overdosing on Advair may lead to seizures and an increased heart rate, among other symptoms. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms of an Advair overdose and outlines some treatment options that are available for people who overdose on the medicine.
  • Advair Problems
    Some of the potential problems with using Advair may include headaches, coughing, and a sore throat. This eMedTV resource describes other Advair problems, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Advair Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using Advair may include headaches, coughing, and a sore throat. This eMedTV Web segment describes other Advair risks, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Advair Side Affects
    Among the Advair side effects listed on this eMedTV page are common side effects (like headaches and a sore throat) and side effects that may need medical attention (like eye problems). Advair side affects is a common misspelling of Advair side effects.
  • Advair Side Effects
    Some common Advair side effects include bronchitis, coughing, and nausea. This eMedTV page lists other common side effects that have been reported with Advair, as well as those that require immediate medical attention (like depression).
  • Advair Uses
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Advair can be used to prevent airway spasms in people with asthma and to treat airway spasms in those who have COPD. While the drug is approved for use in children, there are currently no off-label Advair uses.
  • Advair Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page offers a number of Advair warnings and precautions, such as potential drug interactions, the safety of taking Advair while pregnant or nursing, and people who should use Advair with caution (for example, those with heart disease).
  • Advar
    Advair is a prescription drug used to treat airway spasms due to asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page explains how Advair works to open up the airways and outlines some factors that will determine your dosage. Advar is a common misspelling of Advair.
  • Advare
    This page on the eMedTV Web site gives an overview of Advair, a drug used to treat airway spasms due to asthma or COPD. This page describes how Advair works and what to do if you overdose on the medication. Advare is a common misspelling of Advair.
  • Adver
    Advair can help people with airway spasms associated with certain conditions. This page of the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of the drug, with information on its forms and possible side effects. Adver is a common misspelling of Advair.
  • Advir
    If you suffer from asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, your doctor may prescribe Advair. This eMedTV Web page explores some potential side effects of Advair and explains how the drug works. Advir is a common misspelling of Advair.
  • Advir Side Effects
    Some of the most common Advair side effects include headaches, a sore throat, and coughing. This eMedTV resource also lists side effects of Advair to report to your doctor. Advir side effects is a common misspelling of Advair side effects.
  • Albutenol
    Airway spasms associated with asthma or COPD may be treated with albuterol. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of this prescription medication and a link to learn more. Albutenol is a common misspelling of albuterol.
  • Albuteral
    Albuterol is a prescribed drug that is used to treat asthma and COPD. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how albuterol works and explains what to tell your doctor before taking the medicine. Albuteral is a common misspelling of albuterol.
  • Albuteral Inhaler
    This eMedTV page briefly discusses uses for albuterol inhalers and describes their effects. The devices are commonly used to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with asthma or COPD. Albuteral inhaler is a common misspelling of albuterol inhaler.
  • Albuteral Side Effects
    Among the albuterol side effects listed in this eMedTV page are common side effects (like headaches and nausea) and side effects to report to your doctor (like anxiety). Albuteral side effects is a common misspelling of albuterol side effects.
  • Albuterol
    Albuterol is used in the treatment of bronchospasms due to asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page provides an overview of this prescription drug, explaining how it works, offering tips on when and how to take it, and listing potential side effects.
  • Albuterol Abuse
    This eMedTV resource explains that because albuterol can cause a stimulatory effect, it can be abused to increase athletic performance or to help people lose weight. This page also describes some of the possible consequences of albuterol abuse.
  • Albuterol and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done to see if albuterol passes through breast milk. This section of the eMedTV Web site explores albuterol and breastfeeding, explaining that it is probably safe for most women to use albuterol while breastfeeding.
  • Albuterol and Pregnancy
    Albuterol may not be safe for women who are pregnant. This eMedTV page discusses albuterol and pregnancy in more detail, describing some of the birth defects that were seen in previous animal studies of albuterol (such as a brain and skull problems).
  • Albuterol Asthma Inhaler
    This portion of the eMedTV Web site explains how using an albuterol inhaler can help treat an asthma attack. It also describes how some people use the inhaler to prevent a certain type of asthma, and also provides a link to more details.
  • Albuterol Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use albuterol if you have certain medical conditions (such as epilepsy). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other important albuterol dangers to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Albuterol Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the albuterol dosage prescribed will vary depending on several factors, such as your age and the type of albuterol being used. This page covers these factors in more detail and also offers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Albuterol Drug Information
    Your healthcare provider may prescribe albuterol if you have asthma or certain other lung problems. This eMedTV Web article provides some basic drug information on albuterol, such as how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Albuterol Drug Interactions
    Drugs such as digoxin, tricyclic antidepressants, and MAOIs may interact with albuterol. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at other albuterol drug interactions and describes how these interactions can lead to potential problems.
  • Albuterol Hazards
    Some of the potential hazards with using albuterol may include headaches, coughing, and a sore throat. This eMedTV Web segment describes other albuterol hazards, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Albuterol Inhaler
    An albuterol inhaler can be used during an asthma attack to open up the airways. This eMedTV article discusses other uses for albuterol inhalers, explains how the inhalers work, and describes the various inhalers that are currently available.
  • Albuterol Inhaler Dosage
    The recommended albuterol inhaler dosage for most people is two sprays. This section of the eMedTV library discusses albuterol inhaler dosing in more detail and offers tips and precautions for how to use the inhaler.
  • Albuterol Inhaler Drug Interactions
    If you're taking beta blockers or digoxin while using an albuterol inhaler, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may cause albuterol inhaler interactions and explains the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Albuterol Inhaler Overdose
    Signs of an albuterol inhaler overdose may include chest pain, fatigue, and seizures. This eMedTV page lists other possible overdose symptoms and describes treatment options that are available for people who have overdosed on an albuterol inhaler.
  • Albuterol Inhaler Side Effects
    Most people don't have problems with albuterol inhalers; side effects, however, are possible. This eMedTV segment lists common side effects of albuterol inhalers (such as a cough) and also describes side effects that may require medical attention.
  • Albuterol Inhaler Uses
    Albuterol inhaler uses are mainly for the treatment of asthma attacks and other similar lung problems. This eMedTV segment discusses albuterol inhaler use in children and also lists possible "off-label" uses for the medicine.
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