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Albuterol Inhaler Warnings and Precautions - Asthma Daycare Checklist

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  • Albuterol Inhaler Warnings and Precautions
    Don't puncture albuterol inhaler canisters or keep them near open flames. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers other important albuterol inhaler warnings and precautions, including information on who should not use the inhalers.
  • Albuterol Inhalers and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether it's safe to use albuterol inhalers while breastfeeding. This eMedTV resource discusses albuterol inhalers and breastfeeding in more detail and explains the importance of talking to your doctor about the risks and benefits.
  • Albuterol Inhalers and Pregnancy
    There are potential risks associated with using albuterol inhalers during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment includes clinical findings on albuterol inhalers and pregnancy, and explains why a doctor may still prescribe inhalers during pregnancy.
  • Albuterol Inhl
    As this eMedTV Web segment discusses, a healthcare provider may prescribe an albuterol inhaler (albuterol inhl) to treat and prevent airway spasms in people with asthma or COPD. This page also covers general precautions and possible side effects.
  • Albuterol Overdose
    Chest pain, seizures, and headaches are among the symptoms of an albuterol overdose. This section of the eMedTV library discusses other symptoms of an albuterol overdose and outlines some of the treatment options available.
  • Albuterol Problems
    Some of the potential problems with using albuterol may include headaches, coughing, and nausea. This eMedTV resource describes other albuterol problems, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Albuterol Side Effects
    Nausea, headaches, and tremors are a few of the common side effects of albuterol. This portion of the eMedTV library lists other side effects and explains which need to be reported immediately to your healthcare provider.
  • Albuterol Tablet Dosage
    For children ages 6 to 12 who are taking the long-acting albuterol tablet, dosage usually starts at 4 mg. This eMedTV Web page also offers dosage tips for short-acting albuterol tablets and discusses dosing for adults and children over the age of 12.
  • Albuterol Tablet Side Effects
    Albuterol tablet side effects may include shakiness, nervousness, and nausea. This eMedTV Web page lists other side effects reported with both short-acting and extended-release albuterol tablets (including a number of rare and serious side effects).
  • Albuterol Tablet Uses
    Albuterol tablets are used primarily to treat airway spasms. This page on the eMedTV site also lists some off-label albuterol tablet uses (such as the treatment of high potassium in the blood) and discusses the use of albuterol tablets in children.
  • Albuterol Tablet Warnings and Precautions
    Albuterol tablets may have a stimulatory effect on the heart and blood pressure. This eMedTV article contains other important albuterol tablet warnings and precautions, including other side effects that may potentially occur.
  • Albuterol Tablets
    Albuterol tablets are licensed for the treatment of airway spasms. This eMedTV page covers how albuterol tablets work, offers general dosing guidelines, and explains what to do if you happen to overdose on albuterol tablets or miss your dosage.
  • Albuterol Uses
    Albuterol is approved to treat asthma and lung problems associated with COPD. This eMedTV resource discusses albuterol uses in more detail, including possible "off-label" uses of the medicine. This article also covers albuterol use in children.
  • Albuterol Warnings and Precautions
    Albuterol may make your asthma worse, and it may not be safe to take during pregnancy. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses other albuterol warnings and precautions, and also explains when people should not take the medication.
  • Albutorol
    Albutorol is often prescribed to treat airway spasms associated with certain conditions. This eMedTV Web page briefly describes the drug, including its various forms, when it is taken, and side effects. Albutorol is a common misspelling of albuterol.
  • Albutrol
    A healthcare provider may prescribe albuterol to treat asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page explores potential side effects of albuterol and explains how the drug works to open up the airways to the lungs. Albutrol is a common misspelling of albuterol.
  • Albutrol Inhaler
    An albuterol inhaler may be prescribed to help treat and prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV article further describes albuterol inhalers and lists possible side effects of the medicine. Albutrol inhaler is a common misspelling of albuterol inhaler.
  • Alternatives to Advair
    Some common Advair alternatives include bronchodilators, steroids, and combination medicines. This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed list of other drugs, besides Advair, that may be used to treat airway spasms due to asthma or COPD.
  • Alvesco
    Alvesco is an asthma inhaler that is used every day. As this eMedTV page explains, it is used to prevent asthma attacks, but not to treat them. This article takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Alvesco and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if Alvesco (ciclesonide inhaler) passes through breast milk. This segment from the eMedTV archives covers breastfeeding and Alvesco, including an explanation of why it's important to talk to your healthcare provider.
  • Alvesco and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web article explains that pregnant women may use Alvesco (ciclesonide inhaler) under certain circumstances. This resource takes a closer look at the safety of using this inhaler during pregnancy and includes the results of animal studies.
  • Alvesco Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, your Alvesco dosage will vary, based on your current medications, how you respond to Alvesco, and other factors. This resource offers helpful tips on taking this asthma medicine safely and effectively.
  • Alvesco Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, interactions can occur when Alvesco is taken with erythromycin, quinidine, or certain other drugs. This resource lists other products that can interfere with the asthma inhaler and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Alvesco Medication Information
    This eMedTV segment offers important information on Alvesco, an asthma medication that is taken every day. Topics covered in this article include dosing guidelines, side effects, and drug warnings. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Alvesco Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, taking too much Alvesco over an extended period can decrease your body's ability to make its own natural steroids. This article compares one-time and long-term overdoses of this inhaler, including how they are treated.
  • Alvesco Side Effects
    Commonly reported Alvesco side effects include throat irritation, headache, and upper respiratory infection. This eMedTV page explains, however, that most people tolerate the drug well. This article offers a detailed list of potential side effects.
  • Alvesco Uses
    Alvesco, which is inhaled into the lungs, is a longer-acting drug that helps prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at the various Alvesco uses, explaining how the medication works, who can take it, and more.
  • Alvesco Warnings and Precautions
    You should not use Alvesco to treat an asthma attack. This eMedTV Web resource lists a number of other important warnings and precautions for this steroid inhaler, including information on why Alvesco may unsuitable for certain people.
  • Asathma
    This eMedTV article features a brief overview of asthma, a chronic health condition that causes symptoms such as wheezing and difficulty breathing. This page also offers a link to more detailed information. Asathma is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asmacort
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Azmacort to prevent asthma attacks. This part of the eMedTV library explores some potential side effects of Azmacort and offers general dosing information. Asmacort is a common misspelling of Azmacort.
  • Asmanex
    Asmanex is a drug that is approved to prevent asthma attacks before they start. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the prescription drug, including a discussion on how it works, when and how to use it, and some side effects it may cause.
  • Asmanex 220 mcg
    People taking only inhaled asthma drugs usually start with Asmanex 220 mcg (one inhalation) once daily. This eMedTV Web page contains more Asmanex dosing guidelines, including dosage recommendations for people taking oral steroids.
  • Asmanex and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if the active ingredient in Asmanex passes through breast milk. This eMedTV article explores Asmanex and breastfeeding in more detail and discusses the manufacturer's recommendations about breastfeeding during treatment with Asmanex.
  • Asmanex and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that Asmanex, which caused birth defects and miscarriages in animal studies, may not be safe to take during pregnancy. If you're taking Asmanex and pregnancy occurs, you should let your doctor know.
  • Asmanex Asthma Drug
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Asmanex is an asthma drug often prescribed to help prevent asthma attacks. This article explains how Asmanex works, describes its effects, and lists some of the potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Asmanex Dosage
    For people taking oral steroids, the starting Asmanex dosage is 440 mcg (two inhalations) twice daily. This eMedTV Web page also discusses Asmanex dosing for people taking inhaled asthma medications and offers some general tips on taking the drug.
  • Asmanex Drug Interactions
    Asmanex can potentially interact with one other medicine, ketoconazole. This eMedTV page describes how this interaction can raise your risk of side effects and explains that there may be other Asmanex drug interactions that aren't known at this time.
  • Asmanex Inhaler
    Asmanex is a prescription asthma medication that comes in a special inhaler. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how often you should use the Asmanex inhaler and lists some of the potential side effects of this medicine.
  • Asmanex Overdose
    As this eMedTV article explains, because there have been so few cases of people taking too much Asmanex, it is unclear what to expect from an Asmanex overdose or what the best treatment options would be for an overdose.
  • Asmanex Side Effects
    In clinical trials of Asmanex, side effects of the drug included headaches, nausea, and a sore throat. This eMedTV segment covers common and less frequent side effects, as well as those that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Asmanex Twisthaler
    Asmanex, a prescription asthma medication, comes in a special inhaler called the Asmanex Twisthaler. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of this medicine and offers some general information on how to use the inhaler.
  • Asmanex Uses
    Asmanex is used to prevent asthma attacks in adults and children who are at least 12 years old. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how Asmanex works and discusses possible off-label Asmanex uses.
  • Asmanex Warnings and Precautions
    Asmanex can suppress the immune system in some people. This eMedTV article discusses other Asmanex warnings and precautions, such as the safety of taking Asmanex while pregnant and people who shouldn't take it.
  • Asmenex
    Asmanex can be used to prevent -- but not treat -- asthma attacks. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of this prescription drug and offers a link to more information. Asmenex is a common misspelling of Asmanex.
  • Assma
    Asthma is a condition that is characterized by breathing difficulty, wheezing, and other symptoms. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this condition and its triggers, such as smoke and pollen. Assma is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Assthma
    As this eMedTV page explains, asthma occurs when airways to the lungs constrict. This page also explains how asthma attacks are not all the same and covers what to do in the case of a severe asthma attack. Assthma is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthama
    This selection of the eMedTV Web site explains what asthma is and how common it is in the general public. This page also explains what to do to help prevent your asthma symptoms from getting worse. Asthama is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthema
    This eMedTV page explains that asthma is a chronic health condition that occurs when the airways to the lungs become constricted and swollen. This page further describes what happens during an asthma attack. Asthema is a common misspelling of asthma.
  • Asthma
    Asthma is a chronic illness in which your airways are inflamed, making it difficult to carry air in and out of the lungs at times. This eMedTV page covers this condition in more detail, including its causes, symptoms, and ways to control it.
  • Asthma and Childhood
    An increasing number of children are developing asthma. This selection from the eMedTV archives contains vital information on identifying symptoms of asthma in childhood, and also explains how the condition is managed.
  • Asthma and Children
    Scientists studying children with asthma have identified symptoms different from those often seen in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers advice for parents of children with this condition, including details on gauging symptoms of an acute asthma attack.
  • Asthma and Exercise
    As this eMedTV article explains, physical activity can sometimes lead to an asthma attack. However, people with asthma can usually exercise safely as long as proper precautions are taken. This resource takes a closer look at these precautions.
  • Asthma and Osteoporosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is an indirect relationship between asthma and osteoporosis. Some people with asthma develop osteoporosis because certain asthma medicines affect the way calcium is absorbed by the body.
  • Asthma and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the combination of pregnancy and asthma affects women in different ways. While some women experience worsening asthma symptoms, others may experience improved symptoms.
  • Asthma Attack
    An asthma attack occurs when a person's airways swell up and produce mucus, resulting in difficulty breathing. This eMedTV page describes an asthma attack in more detail, including its symptoms and an explanation of what triggers the attacks.
  • Asthma Daycare Checklist
    An asthma daycare checklist can be a helpful tool in determining whether your child's daycare facility offers proper support. This eMedTV article contains a sample asthma daycare checklist for parents.
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