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Brethine Side Effects - Flovent Side Effects

This page contains links to eMedTV Asthma Articles containing information on subjects from Brethine Side Effects to Flovent Side Effects. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Brethine Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Brethine include heart palpitations, nervousness, and drowsiness. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects seen with the drug, including serious problems that require prompt medical attention.
  • Brethine Uses
    Brethine is used for treating emphysema or asthma in adults and children ages 12 and older. As this eMedTV page explains, the drug can also be used "off-label" to treat other conditions. Off-label Brethine uses can include treating preterm labor.
  • Brethine Warnings and Precautions
    Brethine may have a stimulatory effect on the heart and blood pressure. This part of the eMedTV library provides other important Brethine warnings and precautions, including other potential side effects that may occur during treatment with the drug.
  • Budesonide Inhalation
    Budesonide inhalation is a prescription medicine that is used to prevent asthma attacks before they start. This eMedTV page discusses how budesonide inhalation works, outlines some potential side effects, and offers information on taking the drug.
  • Budesonide Inhalation (Pulmicort)
    As this eMedTV segment explains, budesonide inhalation is the generic name for Pulmicort. This article takes a quick look at this asthma medication and how it works, the different forms, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • Budesonide Inhalation Dosing
    The prescribed budesonide inhalation dosage is usually taken twice a day every day. This eMedTV resource discusses budesonide inhalation dosing guidelines, describes the factors that will determine your dosage, and offers tips on taking the medicine.
  • Causes of Asthma
    The exact causes of asthma are still unclear. This article from the eMedTV archives explores the possible causes of this condition -- such as common allergens and irritants -- that can trigger asthma attacks.
  • Childhood Asthma
    Cases of childhood asthma have increased dramatically over recent years. This portion of the eMedTV library offers a detailed explanation of the effects this condition can have on children and lists treatment options that are currently available.
  • Cimbicort
    Symbicort, a prescription inhaler, is approved for preventing asthma and COPD symptoms. This eMedTV page further explains what Symbicort is used for and describes how the drug works to improve lung function. Cimbicort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Cromalin
    Cromolyn is a prescription drug that is used for treating allergies and asthma. This eMedTV Web page describes cromolyn in more detail and briefly describes how the drug works. Cromalin is a common misspelling of cromolyn.
  • Cromolyn Inhalation
    Cromolyn inhalation is a prescription drug that is used to prevent asthma attacks. This page on the eMedTV site explains how the medication works, offers suggestions on when and how to use the two different forms, discusses side effects, and more.
  • Cromolyn Inhalation Dosing
    Cromolyn inhalation dosing typically starts at two inhalations four times a day for the inhaler. This eMedTV segment also offers dosage recommendations for the cromolyn nebulizer solution and explains how to use the inhaler and nebulizer.
  • Cromolyn Inhaler
    As this eMedTV article explains, the cromolyn inhaler (an asthma medication) is no longer being made. This resource gives a brief description of this product and explains what to do if you are currently using it. A link to more details is also included.
  • Cymbacort
    A doctor may prescribe Symbicort to help prevent asthma and COPD symptoms from occurring. This eMedTV segment gives a brief description of Symbicort and explains why the drug is not used to "treat" asthma. Cymbacort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Cymbicort
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Symbicort to help prevent asthma and COPD attacks. This eMedTV Web segment highlights possible side effects and offers some general precautions for the medication. Cymbicort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Diagnosing Asthma
    Diagnosing asthma can sometimes be difficult, especially in young children. This eMedTV resource provides detailed information about the spirometer and bronchial challenge tests that doctors often use when diagnosing asthma.
  • Does Pycnogenol Work?
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is evidence that Pycnogenol is effective at treating asthma, chronic venous insufficiency, high blood pressure, and retinopathy. This page lists other benefits and addresses the question, "Does Pycnogenol work?"
  • Drug Interactions With Budesonide Inhalation
    This eMedTV page explains that if you take certain antibiotics, antifungals, or protease inhibitors with budesonide inhalation, drug interactions may occur. This page explains how these drug interactions with budesonide inhalation can cause problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Cromolyn Inhalation
    Cromolyn nebulizer solution should not be used together with ipratropium nebulizer solution. This eMedTV Web page discusses the possible dangers of drug interactions with cromolyn inhalation and explains what happens when the drugs are mixed together.
  • Drug Interactions With Flunisolide Inhalers
    As with all medications, it is possible to develop drug interactions with flunisolide inhalers. This eMedTV article explains that taking prednisone while you are using a flunisolide inhaler may increase your risk of developing side effects.
  • Drug Interactions With Formoterol
    If you are taking MAOIs or beta blockers while taking formoterol, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV Web page lists other medicines that may interact negatively with formoterol and explains the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Levalbuterol HFA
    Many medicines can cause drug interactions with levalbuterol HFA, including beta blockers and digoxin. This eMedTV resource contains a list of other drugs that may cause interactions and describes the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Metaproterenol
    This eMedTV article describes some of the drug interactions with metaproterenol that can occur with medications such as certain antidepressants, beta blockers, or MAOIs. This page also explains how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Montelukast
    Drug interactions with montelukast can occur if it is combined with certain types of medications, which this eMedTV Web page lists. The potentially negative effects these interactions can cause are also explained, as are preventive measures.
  • Drug Interactions With Salmeterol
    Digoxin, beta blockers, and MAOIs are among the drugs that can potentially interact with salmeterol. This eMedTV Web page lists other drugs that can cause drug interactions with salmeterol and explains the possible problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Zafirlukast
    Phenytoin and warfarin are among the drugs that can potentially interact with zafirlukast. This eMedTV page describes how drug interactions with zafirlukast can alter the levels of some drugs in your blood, possibly raising your risk of side effects.
  • Dulera
    Dulera is a medicine prescribed to control and prevent asthma symptoms. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, results from clinical trials on its effectiveness, and potential side effects.
  • Dulera and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Dulera (mometasone/formoterol) passes through human breast milk. This eMedTV page explains why no research has been done on the possible risks of breastfeeding while taking Dulera, and why it is unlikely that it would cause problems.
  • Dulera and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to take Dulera (mometasone/formoterol) during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page further explores this topic, including an explanation of how the results of animal studies caused the FDA to classify Dulera as a pregnancy Category C drug.
  • Dulera Dosage
    The recommended dose of Dulera is typically two puffs twice daily. This eMedTV segment offers details on some of the factors that may affect your dosage and provides a list of tips for how to use this prescription medication most effectively.
  • Dulera Drug Interactions
    Tricyclic antidepressants and diabetes medications are some of the drugs that can interact with Dulera. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may lead to interactions when taken with Dulera and describes the problems that may result.
  • Dulera Medication Information
    Dulera is a medicine prescribed for controlling asthma and preventing asthma symptoms. This eMedTV page further discusses dosing tips for this medication, lists information on Dulera's safety precautions, and describes potential side effects.
  • Dulera Overdose
    If you take too much Dulera (mometasone/formoterol), you may have chest pain or seizures. This eMedTV segment describes what to expect with an overdose, including potentially serious symptoms and information on how these problems may be resolved.
  • Dulera Side Effects
    In clinical trials, headaches and inflammation of the nose and throat were common side effects of Dulera. This eMedTV page lists several other possible reactions to this medication, including potentially serious problems that require medical care.
  • Dulera Uses
    If you have asthma, you may benefit from Dulera. This eMedTV Web resource explains what Dulera is used for, including how it works to control and prevent asthma symptoms. This article also discusses possible "off-label" uses of this drug.
  • Dulera Warnings and Precautions
    Taking Dulera may increase your risk of high blood pressure and eye problems. This selection from the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at other important precautions and warnings for Dulera, including information on who should not take this drug.
  • Environmentally Friendly Albuterol Inhaler
    There are currently three new environmentally friendly albuterol inhaler products available. This eMedTV article discusses when the older inhalers will no longer be available on the market and explains how to obtain the new albuterol inhalers.
  • Exercice-Induced Asthma
    Exercise-induced asthma is triggered by physical activity. This eMedTV article lists common symptoms of exercise-induced asthma and explains how to prevent these symptoms. Exercice-induced asthma is a common misspelling of exercise-induced asthma.
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
    Exercise-induced asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by participating in physical activity. This eMedTV resource explains more about the causes and symptoms of this type of asthma and offers tips on preventing this condition.
  • Exersise-Induced Asthma
    Exercise-induced asthma is characterized by airways that are sensitive to physical activity. This eMedTV page explains when symptoms occur and lists some possible symptoms. Exersise-induced asthma is a common misspelling of exercise-induced asthma.
  • Exersize-Induced Asthma
    People with exercise-induced asthma often experience coughing and wheezing during physical activity. This eMedTV page lists how to prevent exercise-induced asthma symptoms. Exersize-induced asthma is a common misspelling of exercise-induced asthma.
  • Flovent
    Flovent is an inhaler that may be used to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV article provides an overview on Flovent, noting in particular how the medicine works, when and how to use it, and some of the side effects associated with it.
  • Flovent and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done to see if the active ingredient in Flovent passes through breast milk. This eMedTV page discusses Flovent and breastfeeding in detail, and explains that it is probably safe for most women to use Flovent while breastfeeding.
  • Flovent and Depression
    This eMedTV Web page explains that in the time since Flovent was put on the market, there have been some reports of depression in people taking the medicine. This page explores the potential link between Flovent and depression in more detail.
  • Flovent and Pregnancy
    Flovent may not be safe for women who are pregnant. This eMedTV article discusses Flovent and pregnancy in more detail, noting in particular some of the birth defects that were seen in previous animal studies of Flovent (such as cleft palate).
  • Flovent and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a possible side effect of Flovent Diskus. This eMedTV page looks at Flovent and weight gain, and includes suggestions for dealing with any gain in weight that might occur with the drug.
  • Flovent Dosage
    In many cases, Flovent is taken twice daily to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV segment discusses Flovent dosing in detail, noting in particular some of the factors that can affect your dosage (such as your age).
  • Flovent Drug Interactions
    Drugs such as Biaxin, Neoral, and Lexiva may potentially interact with Flovent. This part of the eMedTV library covers some Flovent drug interactions that may develop (such as those involving protease inhibitors) and the effects of such interactions.
  • Flovent for Children
    Healthcare providers can prescribe Flovent for children as young as four years old. This segment from the eMedTV Web site further discusses the use of this medication in children and provides some general warnings and precautions for this drug.
  • Flovent HFA
    If you have asthma, your healthcare provider may prescribe Flovent HFA to help prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Flovent and explains what side effects may occur with the use of this asthma medication.
  • Flovent HFA 110 mcg Inhaler
    People who were taking an inhaled steroid may start with two inhalations of the Flovent HFA 110 mcg inhaler. This eMedTV page also explains what the usual starting Flovent dose is for those who were previously taking oral steroids and bronchodilators.
  • Flovent HFA 220 mcg Inhaler
    For adults, Flovent dosing varies depending on what type of asthma drugs were previously taken. As this eMedTV article explains, people previously taking an oral steroid may start with two inhalations of the Flovent HFA 220 mcg inhaler twice a day.
  • Flovent HFA 44 mcg Inhaler
    Children ages 4 to 11 typically use the Flovent HFA 44 mcg inhaler twice a day. This article on the eMedTV Web site lists the other available Flovent strengths and also offers dosing guidelines for adults and adolescents ages 12 and older.
  • Flovent HFA Inhaler
    Flovent HFA, a medication used to prevent asthma attacks, comes in an environmentally friendly inhaler. This eMedTV page explains how often the Flovent HFA inhaler should be used and describes the effects of this asthma medication.
  • Flovent Inhl
    The Flovent inhaler is used twice a day, every day to help prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV article briefly explores the uses, effects, and dosing guidelines for this asthma medication. Flovent inhl is an abbreviation of Flovent inhaler.
  • Flovent Overdose
    It is not known exactly what the effects of a Flovent overdose might include. This section of the eMedTV library discusses Flovent overdoses and possible treatment for people who take too much Flovent for a long period of time.
  • Flovent Side Affects
    Side effects of Flovent can include sinus infections, headaches, and hoarseness. This eMedTV page offers information on other side effects and provides a link to more information. Flovent side affects is a common misspelling of Flovent side effects.
  • Flovent Side Effects
    Commonly reported Flovent side effects can include bronchitis, headaches, and throat irritation. This eMedTV Web page also lists some less common side effects, such as dizziness, and serious problems to report to your doctor, such as depression.
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