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Proair HFA Uses - Pulmicort Uses

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  • Proair HFA Uses
    Proair HFA is licensed to treat asthma attacks and other similar lung problems. This page on the eMedTV site also lists off-label Proair HFA uses, such as treating breathing problems associated with respiratory infections.
  • Proair HFA Warnings and Precautions
    Do not puncture Proair HFA canisters or keep them near an open flame, as their contents are under pressure. This eMedTV Web page discusses other Proair HFA warnings and precautions, including the safety of taking Proair HFA while nursing or pregnant.
  • Proair Inhaler
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Proair HFA is an environmentally friendly albuterol inhaler. This article gives an overview of how it works, dosing guidelines, and side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Provental
    Proventil is a drug used to prevent or treat airway spasms that occur with asthma and other lung conditions. This eMedTV page briefly describes Proventil and offers a link to more information. Provental is a common misspelling of Proventil.
  • Proventil
    Proventil is a drug often used to treat or prevent airway spasms caused by asthma or other conditions. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, including details about how it works and some of its more common side effects.
  • Proventil and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether Proventil passes through breast milk. This selection from the eMedTV archives discusses Proventil and breastfeeding, explaining that it is thought that taking Proventil while breastfeeding is probably safe in most cases.
  • Proventil and Pregnancy
    In studies, Proventil caused birth defects in pregnant animals. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses Proventil and pregnancy, and explains why doctors often believe that the benefits of the drug outweigh the possible risks associated with it.
  • Proventil Dosage
    The Proventil dosage for treating an asthma attack is typically two sprays as needed. This eMedTV page discusses Proventil dosing guidelines for treating or preventing airway spasms and provides tips for taking the drug.
  • Proventil Drug Interactions
    A few of the drugs that may interact with Proventil include digoxin, metoprolol, and doxepin. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses Proventil drug interactions, and the potential health effects of such interactions.
  • Proventil HFA
    Proventil HFA is an environmentally friendly inhaler used to treat or prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including a discussion of how it works, how to use it, and some side effects it may cause.
  • Proventil HFA and Breastfeeding
    Researchers do not yet know whether the medication in Proventil HFA passes through breast milk. This eMedTV segment looks at Proventil HFA and breastfeeding, including information about the manufacturer's recommendations about breastfeeding.
  • Proventil HFA and Depression
    In studies of Proventil HFA, depression was reported in less than 3 percent of patients taking the drug. This eMedTV page covers Proventil HFA and depression, including information about why it is hard to know for sure if the drug causes depression.
  • Proventil HFA and Pregnancy
    Many doctors believe that the benefits of taking Proventil HFA during pregnancy outweigh the risks it poses. This eMedTV resource discusses Proventil HFA and pregnancy, including information about studies of the drug in pregnant animals.
  • Proventil HFA Dosage
    The Proventil HFA dosage generally used to treat or prevent asthma attacks is two sprays as needed. This eMedTV article discusses Proventil HFA dosing guidelines, including those for exercise-induced asthma.
  • Proventil HFA Drug Interactions
    Proventil HFA can interact with digoxin, beta blockers, and other drugs. This Web page from the eMedTV archives explores Proventil HFA drug interactions that may occur and explains the potential effects of such interactions.
  • Proventil HFA Inhaler Info
    Bronchospasms can often be treated -- even prevented -- with the Proventil HFA inhaler. This eMedTV Web page discusses other Proventil uses, describes how this drug works, and explains what you should tell your doctor before beginning treatment.
  • Proventil HFA Overdose
    As this selection from the eMedTV archives explains, symptoms of a Proventil HFA overdose include shakiness, nervousness, and chest pain. This article also discusses some of the treatment options for a Proventil HFA overdose.
  • Proventil HFA Side Effects
    In clinical trials of Proventil HFA, side effects of the drug included runny nose, nausea, and nervousness. This eMedTV segment covers the side effects of Proventil HFA that occurred most frequently in clinical trials and those that may be serious.
  • Proventil HFA Uses
    Proventil HFA uses include the treatment and prevention of bronchospasms. This eMedTV page discusses approved uses of Proventil HFA (such as preventing exercise-induced asthma), as well as "off-label" uses of the environmentally friendly inhaler.
  • Proventil HFA Warnings and Precautions
    Some warnings for those using Proventil HFA concern the drug's possible effects on heart rate. This eMedTV Web page features a discussion of Proventil HFA warnings and precautions, including those concerning pregnancy risks.
  • Proventil Inhaler
    Your doctor may prescribe a Proventil inhaler to treat and prevent airway spasms and asthma attacks. This eMedTV page describes how the medication works, explains how often the inhaler should be used, and lists potential side effects of the drug.
  • Proventil Overdose
    People who take too much Proventil may have overdose symptoms such as chest pain, dry mouth, and seizures. This eMedTV article describes the possible effects of a Proventil overdose and explains how such an overdose is treated.
  • Proventil Side Effects
    Some common side effects of Proventil include shakiness, nausea, and nervousness. This eMedTV segment discusses Proventil side effects, including those that may require immediate medical attention, such as an irregular heart rhythm.
  • Proventil Uses
    Uses of Proventil commonly involve the treatment and prevention of airway spasms. This eMedTV resource discusses Proventil uses for people with conditions such as asthma. This article also discusses "off-label" uses of the medication.
  • Proventil Warnings and Precautions
    Some Proventil warnings and precautions relate to the drug's potential effect on blood pressure. This eMedTV page covers precautions and warnings to be aware of with Proventil, such as those involving taking the drug during pregnancy.
  • Pullmicort
    People with asthma may be prescribed Pulmicort to help prevent attacks. This page of the eMedTV archives provides a brief overview of this drug and includes a link to more detailed information. Pullmicort is a common misspelling of Pulmicort.
  • Pulmacort
    Pulmicort is a prescription medicine used to prevent asthma attacks by opening up the airways to the lungs. This eMedTV page also outlines some of the factors that will determine your Pulmicort dosage. Pulmacort is a common misspelling of Pulmicort.
  • Pulmacourt
    Pulmicort is a prescription drug often used to prevent asthma attacks. This segment of the eMedTV library provides a brief overview of the drug and offers a link to more information. Pulmacourt is a common misspelling of Pulmicort.
  • Pulmicort
    Pulmicort is a prescription medicine approved to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV article describes how Pulmicort works to open up the airways, offers some recommendations on taking the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Pulmicort 180 mcg Flexhaler
    Adults with asthma typically start with two inhalations of Pulmicort 180 mcg Flexhaler twice a day. This eMedTV page also offers Pulmicort Flexhaler dosing guidelines for children ages six and older and discusses the use of the drug in young children.
  • Pulmicort 90 mcg Flexhaler
    The Pulmicort inhaler comes in two strengths: Pulmicort 90 mcg Flexhaler and Pulmicort 180 mcg Flexhaler. This eMedTV resource explains how to use the Pulmicort Flexhaler and offers dosing recommendations for both adults and children.
  • Pulmicort and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Pulmicort passes through breast milk. This eMedTV page explains that no research has been conducted on Pulmicort and breastfeeding, but it is thought that the levels of the drug would not likely be high enough to cause problems.
  • Pulmicort and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to take Pulmicort during pregnancy. This eMedTV page explores Pulmicort and pregnancy, explaining how the FDA classifies the drug as a pregnancy Category B medicine based on the results of animal studies of Pulmicort.
  • Pulmicort Dosage
    This eMedTV page describes the factors that will determine your Pulmicort dosage, such as the severity of your asthma, your age, and which form of Pulmicort you are using. This page also lists some tips for when and how to take your Pulmicort dose.
  • Pulmicort Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on Pulmicort? This eMedTV article gives a basic overview of this asthma drug, listing the available forms and going over some of the things to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Pulmicort Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource explains that for those people taking Pulmicort, drug interactions may occur with some antibiotics, certain antifungals, and protease inhibitors. This page describes how these interactions can increase your risk of side effects.
  • Pulmicort Flexhaler
    As this eMedTV article explains, the Pulmicort Flexhaler is a special kind of inhaler that is used twice a day to prevent asthma attacks. This segment also explains what you should discuss with your healthcare provider before using this product.
  • Pulmicort for Children
    There are two forms of Pulmicort for children: Pulmicort Flexhaler and Pulmicort Respules. This page on the eMedTV Web site covers the age requirements for these products and explains how often Pulmicort is taken each day.
  • Pulmicort Indications
    Pulmicort is a prescription medicine licensed for the prevention of asthma attacks. This article from the eMedTV Web site explores Pulmicort indications in more detail and discusses the use of this asthma medication in young children.
  • Pulmicort Inhaler
    Pulmicort is an asthma medication that comes in two forms: an inhaler and Pulmicort Respules. This eMedTV page describes how to use the Pulmicort inhaler and Respules, and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before using this drug.
  • Pulmicort Inhaler Side Effects
    Common Pulmicort inhaler side effects include coughing, diarrhea, and runny nose. This eMedTV resource also lists rare but possible Pulmicort side effects, as well as potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Pulmicort Overdose
    This part of the eMedTV Web site describes some of the factors that will affect a Pulmicort overdose and explains how the overdose may be treated. This page also explains what may happen if you take too much Pulmicort over different lengths of time.
  • Pulmicort Respules
    In order to use Pulmicort Respules, you must have a nebulizer. As this eMedTV page explains, Pulmicort Respules contain a liquid form of the drug that is used in a device that changes liquid drugs into fine droplets that are inhaled into the lungs.
  • Pulmicort Respules 0.25 mg
    As this eMedTV article explains, Pulmicort dosing for children ages one to six ranges from Pulmicort Respules 0.25 mg once daily to 50 mg twice daily. This page discusses Pulmicort Respules dosing in more detail.
  • Pulmicort Respules 0.5 mg
    The maximum recommended dosage for children under six years old is Pulmicort Respules 0.5 mg twice daily. This eMedTV segment explains how Pulmicort Respules dosing varies and also offers dosing guidelines for using the inhaler form of the drug.
  • Pulmicort Side Effects
    Common Pulmicort side effects may include runny nose, sore throat, or thrush. This portion of the eMedTV archives lists other commonly reported side effects, as well as those that require prompt medical attention and should be reported to a doctor.
  • Pulmicort Uses
    Pulmicort is used to prevent asthma attacks in adults and children by opening up the airways to the lungs. This eMedTV resource explores Pulmicort uses in more detail and explains how the drug can also be used off-label to treat COPD.
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