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Albuterol vs. Expectorant for Bronchitis

Albuterol

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Expectorant

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/ 7,803 posts
Other Names: Guaifenesin   Mucinex   Robitussin   Cough Syrup   Tussin
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Salbutamol (International Nonproprietary Name) or albuterol (United States Adopted Name) is a short-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.... Read more on Wikipedia
Mucokinetics are a class of drugs which aid in the clearance of mucous from the airways, lungs, bronchi, and Vertebrate trachea. Such drugs can be further categorized by their mechanism of action.* expectorants* mucolytic agents* wetting agents / hypovi... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Albuterol vs. Expectorant

79 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
hit of Albuterol this evening and I feel much better than I...
...non-medicating myself) didn't take Claritin for the second day in a row and no decongestant/expectorant (but then again - ...only one hit of Albuterol this evening and I feel much better than I ...
We also used an nebulizer with Albuterol a couple times...
...We also used an nebulizer with Albuterol a couple times ...restricting airflow. A liquid expectorant to thin secretions in ...time, we added Ativan. It seemed to help keep his anxiety down an...
chronic bronchits) to take the expectorant when she is ill...
...syrup with an expectorant whilst your daughter ...bronchits) to take the expectorant when she is ill and do more albuterol treatments. May be ...prescription for some albuterol. Dawn, m...
who smoke and take albuterol, which for some also...
...nervousness\" Acquaintances who smoke and take albuterol, which for some also has the nasty sie effect of edginess, tell me that it ...MJ is also a natural expectorant...expect to cough up ph...
Yoy need to use an expectorant to remove the mucus films...
...infections is not recognized by the AMA or the FDA, but it has been around for 75 years and works. It is best for intestinal infections , but can ...expectorant to remove the mucus films from th...
Tell him to take his albuterol treatment or inhaler 10-15...
...Tell him to take his albuterol treatment or inhaler 10-15 ...his cough medicine an expectorant(loosens mucous) or a cough supressant(stops the cough)? He should be taking an expectorant because ...
inhaler, albuteral inhaler and also an expectorant....
...asthma. I have not had a bad problem since I was a kid but it has kicked back in (I recently moved to a new area and it started about this time). I'm talking singulair, flovent inhaler, albuteral...
inhaler, albuteral inhaler and also an expectorant....
...have not had a bad problem since I was a kid but it has kicked back in (I recently moved to a new area and it started about this time). I'm talking singulair, flovent inhaler, albuteral inhaler...
a breathing treatment with albuterol and that lasted about...
...it is asthma. I think they are taught that in DO school...if in doubt diagnose asthma. She did a breathing treatment with albuterol and that lasted ...also included an expectorant is beyond ...
bronchitis they will just give you albuterol inhaler and...
...battle what you have. You may want to tell your doc if you are on them if you have pnuemonia, bronchitis they will just give you albuterol inhaler and some expectorant stuff. I would stop and...
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