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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Albuterol 19,896 Prednisone 17,055 Ventolin 13,517
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Albuterol
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Primatene
Other name: Ventolin (Ventolin)
Other name: Bronkaid (Bronkaid)
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2.5
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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....
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bronchodilator is a substance that Wiktionary:dilate number Verb the Bronchus and bronchioles, decreasing resistance in the Respiratory system and increasing airflow to the lungs. Bronchodilators may be endogenous (originating naturally within the body),...
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Top Concerns
Alb
Jittery
7
Tiredness
7
Vomiting
6
Anxiety
6
Tachycardia
5
Shaking
5
Ear Infection
5
Sinus Infections
4
GERD
4
Headaches
4
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Pri
Jittery
5
Decrease In Appetite
4
Burning
4
Anxiety
2
Stomach Ulcers
2
Tachycardia
2
Sweating
2
Loss Of Appetite
2
Addiction
1
Euphoria
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Tiredness
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Pri
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Vomiting
Alb
Pri
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0
Anxiety
Alb
Pri
6
2
Tachycardia
Alb
Pri
5
2
Shaking
Alb
Pri
5
0
Ear Infection
Alb
Pri
5
0
Sinus Infections
Alb
Pri
4
0
GERD
Alb
Pri
4
0
Headaches
Alb
Pri
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0
Jittery
Pri
Alb
5
7
Decrease In Appetite
Pri
Alb
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Burning
Pri
Alb
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Anxiety
Pri
Alb
2
6
Stomach Ulcers
Pri
Alb
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Tachycardia
Pri
Alb
2
5
Sweating
Pri
Alb
2
0
Loss Of Appetite
Pri
Alb
2
0
Addiction
Pri
Alb
1
0
Euphoria
Pri
Alb
1
0
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About Albuterol
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....
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bronchodilator is a substance that Wiktionary:dilate number Verb the Bronchus and bronchioles, decreasing resistance in the Respiratory system and increasing airflow to the lungs. Bronchodilators may be endogenous (originating naturally within the body),...
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stated)Primatene is not good for your heart. Does anyone...
" ...and my primary doctor switched me to albuterol because (he stated)Primatene is not good for your heart. Does anyone know about that? I have used albuterol... "

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My last experience with Primatene was probably 15...
" ...Albuterol inhaler. My last experience with Primatene was probably 15 years ...and had left my albuterol at home and really needed relief. It's always made my throat and lungs itch. I don't... "

then I switched to Primatene. Albuterol required continual...
" ...used albuterol from the time I was diagnosed with asthma up until around 8th grade, then I switched to Primatene. Albuterol required continual doctor visits/prescriptions. Primatene is over the... "

I've been using primatene tabs actually and am finding...
" ...side effects as albuterol, just less. I've been using primatene tabs actually and ...migraine for me. I keep the albuterol around though, just in case the primatene doesn't work. I'm tryi... "

primatene sometimes makes the asthma seem worse not better....
" Are you possibly using Primatene Mist or a prescribed inhaler (Albuterol or Proventil)? If I don't ...happens to me. The primatene sometimes makes the asthma seem wor... "

his Primatene inhaler, took a puff, and immediately wished...
" ...was prescribed albuterol once ages ago, ...friend tossed me his Primatene inhaler, took a puff, and immediately wished I hadn't. Harsh stuff. Anyway, Primatene inhalers won't be a... "

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used primatene inhalers. They became in-effective....
" ...originally used primatene inhalers. They became in-effective. I was prescribed Albuterol which I have used for 25 years. I have found that Marijuana ,which is legal here medicinally,really helps. I... "

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was a nono (primatene) but it worked better than albuterol...
" ...and primatene during my ...mw's told me was a nono (primatene) but it worked better than albuterol for me. I was also prescribed flovent by my ...month and my chronic sinus infections complet... "

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later, I started using Primatene since it's available at...
" ...I used to use the prescription albuterol inhalers when I ...later, I started using Primatene since it's available ...on hand, but the albuterol doesn't do shit for my asthma anymore. I should... "

all i was born with asthma and albuteral has kept me alive...
" First of all i was born with asthma and albuteral has kept me alive for 40 years thank you ( ALBUTERAL ) and second primatene is an O.T.C and thats why it does not... "

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