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Duoneb vs. Xopenex for Asthma

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Duoneb

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Other Names: Combivent

Xopenex

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 835 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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ipratropium bromide/salbutamol is a formulation containing ipratropium and salbutamol (albuterol sulfate) used in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. It is marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim as metered dose inhaler (M... Read more on Wikipedia
Levosalbutamol (International Nonproprietary Name) or levalbuterol (United States Adopted Name), trade name Xopenex, is the R-enantiomer of the short-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist|?2-adrenergic receptor agonist salbutamol. It i... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Duoneb vs. Xopenex

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the Duoneb. For DD it seems to be more effective, but that...
...are equally effective. We have a Xopenex inhaler and Duoneb given via nebbie. We use the Xopenex preventatively if she's going ...to use the Duoneb. For DD it seems to be more effective, but tha...
Xopenex to Duoneb because I didn't have the shakiness...
...Xopenex to Duoneb ...shakiness with Xopenex. Unfortunately, my O2 supplier stopped carrying Xopenex due to the cost (around $400/mo) and will only supply me with Duoneb. I'm on Medicare,...
the DuoNeb, went back to xopenex and Pulmicort and all...
...treatment that is commonly called DuoNeb which is ipatropium bromide and ...the same thing you are describing. We stopped the DuoNeb, went back to xopenex and Pulmicort and all went back to norm...
long so she's now on duoneb when needed. She takes flovent...
...do you have a spacer?). My ds uses xopenex with great results. Advair with spacer ...cold, add 2x per day xopenex neb. Cold is obviously ...too long so she's now on duoneb when needed. Sh...
xopenex instead as often as I can tolerate - it's good but...
...tolerate a Duoneb - unfortunately ...albuterol. I use xopenex instead as often as I can tolerate - it's good but definitely doesn't work as well. I haven't been offered mucomyst as a...
we start breathing nebs of Xopenex alternating with Duoneb....
...starts. We don't gve her any over the counter meds, but we start breathing nebs of Xopenex alternating with Duoneb. We used to wait, but our pulmo said at the first sign of...
we'd do a neb treatment (Xopenex or Duoneb), then CPT for...
...tried CPT?? When Kate would have lots of secretions (normally when sick) we'd do a neb treatment (Xopenex or Duoneb), then CPT for 15 minutes or so. She usually would cough and clear up a ton of...
on it. Ds uses xopenex and dd duoneb because her heart...
...odd or atypical until i spoke to a really good pulmonologist and the lung line at national Jewish. This is very new for dd and she presents nothing like ds so I'm trying to get used to it. ...
I make sure I take xopenex or a duoneb right before the...
It does cause some bronchospasm with me as well, I make sure I take xopenex or a duoneb right before the Colistin. I had the same issues with TOBI as well, I guess my lungs are just extra twitchy....
year later, i used mostly duoneb or albuterol cause i find...
Actually xopenex is the one the give ...a year later, i used mostly duoneb or albuterol cause i find ...that on an ambulance, they have permission to give you 3 albuterol treatments in a row....
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