ProAir HFA vs Xopenex HFA

ProAir HFA
(Rx)
Xopenex HFA
(Rx)
ProAir HFA is an asthma / COPD medication.
Xopenex HFA is an asthma / COPD medication.
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Approval Date
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October 29, 2004
March 11, 2005
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
330 Discussions
164 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
#3 for Bronchospasm
#4 for Emphysema
#5 for Asthma Attack
ProAir HFA is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for COPD, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for Bronchospasm
#3 for COPD
#4 for Asthma Attack
Xopenex HFA is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pro
Chest Pain
3
Thrush
3
Shaking
3
Vomiting
2
Chest Tightness
2
GERD
2
Headaches
2
Bleeding
2
Addiction
2
Weakness
2
Xop
Jitteriness
9
Headaches
6
Spasms
5
Anxiety
4
Tiredness
4
Shaking
4
GERD
3
Thrush
2
Rash
2
Bleeding
2
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ProAir HFA
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Xopenex HFA
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Chest Pain
Pro
Xop
3
0
Thrush
Pro
Xop
3
2
Shaking
Pro
Xop
3
4
Vomiting
Pro
Xop
2
0
Chest Tightness
Pro
Xop
2
0
GERD
Pro
Xop
2
3
Headaches
Pro
Xop
2
6
Bleeding
Pro
Xop
2
2
Addiction
Pro
Xop
2
0
Weakness
Pro
Xop
2
0
Jitteriness
Xop
Pro
9
0
Headaches
Xop
Pro
6
2
Spasms
Xop
Pro
5
0
Anxiety
Xop
Pro
4
0
Tiredness
Xop
Pro
4
0
Shaking
Xop
Pro
4
3
GERD
Xop
Pro
3
2
Thrush
Xop
Pro
2
3
Rash
Xop
Pro
2
0
Bleeding
Xop
Pro
2
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking ProAir HFA during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Xopenex HFA during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between ProAir HFA and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Xopenex HFA and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation
Dosages
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Aerosol: 90 mcg/actuation
Aerosol: 45 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Albuterol
Levalbuterol Tartrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between ProAir HFA and Xopenex HFA: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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