Tag: "albuterol" at medical news
Albuterol may Be Helpful for Infants Suffering from Bronchiolitis
...r a three year period showed a clear advantage for albuterol
in successful discharges from the Emergency Depart...sing result of a small but real advantage in using albuterol
may force physicians to reassess their treatment choices. Principal Investigaor, Paul Walsh, MD, ...
Salmeterol - to be used in combination & only when required
...otice their response to a 'rescue' inhaler such as albuterol
is lessened when they're taking salmeterol as part of a regular maintenance medication," he said. Weinberger said that many primary care physicians, partly in response to heavy drug marketing, immediately start patients on the combination drug inst...
COPD Patients Using Beta-agonist Inhalers Are at Risk
...terol [Foradil], salmeterol [Serevent, Advair] and albuterol
[Proventil, Ventolin, Volmax and others]) increased the risk of respiratory death more than twofold, compared with a placebo. Yet only 5 percent of all prescriptions for COPD are anticholinergics, with beta-agonists dominating what doctors prescrib...
Inhalers for Kids Was Approved By the FDA
...nced improved peak expiratory flow, reduced use of albuterol
and reduced nighttime awakenings due to asthma....
Childhood Asthma Can Be Kept Under Control By Cost-Effective Home Based Interventions
...ic visits and a 13 percent reduction in the use of albuterol
inhalers. Moreover, children in the intervention group experienced 38 more symptom-free days over the two-year course of the study than those in the control group. The results highlight the fact that simple measures such as these could have a long-...
Drug In Asthma inhaler Found To Counteract Benefits
... Researchers say that long-term repeated usage of albuterol
may result in accumulation of the (left) isomer of...alists say it is now possible to make a version of albuterol
that contains only the beneficial, right-handed isomer, and they say that drug companies should exam...
Adult COPD or asthma could be effectively treated with Xopenex
...etting, and is an effective alternative to racemic albuterol
in treating the bronchial smooth muscle spasm associated with diseases such as COPD and asthma. The study involved the comparison of the treatment of 231 patients with similar background and disease conditions over two separate six-month periods. The...
Treatment of antibiotics ineffectual in bronchitis
...ents got cough syrup (liquid dextromorphan) and an albuterol
inhaler. There was no difference in quality-of-lif...activities after a week, and 85 per cent found the albuterol
inhaler helpful. Since there is a deficit of evidence that low-dose vitamin C is effective in trea...
Medications linked to xerostomia and caries
...Investigators suspect that asthma medications like albuterol
can contribute to xerostomia, making individuals w...atric asthma patients,” Dr. Salinas notes. “Use of albuterol
to control acute asthma tends to decrease as kids get older and as many as 75 percent of children wh...