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- noun A beta-adrenergic drug, C13H21NO3, used in the form of its sulfate as a bronchodilator primarily to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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- noun pharmacology A drug used to prevent and control
bronchialairway obstruction in asthmaand COPD.
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- noun a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness
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The usual dose of albuterol is two puffs as needed.
The best way to know when your child's albuterol is running out is to count puffs.
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A medicine inside the inhaler called albuterol helps relax and open up the airways.
The FDA also underscored that LABAs do not relieve sudden-onset asthma symptoms, and recommends instead using a rescue inhaler, such as albuterol inhaler, instead.
They should also have a rescue medication such as albuterol with them at all times for quick relief of symptoms that may flare up.
If a child's asthma is under control, he should only be using albuterol before exercise and on as-needed basis twice a week or less often.
Most albuterol inhalers come with 200 puffs of medicine or 100 (two-puff) doses.
For example, if a child takes a two puff dose of albuterol once a week before gym class, another two-puff dose once a week before soccer, and two puffs twice a week for symptoms, that equals four (two-puff) doses for a total of eight puffs a week, and the albuterol inhaler should last 25 weeks (six months).
He is breathing quickly as he takes in the nebulized albuterol through his open lips.