Jan 02, 2012
Nasal decongestant sprays and asthma inhalers relieve nasal congestion on a temporary basis and provide immediate relief to patients who have been battling asthma over a long period. Asthma inhalers are not advised for patients with mild asthma or bronchitis as it can increase congestion or even worsen the condition.
Asthma inhalers are recommended to patients to aid in the process of unclogging and opening the air passage to the lungs. The air passage is narrowed owing to mucus build-up and muscle spasms. Asthma inhalers are prescribed to relieve these issues but may have serious side-effects.
Albuterol is a commonly prescribed asthma inhaler. Newer brands have entered the market but haven’t penetrated to the extent that Albuterol has. Other asthma inhalers are Vospire, Ventolin, ProAir and AccuNeb. Their dosage may vary from 0.63mg, 1.25mg to 2.5mg. Albuterol can be given to patient in a syrup or the tablet form. Steroid inhalers are given to patients suffering from asthma at the tertiary level.
Albuterol is a generic asthma inhaler prescribed to asthmatics but it can have serious side-effects. Some of these side-effects are as follows.
Consult with your doctor regarding any visible or covert changes in your body’s physiology during the course of asthmatic treatment.
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