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How effective is Albuterol sulfate for Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?





Summary: 18 Albuterol sulfate users have rated its effectiveness for Shortness of breath.

Overall ratings: 2.9/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Albuterol sulfate (albuterol sulfate) is for Shortness of breath and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Albuterol sulfate

Albuterol sulfate has active ingredients of albuterol sulfate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Albuterol sulfate 9,156 users)

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be treated by Prednisone, Symbicort, Albuterol Sulfate, Spiriva, Albuterol, Singulair. (latest reports from Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 18 people are studied for taking Albuterol sulfate in Shortness of breath




Albuterol sulfate effectiveness for Shortness of breath


Long term Albuterol sulfate effectiveness for Shortness of breath

Albuterol sulfate effectiveness for Shortness of breath (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall24732
Long term
(1+ years)
00220

Gender of people who take Albuterol sulfate for Shortness of breath * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath66.67%33.33%

Age of people who take Albuterol sulfate for Shortness of breath * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath5.56%0.00%5.56%5.56%11.11%27.78%5.56%38.89%

Who find Albuterol sulfate more effective for Shortness of breath?

Gender of people who find Albuterol sulfate more effective * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath100.00%0.00%

Age of people who find Albuterol sulfate more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%60.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Number of dysponea reports for potassium chloride. jantoven medication
    Having serious bouts of shortness of breath, fatigue, disorientation with minimal exertion---doctor is not convinced symptoms are real.
  • Is there a published study that shows propranolol can cause shortness of breath and chest tightness?
    I am a pharmacy student in his final year on rotation at the VA Memorial Hospital. While working up a patient I noticed she has called many times complaining of "panic attacks" stating that she can't breath and has chest tightness. Over the previous two week I also noticed she has been to the ER for these same symptoms.

    Patient is a 61 year old female, with history of hypertension, dyslipidemia, migraine without aura, and while I don't see a specific diagnosis the patient current has a script for albuterol and at one time had a script for ipratropium. Patient has been a lifelone smoker who quit this past June.

    This patient was diagnosed with migraine headaches in 1986 and has been on propranolol 80mg ever since - 28 years. Interestingly, 1986 was around the time Inderal lost its patent and propranolol became generic.

    The patient served in the army from 1972-1976 during the vietnam war. She has a history of mental health issues (not sure what) and anxiety. I feel she has been "labeled" and current episodes of "panic attacks" are answered with benzodiazapines and she is sent on her way.

    During my first look into propranolol, the very first page said, "Check with your doctor immediately if you have any of the following side effects:
    1)Coughing up Mucus
    2)Shortness of Breath
    3)Tightness in the Chest"

    This caught my attention. I then started probing deeper and found an article written by Dr. Noreen Kassem titled "The Long Term Side Effects of Propranolol." In the article she wrote, "...propranolol and other beta blockers can also worsen breathing disorders, such as emphysema and asthma, because they constrict the air passageways of the lungs and can cause fluid build-up in the lungs. This can result in shortness of breath, difficulty breathing and chest tightness in patients who are on propranolol for long periods of time, or who have respiratory disorders."

    I tried to find Dr. Kassem to no avail. I wanted to know exactly where she got this information. I would like to find some primary literature on this topic but haven't had any luck. I need proof, because as of right now I'm a student being told that "she has been on this agent for 28 years, I doubt it's bothering her now." I'm not buying it and I think something is here.

    -61 year olf lifelone smoker with almost guaranteed declining lung function
    -28 year (chronic) use of propranlol (a non-selective beta blocker)
    -Possible asthmatic
    -Experiencing "shortness of breath" and "Chest tightness" that she and everyone else is called anxiety and/or panic attacks.

    I think the propranolol, while not the cause of these problems, is certainly exacerbating them. Does anyone have proof of this happening; peer reviewed articles, anything. My rotation is done in 2 weeks and I know no one will ever look into this again after I'm gone.

    ps... forgive any typos
  • Is it ok to take fioricet and albuterol together?
    I have been having bad headaches the pain is behind my eyes front for head and temples (I have also had a warming sensation in the back of head and thought body here and there that no one can explain to me ) but I have been subscribed fioricet but I'm a chronic asthmatic so I take albuterol inhaler and some times solution for my neb I read that these 2 can have interation and I been feeling shortness of breath which I know can be a side effect from fioricet but I do take my inhaler daily and I want to check if anyone has been in same situation and if there were any interactions
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  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life.
    My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.

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