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Albuterol

Albuterol, another name for Salbutamol, comes under the drug group short-acting beta-adrenergic receptor agonist. It works by relaxing the smooth airway muscles. It helps to treat wheezing and shortness of breath caused due to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is often taken by nebulization.

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Why do I have breathing difficulty soon after urinating?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from asthma since childhood. For the last 3 to 5 years, I have felt breathing difficulty after urinating. It seems like a full bladder emptying and perhaps waking up empty. I usually need Albuterol inhaler to breathe smoothly to get back to sleep.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. R. Rahul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history you have been suffereing from asthma. Kindly answer the below-mentioned questions so that I could guide you better. 1. Do you have high blood pressure? 2. Do you feel giddiness while or after passing urine? 3. For how long do you feel this difficult...  Read Full »

Can pulmonary hypertension cause chest tightness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old female. I have had pretty uncontrolled asthma for many years, and I am overweight and out of shape. I have been feeling quite a bit of chest tightness for a couple of weeks without the typical wheezing that usually accompanies the chest tightness. The tightness occurs ...  Read Full »


Dr. Danej Mangesh Baliram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With a BMI (body mass index) of 38, I would also advise weight reduction and increasing cardiopulmonary endurance stamina apart from evaluating for idiopathic pulmonary hypertension. For the later diagnosis first step is to do a 2D echocardiography of the heart then. If...  Read Full »

My mother's X-ray report reveals bronchitic changes. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,Yesterday, a chest X-ray of my mother revealed significant interstitial marks in the middle and lower zones. There are symptoms of bronchitic changes, and the rest of the lung fields appear hyperinflated. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. I am very sorry about your medical condition. Do not worry. I am here to take care of you. Regarding your X-ray result, I propose you have developed acute bronchitis. Any history of smoking, alcohol, or expos...  Read Full »

Can a cough for the past one month be cured?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male. My weight is 110.23 pounds. Around 50 days ago, I had a sore throat, nose itching, and cough. I noticed a tiny amount of blood with mucus (only two times). I do not know whether it has come from the lung or nose or throat. Then, my doctor told me to get a complete...  Read Full »


Dr. Amol Kumar Wasudeorao Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing your query to me. Recurrent episodes of a cough especially at night, chest tightness and difficulty in breathing are symptoms of asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease affecting the airways. It is due to the allergic reactions to environmental allerg...  Read Full »

I suffer from asthma. What are good treatment options?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from asthma. I cannot do anything physically. I feel very tired and not able to breathe properly. Currently I am taking Deriphyllin. Please help me. I need some relief from this problem. Can you suggest a good solution for this? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel sorry for the symptoms you have. I am more than happy to assist in getting you out of this situation. Keep an eye on how to use the medications suggested to be used. Asthma is a disease that needs serial evaluation and World Health Organization recommends adjus...  Read Full »

Is it safe to use Albuterol steroid inhaler for longer period?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 85 and has a problem with wheezing from minor to severe. She has been on a steroid Albuterol nebulizer three times a day for almost a year. I am very concerned with the prolonged use of this steroid. Can you offer any insights or safer options regarding controlling her wheez...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern for your mother. Elderly asthmatic usually requires steroid inhalers, nebulizer to reduce the progression of the disease. But the most important side effect is an infection of the buccal cavity mainly fungal. But it can be used safely provided y...  Read Full »

Even after taking inhalers, why do I continue to wheeze?

Query: Hi doctor, I have taken Albuterol and Advair twice a day for about a month now without any relief from my wheezing. Even right after I take my inhalers, it is like I took nothing. Allergy pills do not seem to help much either, like Claritin or Zyrtec. They even did an x-ray of my chest and said ever...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Asthma, as you would be knowing, forms a part of airway hyper-reactive disorders. The latter is a spectrum of diseases genetically determined. Your attack of asthma seems to be severe now. I want to know the dosage and frequency of the medicines you are using for asth...  Read Full »

Can antibiotics cure seasonal allergic cough?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past three years, I have been suffering from an allergic cough. I have a cough only during the months of September and October. It stretches for a period of 1-2 months. This time my PCP gave me a Decadron shot and within a few hours my cough got better. Should I buy the prescribed...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With the conversation, I understand that you are a 33 year old male suffering from cough especially during the months of September and October through the years. Therefore, it is clear that you are suffering from allergic bronchitis. It is considered to be seasona...  Read Full »

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