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A 29-year-old female asked: Disclaimer. Usually, when using a product with a long-acting bronchodilator like Advair has in it, a short-acting bronchodilator like albuterol is only used when needed. Answered on Mar 13, 2019.
Typically the only time that an asthmatic takes Ventolin that frequently is after an asthma flare, and then only for a couple days to a week or so, not long-term.
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* Approximation only. Usually, when using a product with a long-acting bronchodilator like Advair has in it, a short-acting bronchodilator like albuterol is only used when needed. For children below the age of 2 year, the recommended dose is 0.5-0.15mg/kg/dose that can be repeated every 4-6 hours. Different classes of medications can be used in combination (for example, combining a beta agonist with an anti-muscarinic inhaler), but in most cases, patients should not take the same class of medicine in more than one inhaler. Along with their useful effects, most medicines can cause unwanted side-effects although not everyone experiences them. Below is our attempt to help understand which inhalers can and should be used together, and which ones should not be used together. I would caution that there are better, long-acting medications that provide better benefit if you are not well-controlled on proventil and atrovent alone. Different classes of medications can be used in combination (for example, combining a beta agonist with an anti-muscarinic inhaler), but in most cases, patients should not take the same class of medicine in more than one inhaler. Selected from …
For children of 2-4 years of age, the recommended dose of ventolin solution should be 1.25mg to 2.5 mg every 4-6 hours.
Cologne, Germany: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG); 2006-. Applies to albuterol: oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet extended releaseOther dosage forms: 1. inhalation aerosol powder, inhalation powder, inhalation solution, inhalation suspensionAlong with its needed effects, albuterol (the active ingredient contained in Ventolin) may cause some unwanted effects.
These medications may interact and cause very harmful effects. Albuterol is known as a short-acting beta agonist (SABA) that stimulates predominantly stimulates smooth muscle activity in the lungs. It is not known if VENTOLIN HFA is safe and effective in children younger than 4 years of age.You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
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Recommended dosage for children.
VENTOLIN HFA is also used to prevent exercise–induced bronchospasm (EIB) in patients aged 4 years and older.
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If you buy any medicines, check with your doctor or a pharmacist that they are suitable for you to take with albuterol. Or you can take 2.5mg of ventolin solution through nebulizer 3-4 times per day. Dr. Brian Lynch answered: "Allergies: Yes you can." The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 283 people who take Albuterol sulfate and Trazodone hydrochloride from the FDA, and is updated regularly. Select one or more newsletters to continue.