asthma-inhalers

OTC Asthma Inhalers

Over The Counter Rescue/Control Inhalers

Alternative to Albuterol

10/14/2018
Alternative to Albuterol

Sometimes people suffering from asthma face the problem connected with the lack of possibility to afford buying expensive inhalers. The inhalation drug Albuterol is widely used within the patients with asthma, but for some people it may be rather expensive. They often want to find other alternatives to their regular medication, which action will be not less effective. Some people order the inhalers at online dark markets, others look for alternative medications, which have the same action and are cheaper.

The drug Albuterol is a bronchodilator drug, the use of which contributes to an increase in the flows of the air entering the lungs. The effect of the drug is to relax the muscles, which are narrowed in the result of an asthma attack and make it very difficult to breathe. Albuterol is used during the treatment of the patients with asthma and obstructive respiratory diseases. This medicine requires the use of an inhaler and the medication may be mixed with other bronchodilator drugs which help to alleviate the symptoms of asthma. The medication Albuterol may cause some early side effects and many patients may want to find some alternative options for Albuterol medication.

The patients who suffer from regular bronchospasms or obstructive pulmonary disease may also choose using corticosteroid inhalers instead of Albuterol. Such corticosteroid inhalers also help to relieve the problems with breathing but are not able to treat the underlying causes of the symptoms of the breathing difficulty. The corticosteroid inhalers help to treat the inflammation in the bronchi, which is caused by airways restriction. The most common and widely used among the patients with asthma corticosteroid inhalers include the following: fluticasone, beclomethasone, ciclesonide, mometasone, and budesonide. They may be a good choice while treating asthma conditions.

There is a range of medications, which may be taken instead of the drug Albuterol. They have rather an affordable price. One of the alternatives to the medication Albuterol may be beta-agonist-inhalers, the medicines with short action, which are intended for the alleviation of the pressure in the respiratory tract, which usually occurs during an asthma attack. The patient may experience the effect of this medication in about 5-15 minutes after the intake. Albuterol itself is a beta-agonistic inhaler and there are many other beta-agonistic inhalers at the market of medical drugs that do not include Albuterol as their ingredient. These can be the following substances: isoetharine, beatolterol, metaproterenol, terbutaline and pyrbuterol. But these short-acting beta-agonist inhalers are not able to eliminate the main reason of the difficulty in breathing. These medications work by facilitating the flows of the air into the respiratory tract, as well as Albuterol medication. It should be mentioned that these drugs are made from chemical ipratropium. It is noted by some patients that the effect of such inhalers lasts as much time as the effect of Albuterol. But the process of inhalation with such medications itself can last up to 40 minutes.

Remember that when choosing an appropriate drug it is necessary for you to consult with your doctor. Just the doctor can prescribe you the medications and if you do not have a possibility to buy very expensive drugs, then tell it to the doctor and ask him to prescribe you the drug, which could be a good and effective alternative to the expensive one.