asthma-inhalers

OTC Asthma Inhalers

Over The Counter Rescue/Control Inhalers

Proair
Type:Rescue
Manufacturer:Teva
Substance:Albuterol
Dosage:90mcg, 108mcg
Avg Price:$67

The drug ProAir RespiClick has an active substance Albuterol, a bronchodilator, which increases the flow of air to the lungs and relaxes the airways muscles.

ProAir RespiClick is an inhaler, indicated for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm within people suffering from reversible obstructive airway disease. This drug is intended for the treatment of children and adults and it’s contraindicated to children under the age of 4.

It is necessary to consult the doctor and discuss whether the drug is safe for you. Tell your doctor if you have the following diseases: heart rhythm disorder, liver problems, epilepsy, heart disease, diabetes, low potassium, high blood pressure. If you have an allergy to Albuterol and milk proteins, then do not use ProAir RespiClick.

Albuterol

albuterol

The medication prevents and cures bronchospasms, reduces the resistance in the airways, increases the vital capacity of the lungs.

The preparation is a white or almost white suspension packed in an aluminum spray canister.

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The effect of this drug on an unborn child is not studied. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding and discuss with your doctor any potential risks. If you are pregnant, or if you plan a pregnancy, tell the doctor about it.

Over The Counter ProAir RespiClick

You can buy Proair offline only with valid prescription. This mean that Proair is not available over the counter. If you still want to get it OTC, you can order Proair online. When ordereing Proair at online pharmacy the prescription is not needed.

Method of Application and Dosage

Read the instructions for use and filling the inhaler carefully and follow all the instructions of your doctor. Do not use the dosage of medication that is higher or lower than that prescribed by the doctor.

The general dosage of ProAir RespiClick is 2 inhalations per 4-6 hours. Make 2 inhalations 15-30 minutes before exercise to prevent bronchospasm, caused by physical exertion. The drug action usually lasts 4 - 6 hours.

If you notice that your medications do not work, seek medical help immediately.

There is a dose counter on the inhaler device. Always keep your inhaler filled. Clean the inhaler and mouthpiece in accordance with your doctor’s instructions.

Asthma is usually treated with a combination of several medications. Follow the prescriptions of the doctor when taking medications and do not try to change the dosage yourself.

Side Effects

If you missed a dose, then take it as soon as you remember about it. But if it is almost time for your next dose, you should skip the previous one and take the medicine according to the schedule.

You have an overdose if you experience the following symptoms: tremor, dry mouth, chest pain, nausea, heartbeat disorder, general weakness, fainting and seizures.

The use of the drug ProAir RespiClick may cause the occurrence of the following side effects: allergic reactions: rashes, swelling of the face, swelling of the throat, breathing disorder; chest pain, severe palpitations, trembling in the chest, choking; problems with breathing after using the drug; urination disorder; low level of potassium: weakness in the legs, severe thirst, numbness of the limbs, irregular heartbeat; high blood sugar: increased urination, severe thirst, drowsiness, severe hunger, dry skin, dry mouth.

General side effects: headache, dizziness, pain in the back and in the body, severe nervousness, diarrhea, nausea, stomach ache, throat pain, runny nose.

This list of side effects is not complete, so to find out more information about the possible side effects, you should talk to your doctor.

Before using the drug, you should tell your doctor about all the medications that you take. Ask your doctor about the medications and substances, which affect ProAir RespiClick, and do not take these substances while using this drug, as they may change its action and cause a lot of negative consequences.

Always talk to your doctor if you want to take any new drugs. Inform the doctor about all the changes in your health state.

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