November 29, 2022

Have you ever struggled to keep up with teammates during practice you may need to see your doctor to see if you have exercise-induced bronchospasm more commonly known as exercise induced asthma exercise-induced asthma is suspected in an athlete who complains of wheezing shortness of breath chest congestion or tightness with exertion or activity they may also develop

A dry cough after practice these athletes will feel like they are still out of shape despite regular training this is due to spasms occurring at the bronchioles during exercise irritating the airways and causing constriction therefore making breathing during exercise increasingly difficult albuterol also known as ventolin is a beta-2 adrenergic agonist that is used

In the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm this medication works by relaxing the bronchial smooth muscle by action on beta 2 receptors with little to effect on heart rate hi my name is courtney and i use albuterol before albuterol i used to have hard time keeping up while at athletics i used to wheeze cough my chest felt really tight my parents thought

I was just out of shape until i saw my doctor and i was diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma then he prescribed me albuterol all i have to do is take two puffs about 15 to 30 minutes before practice and it helps to open up my hair way so i can breathe easier now i’m able to keep up when i do sports as other kids to use an albuterol inhaler being here should be

At room temperature before you use it insert the male cancer firmly fully into the mouthpiece this mouthpiece should not be used with any other inhaled medicines remove the cap and look at the mouthpiece to make sure it is clean shake the inhaler well and test spray it three times in the air before using it for the first time or if the inhaler is not been used for

More than two weeks to inhale this medicine breathe out full he trying to get as much air out of the lungs as possible put the mouthpiece just in front of your mouth with the canister upright open your mouth and breathe in slowly and deeply like yawning and at the same time firmly press down once at the top of the canister hold your breath for about 10 seconds

Then breathe out slowly if you are supposed to use more than one puff wait one minute before and here in the second puff repeat these steps for the second puff starting with shaking the inhaler when you finish all of your doses rinse your mouth with water and spit the water out cleany inhaler mouthpiece at least once a week with warm water for 30 seconds and dried

Completely if you need to use inhaler before it is completely dry and shake off the excess water replace the canister and spray it two times in the air away from the face use the regular dose after using the inhaler wash the mouthpiece again and dry it completely if the mouthpiece becomes blocked washing it will help seek emergency medical treatment if you have

Any worsening symptoms shortness of breath or wheezing that is quickly getting worse or no improvement even after taking prescription inhaler for asthma attacks do not take albuterol if you have any hypersensitivity to albuterol or any component of the formulation albuterol may increase or decrease that sixy of other medications you are taking so make sure you

Speak with your doctor and review all medications prior to start common side effects include dizziness lightheadedness drowsiness headache restlessness arrhythmia palpitation and tachycardia you may want to limit caffeine intake without the draw as it may exacerbate central nervous system similar side effects are dependent on each dose and route of administration you

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Albuterol by Chelsie B and Courtney M By Courtney McNamara