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What Is Levalbuterol Used For? - Xopenex HFA Warnings and Precautions

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  • What Is Levalbuterol Used For?
    What is levalbuterol used for? The drug is approved to treat asthma and other similar lung problems. This eMedTV Web page describes conditions that levalbuterol may be used for, including off-label uses, and explains its use in children.
  • What Is Mild COPD?
    A person who has mild COPD may have a chronic cough and sputum production. This eMedTV Web page further addresses the question, "What is mild COPD?" This article also discusses how mild COPD is diagnosed and possible symptoms of this stage of COPD.
  • What Is Pirbuterol Used For?
    What is pirbuterol used for? As this eMedTV article explains, pirbuterol can be used to both treat and prevent asthma attacks in adults and children ages 12 and over. Preventing exercise-induced asthma is among the off-label uses for pirbuterol.
  • What Is Terbutaline Prescribed For?
    This article from the eMedTV Web site explains that terbutaline is prescribed for the treatment of asthma and emphysema. This article briefly describes how this drug works, factors that affect dosing, and cases when it should be avoided.
  • What Is Terbutaline Used For?
    What is terbutaline used for? As this section of the eMedTV library explains, terbutaline is used for the treatment of asthma and emphysema in adults and children ages 12 and older. The drug can also be used "off-label" for treating preterm labor.
  • What Is Theophylline Prescribed For?
    Theophylline is a medication used for the treatment of airway spasms, such as those that occur with asthma. This eMedTV segment explains what theophylline is prescribed for, including a description of how it works and a link to more detailed information.
  • Xopenex HFA
    Xopenex HFA is a prescription medicine that is used for the prevention and treatment of airway spasms. This eMedTV Web page explains how the inhaler works, lists possible side effects that may occur, and describes the effects of the drug.
  • Xopenex HFA and Breastfeeding
    Using Xopenex HFA while breastfeeding is generally believed to be safe. This section of the eMedTV Web site discusses Xopenex HFA and breastfeeding in more detail and describes the recommendations made by the manufacturer of Xopenex HFA.
  • Xopenex HFA and Pregnancy
    Xopenex HFA is a pregnancy Category C medication. This eMedTV page further discusses Xopenex HFA and pregnancy, and describes the problems seen in animal fetuses that were exposed to albuterol (a drug similar to Xopenex HFA) during pregnancy.
  • Xopenex HFA Dosage
    To prevent or treat asthma attacks, the recommended Xopenex HFA dosage is two sprays. This part of the eMedTV library contains other Xopenex HFA dosing guidelines and offers information on when and how to use the inhaler.
  • Xopenex HFA Drug Interactions
    When medicines like digoxin or certain diuretics are taken with Xopenex HFA, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV resource lists other drugs that may cause Xopenex HFA interactions and describes the possible effects of these drug interactions.
  • Xopenex HFA Inhaler
    This page of the eMedTV site presents a basic overview of Xopenex HFA, an inhaler used to treat asthma and other lung problems. This selection briefly explains how the drug performed in clinical trials, what to expect, and more.
  • Xopenex HFA Overdose
    If you take too much Xopenex HFA, overdose symptoms may include nausea, fatigue, or seizures. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists other signs of a Xopenex HFA overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Xopenex HFA Side Effects
    Common Xopenex HFA side effects seen in both adults and adolescents include sore throat and dizziness. This eMedTV page also describes side effects that have only been reported in children and lists serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Xopenex HFA Uses
    Xopenex HFA is used for treating and preventing airway spasms in people with asthma or COPD. This eMedTV article discusses Xopenex HFA uses in children and explains how the medication can also be used "off-label" for treating other conditions.
  • Xopenex HFA Warnings and Precautions
    Never puncture a Xopenex HFA canister or keep it near open flame, as the contents are under pressure. This eMedTV article provides other Xopenex HFA warnings and precautions, and describes possible side effects that may occur.
  • Xopenex HFE
    Xopenex HFA is a prescription inhaler that is used for treating airway spasms caused by asthma or COPD. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works and lists possible side effects that may occur. Xopenex HFE is a common misspelling of Xopenex HFA.
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