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  1. Tonsil stones, headaches, and chest congestion 14th July 2005
    ... I currently take singulair, allegra, advair 250, xopenex via neb., rhinicort, and albuterol....... the chest...

Allergies board
  1. Oral Allergy Syndrome 22nd August 2008
    ... right now. I use rhinecort, advair, albuterol and xopenex . Not to mention I always have benedryl on hand. ...

  2. Could my daughters asthma be due to allergies?? 21st June 2005
    ... patenol eye drops 1-2 drops in each eye daily as needed, xopenex 3 times a day as needed....

  3. Help me - I am a complete mess! 26th February 2005
    ... until they put me on a steroid drip and started using Xopenex in the neb that I could really breath again. They...

  4. Cough Variant Asthma 30th October 2004
    ... tremendously). I find albuterol makes things worse but xopenex often does the trick. Really this is all that can...

  5. hate this weather 24th October 2004
    ... forcing me to be taking albuterol about 20 times today & xopenex treatments =(. the only suggestion I have is sudafed...

  6. Fall Allergies. How many.... 11th October 2004
    ... meds to help in case I need it. Shortness of breath- Xopenex neb & albuterol inhaler, also prednisone if i'm real...

  7. How do you fell when your allergies act up? 21st April 2004
    ... allergic/asthma and also uses an albuterol inhaler or xopenex in her nebulizer if she gets wheezy. I think the Singulair...
    ... with Singulair for flare ups and Albuterol and/or Xopenex for acute attacks. Otherwise, I also have Eustachian...

  8. A few questions! 30th March 2004
    ... should be bringing all my rescue meds(nebulizer & xopenex , bottle of prednisone, advair 500/50..I normally take...

  9. I Just Want to Feel Well Again 7th February 2004
    ... another pred burst and now I have a nebulizer and Xopenex . Missed about a week ofgymnastics..at this point...

  10. Nasalcrom? 4th February 2004
    ... Flonase and Clarinex(& Yasmin, Advair, Albuterol & Xopenex ) & I wanted to get it but my mom said we should make...
    ... Flonase and Clarinex(& Yasmin, Advair, Albuterol & Xopenex ) & I wanted to get it but my mom said we should make...

  11. sinus infection?~?!? 24th January 2004
    ... difficult to control, i've been on prednisone 60mg/day & xopenex since tuesday. i also take advair 250/50, flonase ... history of sinus/ET problems/infections. the pred. & xopenex are helping, but only just enough to get by....
    ... difficult to control, i've been on prednisone 60mg/day & xopenex since tuesday. i also take advair 250/50, flonase ... history of sinus/ET problems/infections. the pred. & xopenex are helping, but only just enough to get by. Don...

  12. Rash vs. dermatitis 9th January 2004
    ... am getting a nebulizer soon so I will start doing Xopenex ..I love xopenex! It makes you feel all happy as opposed...
    ... am getting a nebulizer soon so I will start doing Xopenex ..I love xopenex! It makes you feel all happy as opposed ... laying down and sleeping sitting up! What exactly is Xopenex ? What kind of Dr. gave you that? Are you on any Birth...
    ... laying down and sleeping sitting up! What exactly is Xopenex ? What kind of Dr. gave you that? Are you on any Birth ... interupted sleep? I sure do! :) I have been given Xopenex everytime I go to the ER..it helps everytime so I...
    ... I have been given Xopenex everytime I go to the ER..it helps everytime so I...

Asthma board
  1. does the rapid heartbeat from albuterol go away 4th November 2008
    ... your doctor if he or she would consider switching to Xopenex (levalbuterol/levosalbutamol)--it supposedly has less...

  2. coughing after taking ventolin 3rd November 2008
    ... doctor, there are alternative bronchodilators such as Xopenex that you may be able to try....

  3. Cough and chest pain 2nd November 2008
    ... a lot. I am on Qvar 40mg twice a day and i was on xopenex but i took myself off it cause my cough was way worse...

  4. inhalers 15th October 2008
    ... there though? My mother-in-law suggested I ask for xopenex inhaler. I used this in solution for nebulizer before...
    ... xopenex is available as a rescue inhaler. I switched to it ... when my insurance changed. Xopenex is $10, while the "gerenic" Proair is $60. Works...

  5. Asthma Or Anxiety?!?! 15th October 2008
    ... using my Xopenex (Levabuterol) consistently twice a day in addition...

  6. I have asthma please help me 23rd June 2008
    ... Nebulizers w/pulmacort-this is usually for children) and Xopenex work well too~ Good Luck! :)...

  7. Problem Breathing 23rd June 2008
    ... deep breath in and my Dr put me on an inhaler called Xopenex HFA which I use 3 or 4 times a day. My problem is...

  8. breathing treatments while on tricyclic antidepressants 20th April 2008
    ... doctor put me on pulmacort, irathropium bromide and xopenex breathing treatments. Not only do they make my heart...

  9. Rescue Inhaler 5th March 2008
    ... cough triggers for me. Sometimes I have to grab my Xopenex in the middle of a conversation because I'm having...
    ... cough triggers for me. Sometimes I have to grab my Xopenex in the middle of a conversation because I'm having...

  10. Newly diagnosed nervous about meds 27th February 2008
    ... annoys you, you could ask your doc about switching to Xopenex . That's a different form of the drug in albuterol ... side effects. Some people say it's more effective. Xopenex does cost a bit more than albuterol, though, since ... inhaler activation - so I use a spacer even with my Xopenex ....sigh - the disadvantage of being middle aged and...
    ... .You'll need to carry your rescue med (albuterol, Xopenex - whatever) with you all the time; but that isn't...

  11. silent asthma frustrations 27th January 2008
    ... changed my alubterol inhaler to neb xopenenx. The xopenex gives me more relief than the albuterol (which was ... seemingly ineffective.) Currently, I'm using the xopenex neb every four hours. I'm like clockwork...I start ... classes and work. My chest is ALWAYS tight. The xopenex relives this somewhat..but only for an hour or maybe ... thinking of asking to try something other than the xopenex ...while it is more effective than the albuterol, it...
    ... means." Well, here I am two ER visits, two boxes of xopenex and innumerable phone calls to doctors later...still ... sleep at all...I'm up two or three times a night. the xopenex neb is only bringing temporary relief...may two hours...

  12. Has anyone had a bronchoscopy 24th January 2008
    ... Singular as controllers - the highest dose of each. I use Xopenex as a rescue med - both inhaled version and nebulizer ... seemed to take forever to get the right meds. I use Xopenex before I go out in the cold for more than a few minutes...

  13. Bad Pulmonologist? 9th January 2008
    ... it might help a bit more than the inhaler form of Xopenex ...maybe because it's over a longer duration (the treatment...
    ... symptoms are mostly gone; I still use the rescuer ( Xopenex for me), but not nearly as often as you are using...

  14. Asthma & Oral Thrush 7th December 2007
    ... use an oral inhalent (Advair) and a nebulizer with Xopenex . This controls my asthma symptoms very well but although...
    ... after I use the Advair as I do the nebulizer with Xopenex and I think I also may try the acidophilus. I appreciate...

  15. Methacholine test on Monday...what to expect? 28th November 2007
    ... conditions - helps to control the asthma. I use xopenex as a rescuer - this is newer, a bit more pricey than...

  16. switching meds. 26th November 2007
    ... You can use xopenex as a reliever instead of albuterol. It's a purified...

  17. Singulair and Colds 19th November 2007
    ... Singular, Asmanex (at the highest dose possible), Xopenex , and 2 prescription nose sprays. As I said, I don...

  18. Wheezing While Resting 18th November 2007
    ... why you need a rescue medication like albuterol or xopenex . You might only use your rescue drug once or twice...

  19. Asthma And Gerd 5th November 2007
    ... allegra 180 mg., nasonex, flovent, foradil, singulair, xopenex (as needed). For the gerd/gastric ulcer problem...
    ... allegra 180 mg., nasonex, flovent, foradil, singulair, xopenex (as needed). For the gerd/gastric ulcer problem...

  20. Pulmicort side effects in toddlers? 3rd November 2007
    ... emergency room where his breathing was clerened up by Xopenex (albuterol I believe) and we are continuing to administer...

  21. Hospital Strength Asthma Meds 24th October 2007
    ... Dallas, TX right now). Well, she normally takes the xopenex 1.25 four to six times a day (more if needed). Unfortunate ... ly, this strength of xopenex wasn't doing her any good. However, the hospital ... understand why HIS office doesn't supply this strength of xopenex for his patients in an emergency situation. Any thoughts...
    ... needs a long term controller as well as the rescuer ( xopenex )....
    ... basically said the same thing you did (that this amount of xopenex should be given in emergency situations only). He ... also explained that the 10 mg. of xopenex was met by using up to 4-5 vials of maybe the 1.25 ... of xopenex in the nebulizer at once. My grand daughter is on...
    ... for you guys - I'm also using that amount (1.25) of xopenex in my nebulizer - don't have the patience to do it ... asmanex, nasonex, singular, astelin - besides the xopenex nebulizer and inhaler...It can take some "tweaking...

  22. Meds not working anymore (long) 9th October 2007
    ... able to play soccer all fall. I give her two 1.25 mg Xopenex in the nebulizer in the evenings when she is coughing...

  23. Bronchospasm 19th September 2007
    ... can a 21 month-old baby take xopenex ?...

  24. Question about chest heaviness & coughing 6th September 2007
    ... anyone have any suggestions? I've been taking my Xopenex every 4-6 hours, and it's not helping enough. I'm...
    ... disastrous for me because of the Flovent component) and Xopenex . I did this on August 1st. He switched me to Symbicort ... Symbicort, and kept my other meds the same but added Xopenex in lieu of albuterol. It took a while - almost 2...
    ... disastrous for me because of the Flovent component) and Xopenex . I did this on August 1st. He switched me to Symbicort ... Symbicort, and kept my other meds the same but added Xopenex in lieu of albuterol. It took a while - almost 2 ... last November. My dr. told me to do every 20 min. of Xopenex for an hour to try and get some relief along with...
    ... Pulmicort and Foradil. I only take the Symbicort and Xopenex (I was on just Pulmicort and Xopenex). You are...

  25. how I cured my asthma 20th August 2007
    ... only thing that saved me. At first I was useing the xopenex because it doesn't make me jittery but I just plain...

  26. anyone know of any inhalers or meds that dont cause fast heart or nervouis 12th August 2007
    ... I also use the Xopenex mdi inhaler. It's a little pricier tho. Isn't Asmanax...
    ... won't get instant relief from it. Albuterol and xopenex are rescue inhalers - fast acting inhalers that you ... use to stop an attack. I use xopenex now - seems to be a bit more effective than albuterol...

  27. Flovent 6th August 2007
    ... think he is getting the medication. He had to use his xopenex yesterday and today. He goes to the doctor tomorrow...

  28. I want to stop Advair.. any substitutions? 18th June 2007
    ... at night without the insomnia? I still have my Xopenex HFA handy, but that makes me jittery....

  29. Asthma in the upper respiratory tract 5th June 2007
    ... foradil, singulair/10 mg., nasonex, allegra/180 mg., xopenex , and a new decongestant that I can't remember the...

  30. Normal Peak Flow Rate For Me? 14th April 2007
    ... good and he gave me singulair a new rescue inhaler xopenex and azmacort but ive been to scared to start any of...
    ... not last night the 3 nights prior i took one puff of xopenex i didnt really feel much difference im scared to take...

  31. Non Medical Treatment For Asthma?? 13th April 2007
    ... to recent events im scared to use anything..i have xopenex inhaler now i was giving azmacort steroid and singulair...

  32. Self-medicating a child 10th April 2007
    ... about. Her mother makes her do the nebulizer with Xopenex (and all her other meds) only when she is at certain...
    ... I have used Xopenex and from what I understand and experienced it's simply...

  33. Too many meds for a child? 8th April 2007
    ... remember), Rhinocourt, and Albuterol. Now, she is on Xopenex - Levalbuterol HCI in the nebulizer (but she only...

  34. Xopenex 28th March 2007
    ... My four year old son is taking Xopenex 1.25 three times a day. Someone gave me two boxes ... of .63 for one 1.25? Is it safe to use expired Xopenex ? The packs have not been opened. But are old, the...

  35. Is there an asthma medication that doesn't cause sleeplessness, nervousness? 21st March 2007
    ... Albuterol, another kind of albuterol, advair,a nd xopenex . i recently switched to Advair 150/50, and my asthma ... act up more than the 250/50 worked. I took a puff of Xopenex last night, because I assumed that xopenex isn't as...

  36. Anyone else feel like this 18th March 2007
    ... rednislone....singular...zyrtec....pulmicort...albuteral.... xopenex ...tussinex with codeine...robitussin dm...i mean you ... sick.....what seems like now every month..i give her xopenex ..pulmicort..and robitussin..along with her zyrtec...

  37. This is absolutely awful; my doctors aren't listening to me. Urgent: Please help! 4th March 2007
    ... Flovent 330 mcg 2X daily, Biaxin 500 mg 2X daily, Xopenex every 4 hrs., and Medrol DosePack. If all this isn...

  38. Helping my Wheezing 4yr old? 20th February 2007
    ... feel helpless. I gave him his nebulizer treatment of xopenex . But he seems to get worse when I give it to him....

  39. How much albuterol is safe? 16th February 2007
    ... effect (increase in hr and causes you to shake) is xopenex . It lasts longer than albuterol as well....

  40. Albuterol Sulfate Question 26th January 2007
    ... the regular albuterol? No answer. I switched to Xopenex and it works and it is much better.:)...

  41. Ambushed 4th January 2007
    ... some time. Perhaps the nebulizer treatment with the xopenex opened me up. I must have gotten accustomed to some...

  42. Can you help me? 29th December 2006
    ... the time, and she called the pharmacy for me to get xopenex to use with it, but I found out it's really expensive...

  43. Clean Air? 21st July 2006
    ... air around me. What would YOU do? Albuterol and xopenex and astelin spray and naxonex and rhino cort aqua...

  44. What tests should/will Pulmonologist run to see if I have asthma? 4th July 2006
    ... I've been off the steroid inhalerand only used my xopenex inhaler once since last time I wrote here...... ... rear! Anyway, I will never be without my steriod & xopenex inhalers (JUST IN CASE I need to start back up) cause...

  45. Childhood Asthma questions 1st July 2006
    ... in controlling her symptoms. Right now she is on Xopenex to control her symptoms. She started on generic Albuterol ... but it was not controlling her symptoms well. The Xopenex seems to work but only so long as she is getting all...

  46. New to asthma need answers quick about meds inhalers & steriods! 22nd June 2006
    ... can't get comfortable and I just had about 94.5mg of xopenex levalbuterol which is 1 - 1/2 of the tubes of med...
    ... peak flow put in place. You can get levalbuterol ( Xopenex ) in a standard inhaler now. I carry one around everwhere ... salmeterol as the "daily control" med and albuterol or Xopenex as the "rescue". This is in addition to a corticosteroid...

  47. new to this board 13th June 2006
    ... nebulizer and has been on abuterol and he is now on xopenex . He takes singuliar. And yes he has been on alot of...

  48. Toddler And Asthma 8th June 2006
    ... sick every 4-6 weeks. He is currently on flovent and xopenex when needed. Other than trying to deal with this...

  49. Chest pain from asthma? 26th May 2006
    ... currently taking Advair, Singulair, Albuterol and Xopenex ....

  50. Help--any Xolair Feedback 2nd May 2006
    ... completely off Prednisone, and only use a hand held xopenex HFA inhaler or neb with Xopenex. Only ONCE OR TWICE...

  51. Symptoms at an early age? 18th April 2006
    ... better. Plus 500/50 Advair has done wonders. I also use Xopenex in a nebulizer at home. It beats going to ER all the...

  52. Cough-Varient Form of Asthma in my 4 yr old 1st March 2006
    ... stop the coughing. It's going to take Albuterol or Xopenex to help with that....
    ... up a lung last night. The breathing treatment with Xopenex and Atrovent definately helped but as always it wears...

  53. hello im a newbie, and my son has asthma 10th January 2006
    ... acute attacks. We use Pulmicort as preventative and Xopenex as needed when she is wheezing. Instead of wheezing...

  54. MaxAir no longer available? help 29th December 2005
    ... wouldn't replace MaxAir To the original poster: Xopenex ! Awesome med if you have issues with albuterol. Up ... for the nebulizer but as of December there is now a Xopenex MDI...its called Xopenex HFA. I've used Xopenex for ... MaxAir. Interestingly enough Seprecor, the makers of Xopenex , teamed up with 3M who are the makers of Maxair for ... the Xopenex inhaler...

  55. Newly diagnosied with asthma 21st December 2005
    ... doctor missed? I just don't want to take Advair & Xopenex , I don't like taking medications. Please help me...

  56. Coughing and gagging at night 9th November 2005
    ... said to just keep nebulizing her with albuterol or xopenex , drink hot liquids, take otc antihistimine, decongestants...

  57. Life After Inhaled Corticosteroids and/or Singulair 1st August 2005
    ... year and a half as well as singular,zyrtec, zantac, xopenex , atrovent, and rhinocort and we haven't seen any of...

  58. Asthma & Sports 31st July 2005
    ... take albuterol 30 min. before I dance. I also take xopenex via nebulizer 2 times a day, advair 250/50, singulair...

  59. albuterol works but i get weak and shake 31st July 2005
    ... try Xopenex works a lot better ,,, doesn't give the shakes,,,...
    ... I'd suggest Xopenex , but it doesn't come in an inhaler form. You will...
    ... Xopenex is expected to be in inhaler form by the end of this...
    ... :) :) Can't wait, this is the best news. Xopenex is so much better for my daughters than Albuterol...
    ... Does xopenex give u the jitters after using it in the nebulizer...
    ... I am currently carrying around an inhaler with Xopenex . One puff of Albuterol sends me off the deep end ... but after that I can breathe freely. My reaction to Xopenex is much less - a few small tremors in my arms and ... that are gone in 5-10 minutes. I highly recommend Xopenex though it is more $$$....

  60. Rescue Inhalers & Cardiac Side Effects 29th June 2005
    ... I use Albueterol. I want to use Xopenex for less cardiac side effects, but it's not availible...
    ... breathing treatments, I definitely do better with the Xopenex than the Albuterol. The Xopenex does increase my ... better than the 150 - 160. But like was said before, Xopenex is not available in Inhaler form....
    ... t have to get it refilled very often. Also isn't xopenex coming out sometime soon in inhaler form? I thought...

  61. Help - Albuterol doesn't work anymore 18th June 2005
    ... Also when it gets real bad we do several days of Xopenex breathing treatments to get it under control. I hated...

  62. Singulair side effects + another ? 13th June 2005
    ... It can be more of a pain sometimes but you can use Xopenex instead of Albuterol and it might maker her a little ... is making her moody too. Ask you doctor about Xopenex . It doesn't come in inhaler form, at least I don...

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