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  1. Does it ever end???? 27th May 2005
    ... months, my daughter began breathing treatments with Xopenex . At 4 months old, she was on Singular and 1/2 tsp ... Prevacid, twice daily; Viravan, twice daily; Atrovent; Xopenex ; Rhinocort; Astelin; Advair diskus 250mg twice daily...

  2. Help! Son has had severe cough for a month and a half! 24th May 2005
    ... Oh, also make whoever his doctor is switch him to xopenex right away. It is much easier on the heart that albuterol...

  3. asthma and chest congestion 15th May 2005
    ... If Heart rate accelerates a lot levalbuterol aka Xopenex may be substitubted for albuterol Long Acting...

  4. My Son has Asthma?? 12th May 2005
    ... would really think that the norm would be to prescribe xopenex to kids. I was put on albuterol during my attack ... made me tachycardic. As soon as I was switched to xopenex my breathing improved and my heart stopped pounding...
    ... pulmicort, and singular. I have now learned that the xopenex is better for children from being on this forum. I...

  5. SCARED-please help, 3 year old asthma out of control? 10th May 2005
    ... with albuterol? I would ask that she be switched to xopenex immediately. It works better (IMO), lasts much longer...
    ... albuterol - all I know is that is harder on the heart than xopenex . When I was given albuterol via nebulizer it just ... didn't even help my breathing. When they gave me xopenex , it helped immediately, lasted longer, and I didn...
    ... specialist yesterday. They changed her albuterol to xopenex , her flovent to pulmicort 1mg twice a day, put her...
    ... an endocrinologist to boot. I'm glad she is on xopenex now. I think she will get a lot more relief with...
    ... needs relief NOW. Do you nebulize her with the xopenex before bedtime? I'm also not a medical expert in...
    ... Thank you guys. My baby has started on xopenex last week and I give it before she goes to bed, then...
    ... Prilosec - 1 capsule emptied into yogart or applesauce Xopenex + Atrovent in nebulizer When our pulmonary doctor ... Singular - 4mg Flovent - 4 puffs with aerochamber Xopenex + Atrovent in nebulizer Now that's a good day, ... coughing a fair amount and I hear some wheezing: Xopenex every four hours Atrovent every eight hours (so every ... want to end up in the emergency room at night: Xopenex every two hours Atrovent every four hours (again ... having difficulty breathing then here's what I do: Xopenex 20 minutes later I give Xopenex and Atrovent 20 ... minutes later I give Xopenex again. If she doesn't show improvement then we...
    ... you find your kids having trouble with it, ask about Xopenex . It's basically Albuterol with out the bad side effects ... Especially when you have to give it every four hours. Xopenex doesn't raise the heart rate like Albuterol does....
    ... action plan-no one ever made one for me. All I know the Xopenex he said no more than three times a day!! And he told...
    ... shock!!! The doctor actually told you not to use Xopenex more than three times a day? K gets Xopenex twice ... you need to help your daughter. I'm sorry but Xopenex only three times a day is baloney. I know better...
    ... and I asked him what I should do. Should I give the xopenex or what. I asked if this could be from her acid reflux...
    ... he thinks. It can use it every other time you use Xopenex . It has really helps Karly....
    ... sound again. I never asked if I should treat it with xopenex or not. The info I found called it a mucus plug in ... her lungs. It doesn't seem to help when I give the xopenex . However the doctor feels it is her aspirating...
    ... Does giving xopenex decrease your life? I though I read that somewhere...
    ... I've never heard that from any of our doctors. Xopenex is basically Albuterol that has been altered to reduce ... to look at it another way. If you didn't use the Xopenex or Orapred (when needed) she would be in worse shape...
    ... day I got a June 1st appt! Albuterol and even xopenex to a lesser extent are hard on the heart. Over time...
    ... ment there is more of a chance of fatality using more xopenex , because the asthma is out of control. I am not sure...
    ... too well tonight. She is wheezing. I am giving her xopenex now and hopefully it will help. She is breathing weird...
    ... to the ER, especially if she doesn't respond to the Xopenex . Have they ever given you a prescription for Atrovent...
    ... son: Zyrtec, Singulair, nebulizers with albuterol, xopenex , countless antibiotics, vaporizers, dust-mite proof...
    ... He is currently on Flovent, rhinocort, singular and xopenex . Last flair up they added atrovent and dexa methosone...
    ... as well. I definately recommend the nebulizer. Xopenex + Atrovent (It takes about 20 minutes but it's worth ... the extra time) I also highly recommend the Xopenex instead of Albuterol. It doesn't cause the excessive...
    ... Kim- I also use the xopenex . Matt hates the albueterol. Healso hates the neubulizer ... was really sick over Christmas and I had to give the xopenex then wait twety minutes and give the atrovent- no...
    ... That's the first time I've heard you can't mix Xopenex and Atrovent. In fact none have my doctors have ever ... regiment our specialist prescribed With Nebulizer Xopenex - wait 20 minutes Xopenex + Atrovent - wait 20 minutes ... Xopenex If no significant improvement, take her to the ... have been told not to mix her Pulmicort with anything Xopenex /Albuterol or Atrovent. Kim...
    ... call my pulmonologist as well. I was told not to mix xopenex with anything. When Matt is really sick and they add...

  6. Could this be a warning sign of asthma? 14th April 2005
    ... cough for about 2 - 3 weeks. She's on Flovent and Xopenex . The doctor said if she's still coughing by next...

  7. xopenex and pulmicort 29th March 2005
    ... with other nebulized meds (Atrovent, albuterol, and Xopenex ) and found it to be safe....

  8. How do you clear the stuff out of your chest w/o using an inhaler? 24th March 2005
    ... mucus. So I was wondering, should I just use the xopenex in my nebulizer a couple of times a day again until...

  9. Dependance on Inhalers 22nd March 2005
    ... me min. 4 puffs to make it to the shower. I love xopenex though. Definitely kicks an attack much better than...

  10. Okay asthma experts, I need advice... 19th March 2005
    ... cold from progressing. If you've got albuterol or Xopenex for your neb, all it's going to do is open your airways ... makes me faint when I'm regularly doing albuterol or xopenex . So, off of personal experience...don't use them....
    ... Nebulizing with albuterol or xopenex will relieve bronchospasm which often results in bringing ... by neb is normally prescribed for every 4-6 hours; xopenex for 6-8 hours. Double check with your doctor. ...

  11. Inhalers 16th March 2005
    ... I just read in an article dated March 11th, that xopenex will be available in inhaler form by the end of the...
    ... Woohoo!!!! I was really interested in Xopenex , because Albueterol makes me sick to my stomach and ... and tachycardic. I asked my doctor to let me try xopenex , but she said my asthma is too severe for xopenex...
    ... Woohoo!!!! I was really interested in Xopenex , because Albueterol makes me sick to my stomach and ... and tachycardic. I asked my doctor to let me try xopenex , but she said my asthma is too severe for xopenex ... response to two albuterol neb treatments, while the first xopenex treatment gave me significant relief. I was under ... the impression that xopenex was a better treatment - period (just more expensive ... and shakes on the albuterol. I was told that the xopenex is a lot easier on your heart than albuterol....
    ... medicine needs to shake you up a bit to work, and that xopenex would do nothing for me. Maybe I'll ask again next...
    ... out of the attack, and no one even thought to try xopenex ....
    ... back-to-back albuterol nebs in the ER. By the way, Xopenex is just albuterol without the isomer that causes tachycardi...
    ... out of the attack, and no one even thought to try xopenex . I don't think Xopenex is readily available at...
    ... Swimfast - I definitely had xopenex in the hospital and while I know that it is albuterol ... never made it that long), but when they switched to xopenex the orders went to every 4 hours (and I had no problem ... lasting that long). To me that suggests that the xopenex is indeed more potent....

  12. Do all asthma stay this sick???? 27th February 2005
    ... this can trigger asthma), Flovent 4 puffs 2x daily, Xopenex or Albuterol as needed (she usually always get one...

  13. shaky and feeling heavy after feeling wheezy 11th February 2005
    ... to my daughter's doctor about it and she put her on Xopenex , but it only goes in a nebulizer at this point. It ... remove some of the side effects. My daughter now used Xopenex and she doesn't feel that way after a treatment. ...
    ... Xopenex is available in inhaler form? I have it for my nebulizer...
    ... No, according to my doctor Xopenex is only available for the nebulizer at this time....

  14. Which Inhalers have the LEAST side effects and really help? 30th January 2005
    ... all rescue meds are loaded with side effects, though Xopenex less than others, but Xopenex has it's disadvantages...
    ... inhaler form, so it is nebulizer only. Nebulized Xopenex is just as effective, if not more effective, than ... the isomer that is present in albuterol, but not in Xopenex , has been linked with irritation of the airways. That...
    ... I never knew that. I asked my doctor to switch to Xopenex because I hate albueterol, and she said it wouldn...
    ... effects and am helped the most by Foradil,Pulmicort and Xopenex . Atrovent is right up there too....

  15. Couging stops when awake 8th December 2004
    ... again). Anyway - after 2 breathing treatements with Xopenex and then Robutussin DM through the night (which apparently...

  16. Medications 14th November 2004
    ... day prednisone 20mg in the morning, 20 at night Xopenex twice a day and as needed Atrovent/Duoneb as needed...
    ... day Singulair...Once a day Zyrtec...Once a day Xopenex ....Three times per day Combivent...as needed Prednisone...
    ... antibiotics(when an infection pops up) prednisone Xopenex Atrovent Pulmicort Respules...

  17. Reactive Airway vs. Asthma 12th November 2004
    ... which he usually goes downhill fast) then we give him Xopenex via a nubulizer. He was on Albuterol but we switched...

  18. How long.. 28th October 2004
    ... weeks or so. needing albuterol a couple times a day & xopenex . I can already tell it's going to be an awful winter...
    ... weeks or so. needing albuterol a couple times a day & xopenex . I can already tell it's going to be an awful winter ... even 500. Something else he may want you to do is use Xopenex when you can (when you're at home, that is. I realize ... the albuterol during a flare-up. The good news about Xopenex is that it's about to be released in inhaler form...

  19. Hi. Its been awhile.... 22nd September 2004
    ... suppresant (Certuss D) but took her off the Prednisone and xopenex (which we had started as soon as we got power).... ... even bad enough for a trip to the ER. Prednisone and Xopenex sounds like the two ideal medications for her for ... now - Prednisone will lessen the inflammation and Xopenex will help to get the junk outta her. Now, I'm not ... you said that she's not taking either Prednisone or Xopenex right now? I forgot to add, it's highly unrecommended...
    ... The best things are steam(helps loosen congestion), xopenex , prednisone, & higher inhaled steroids. does she...
    ... Prednisone and was told no. I did NOT however ask about the xopenex (and yes, you were correct in the fact that she is ... twice a day and 5 mg Singulair once a day. She has xopenex for her nebulizer and an albuterol inhaler to use ... other location today but I do have prednisone and xopenex and will use them if it becomes worse...
    ... she is back on the prednisine and xopenex but is still on the decongestant/cough suppressant...
    ... she is back on the prednisine and xopenex but is still on the decongestant/cough suppressant...
    ... hurricane as it heads towards you. I would start Xopenex . Decongestents are a difficult thing. There ... ask for one, and make sure it includes when to start xopenex and/or pred. Anyway, i hope your daughter is on...

  20. Best asthma relief medication? 8th September 2004
    ... of breathness. But the absolute best for me is Xopenex , which currently is only available via nebulizer,...
    ... Drugs that are open to you include: Ventolin, Xopenex (aka levosalbutamol, sort of like left-handed Ventolin...

  21. CONSTANT coughing, why? HELP! 30th August 2004
    ... Xopenex works great for my son with Asthma. Talk to your...

  22. Asthma has taken my brother 22nd August 2004
    ... nebulizer is only a short acting beta agonist(albuterol, xopenex , etc), then it will only relax the tightened muscles...

  23. asthma + heart palpitations ?s 2nd August 2004
    ... Using a spacer has helped & also when I need it, Xopenex vs an albuterol neb. When are they coming out with ... the Xopenex inhaler! Sometime in the next few months I thought...

  24. Methotrexate for severe asthma? 30th July 2004
    ... GERD), prednisone ( anywhere from 20 to 60 mg a day), xopenex 1.25mg about every four hours, diazide( for htn due...

  25. peak flow readings 27th July 2004
    ... Anything below 350 & i'm supposed to do neb treatments of Xopenex until my peak flow goes up & if it goes below 300...

  26. No exercise tolerance 26th July 2004
    ... alright. What can I do? should I premedicate with Xopenex instead, that used to help a ton for gymnastics?...
    ... alright. What can I do? should I premedicate with Xopenex instead, that used to help a ton for gymnastics? ... Premedicating with Xopenex sounds like a good idea. Besides that, I don't know ... could take your Advair puff beforehand along with the Xopenex . Or maybe you can work with your doctor to get a different...

  27. Post attack problems 15th June 2004
    ... causes you to get worse. Use this as a last resort. Xopenex treatments should help to loosen some mucus up, but ... inhaled or systemic steroids. Are you still taking the Xopenex regularly? Another OTC treatment that helps with...
    ... wheezing, pretty scary!). I'm not doing regular Xopenex treatments, only now & then as needed but am still...

  28. Asthma attacks~ when the meds don't do enough 10th June 2004
    ... any relief. A 200 peak flow(red zone), so I did a Xopenex treatment.. didn't bring it up right away. However ... doctor(my dad will get really mad), & she says the Xopenex is all they will do for me at the hospital anyway...
    ... like this, I was put on 60mg prednisone & told to do Xopenex treatments every 4 hours until I got better. I don...
    ... like this, I was put on 60mg prednisone & told to do Xopenex treatments every 4 hours until I got better. I don...

  29. To be happy or healthy? 21st May 2004
    ... preventing symptoms? Towards the end I was doing Xopenex treatments before & after practices which seemed to...
    ... preventing symptoms? Towards the end I was doing Xopenex treatments before & after practices which seemed to...

  30. Hospitalisations... 27th April 2004
    ... flare up 4. first time no, second time I was given xopenex i've never been fully admitted, just in for a few...

  31. I got my at home Neb tonight!!! 23rd April 2004
    ... gets turned into a vapour. So whats ur dosage of Xopenex u use? Is it just a once a day thing and do u have...
    ... I was supposed to do Albuterol 4 times a day and Xopenex 6 times a day....

  32. New here,,,new diagnosis of Asthma also 21st April 2004
    ... lower than 300, i'm supposed 2 head 2 the ER. I take Xopenex in the nebulizer for attacks..I prefer Xopenex over...

  33. Stopping Advair..... 21st April 2004
    ... something out. Does she have an albuterol inhaler or Xopenex for a nebulizer? Keep that handy. Are nebulized...
    ... She does have an albuterol inhaler and she does have xopenex and a nebulizer. The xopenex is pretty pricey too...
    ... Although Xopenex is better than albuterol, the most important thing ... takes later, when u have the money (especially since Xopenex is so expensive cos its a new drug). Use the money ... spent on Xopenex to buy controller meds....
    ... keep her from developing pneumonia. Is there a xopenex inhaler?? She tolerates the xopenex better than albuterol ... but I didn't know if they made a xopenex inhaler. We have the xopenex to be nebulized. We seldom...
    ... keep her from developing pneumonia. Is there a xopenex inhaler?? She tolerates the xopenex better than albuterol ... but I didn't know if they made a xopenex inhaler. We have the xopenex to be nebulized. We seldom ... for it..albuterol doesn't even compare 2 how well Xopenex works. I can't wait.. finally less side effects AND...

  34. Can I expect a good year? 18th April 2004
    ... and nothing less. Hmm. I'm excited 4 the upcoming Xopenex inhaler b/c that seems 2 be the only thing that helps...

  35. Toddler with Asthma 9th April 2004
    ... also when she turned 4. She is on Zyrtec, Pulmocourt, Xopenex , and Singulair. The nightly Singulair and Zyrtec are ... hard time breathing. All of the nightly meds plus Xopenex every 4 hours. Red is retracting under the ribs and ... throat and Xopenex every 2 hours. This is a trip to the ER. Her heartrate ... increases the heartrate and made my daughter jittery. Xopenex does the same thing without all of the side effects...
    ... also when she turned 4. She is on Zyrtec, Pulmocourt, Xopenex , and Singulair. The nightly Singulair and Zyrtec are ... hard time breathing. All of the nightly meds plus Xopenex every 4 hours. Red is retracting under the ribs and ... throat and Xopenex every 2 hours. This is a trip to the ER. Her heartrate ... increases the heartrate and made my daughter jittery. Xopenex does the same thing without all of the side effects ... Singulair and Zyrtec? Also, does the Pulmocourt and Xopenex make her more active? I know this isn't the right...
    ... heart rate reached 230! Why didn't they choose to use xopenex in this instance? Albuterol always makes her shake...

  36. @ weeks on Advair and I'm still dizzy from it... 3rd April 2004
    ... alone :) Yikes! :) I didn't hear that! I hear that Xopenex is supposed to come out in inhaler form soon; was...
    ... asthma! Its what it is! No, they have found that Xopenex doesn't have the ingredient that Albuterol does which...

  37. Can an Asthma Medicine Cause Insomnia? 27th March 2004
    ... any stimulant inhalers such as albuterol/ventolin, Xopenex , Advair, Serevent or Oxeze/Foradil or Symbicort could...

  38. Question... 24th March 2004
    ... right away. The problem with nebulized albuterol & Xopenex , as a dancer & teacher you will find holding your...
    ... right away. The problem with nebulized albuterol & Xopenex , as a dancer & teacher you will find holding your...

  39. Running and the ER 23rd March 2004
    ... At 300-350 i'm supposed 2 do a neb treatment w/ Xopenex , 350-400, take albuterol as needed. I have a prescription ... pf-110, and I was able 2 kick it myself at home w/ Xopenex . It has saved me a few trips 2 the hospital, having ... the nebulizer/ xopenex at home & also prednisone..I do follow up w/ my doctor ... than 300 peak flow, try up 2 4 puffs of albuterol, a xopenex treatment, if both those don't help & my peak flow...

  40. Hoping this was an isolated attack.. 17th March 2004
    ... breathe, somehow I made it back 2 my room 2 get a Xopenex treatment going. Did the treatment, at first it didn...
    ... breathe, somehow I made it back 2 my room 2 get a Xopenex treatment going. Did the treatment, at first it didn...

  41. Stress induced asthma 14th March 2004
    ... inhaler when I need it i'm not sure if I should use Xopenex b/c that makes me nervous..but so does albuterol in...

  42. yeah...I think I have asthma! 4th March 2004
    ... ever since, plus Clarinex, Flonase, Singulair daily & Xopenex & Prednisone as needed 4 flareups. This plan has...

  43. Any Encouragement? 29th February 2004
    ... at 350 & under i'm supposed 2 do neb treatments of Xopenex . or so my PCP says.. pulmonologist I saw thinks I...

  44. Severe asthma new here 26th February 2004
    ... from 10 mg to 80 mg), allegra d, nasonex, asteline, xopenex 1.25 mg, singulair, and xolair. Also on meds for...

  45. Viral asthma 20th February 2004
    ... coughs I get. Also I need either albuterol inhaler or xopenex every 4-6 hours to keep my airways open and help the...

  46. just got back from the doctor 2day and not good news 18th February 2004
    ... best when on these. Don't feel bad...I'm on: Xopenex Atrovent Prednisone Advair 500/50 Qvar Prevacid...

  47. What improves breathing at night? (pressure & tightness) 18th February 2004
    ... nothing works better for pleurisy caused by asthma than xopenex till the pain is gone, a pred burst & regular advil...

  48. increased meds 17th February 2004
    ... my hormones all outta whack), Albuterol inhaler & Xopenex as needed. I'm doing alright now on all this, (AHH...
    ... my hormones all outta whack), Albuterol inhaler & Xopenex as needed. I'm doing alright now on all this, (AHH...

  49. my chest hurts 13th February 2004
    ... mend soon. Agreed. A simple cold has me doing Xopenex every four hours. What's funny is my asthma reacts...

  50. smoke 13th February 2004
    ... incase of a flare up , a prescription for prednisone & xopenex . I like this plan, this way I can get started right...

  51. asthma and bad sleep 10th February 2004
    ... next day..like I didn't sleep well. Esp. when I take Xopenex or Albuterol 2 much..I cough a lot during flare ups...

  52. ventolin or briconyl 9th February 2004
    ... getting the medicine into your lungs pre-exercise is Xopenex ..although it can make you really nervous if you take...

  53. bronchodilators 9th February 2004
    ... albuterol inhalers anyway(thats what i take for rescue). xopenex (used in a nebulizer) works really really good for...
    ... is also maxair. Like previously posted, there is Xopenex , but at this moment, it only comes in nebulizer form ... and I find that atrovent works okay in a pinch, and Xopenex does well sometimes too...Though sometimes, nothing...

  54. how to get asthma under control 9th February 2004
    ... personally I prefer Xopenex as a premedication 4 exercise..in my last week of...
    ... Is Xopenex available in an inhaler form??...
    ... Is Xopenex available in an inhaler form?? Nope..that's why...

  55. When to call the doc? 9th February 2004
    ... were right at her yellow zone(125-130) so I used her xopenex ......... I just wondered if I should call and let ... him know or if I should keep doing the xopenex and watching her numbers and wait till our next visit...
    ... at all :) We have a rule that we will only go to Xopenex every 2 hours. If it goes beyond that, I take her...
    ... medium/low yellows. medium yellows usually call for xopenex and low yellows call for prednisone..red zone usually...

  56. frustrated mother of toddler 8th February 2004
    ... regularly used pulmicort, zyrtex, singulair, and when bad xopenex ., then after another day or two we always seem to...
    ... regularly used pulmicort, zyrtex, singulair, and when bad xopenex ., then after another day or two we always seem to...
    ... runny nose is a symptom in this house, we start the Xopenex . We do Xopenex every 4 hours as needed. If the Xopenex...
    ... runny nose is a symptom in this house, we start the Xopenex . We do Xopenex every 4 hours as needed. If the Xopenex...

  57. Finally saw the lung specialist..and somewhat disappointed 5th February 2004
    ... don't take to albuterol anymore like they used to. Xopenex has replaced it in it's effectiveness....

  58. Fine yesterday but today I feel dreadfull.... 4th February 2004
    ... At low 300s (350 and lower) I'm supposed to do a Xopenex treatment, and if that doesn't help to head for the...

  59. pulse ox 26th January 2004
    ... hoping things will be better now. i've found that xopenex helped me breathe but it made me 2 nervous and shaky...

  60. a short question 22nd January 2004
    ... advair and singular) and(albuterol inhaler or nebulized xopenex for breakthrough symptoms) to help these be more alike...

  61. Xopenex 21st January 2004
    ... ...just a kink or something....we have been using xopenex for awhile now and we DO NOT disguard it after two...
    ... If you put the Xopenex in the fridge in the foil pouch (even if it's opened...
    ... If you put the Xopenex in the fridge in the foil pouch (even if it's opened...

  62. new to boards 20th January 2004
    ... makes me so sick, on top of the fact I have to do xopenex treatments now, added with all the albuterol I take...
    ... right? You must have a nebulizer if you're using xopenex . I'ts a fairly new drug-do you think it works better...
    ... right? You must have a nebulizer if you're using xopenex . I'ts a fairly new drug-do you think it works better ... have a nebulizer, I just got it yesterday. I like Xopenex -less side effects, and I think it works better personally...

  63. Daughter to see asthma specialist 20th January 2004
    ... over pneumonia where her O2 levels were at 86 before xopenex and 94 after. She had to use orapred twice daily for...
    ... misdiagnosed as asthma. She has only been put on the xopenex and orapred and never for long term.....just to get...
    ... This circle of Xopenex and Orapred is not the best for your daughter. Obviously ... to her lungs and possibly give her some albuterol/ Xopenex to see what her spiro is after that. He may give...
    ... and a diet diary for two weeks. She can also use the xopenex as needed and he prescribed an albuterol inhaler incase...
    ... and a diet diary for two weeks. She can also use the xopenex as needed and he prescribed an albuterol inhaler incase...

  64. broken peak flow meter! & flare up? 19th January 2004
    ... a few hours, prescribed me a new peak flow meter, xopenex as needed, and prednisone..20mg/3x/day for 5 days...

  65. Nebuliser questions!! 8th January 2004
    ... years old and it still works fine. Regarding the Xopenex vs albuterol. The albuterol really increases your ... heart rate. My doctor prefers me to use Xopenex for that reason. Granted, I have a heart murmur,...
    ... little hand-held ones are lovely for getting your xopenex or albuterol or atrovent treatment, but don't bother...
    ... tubing(wasn't working) but now it works great, I do Xopenex treatments when I need them with it..it works amazing...
    ... The Xopenex is great stuff isn't it. When I start having real ... bad flare ups my allergist gives me Xopenex instead of the albuterol because it works much better...
    ... The Xopenex is great stuff isn't it. When I start having real ... bad flare ups my allergist gives me Xopenex instead of the albuterol because it works much better ... itching and lasted less than 36 hrs after the test. Xopenex has been a real lifesaver, I love it! Albuterol is ... tooo much..make my entire body shake so hard.. Xopenex is much much better with side effects. The problem...
    ... The Xopenex is great stuff isn't it. When I start having real ... bad flare ups my allergist gives me Xopenex instead of the albuterol because it works much better...
    ... The xopenex works much better because it is levalbuterol which ... initial effects wear off! I wish my doctors gave me xopenex when I had asthma!...
    ... The xopenex works much better because it is levalbuterol which ... initial effects wear off! I wish my doctors gave me xopenex when I had asthma! AGREED!! Xopenex is in the...

  66. Non-nervous medications 3rd January 2004
    ... You can try both of them seperately, or you can try Xopenex , which is a cleaner version of the albuterol. It...

  67. Hello Hotchic... 31st December 2003
    ... my receptors toward it. I respond wonderfully to Xopenex , but the albuterol I don't. Of course I had allergy...
    ... only thing the steroids control is how much I use my Xopenex and my lungs become less twitchy because they are...
    ... s why my doctors are so worried about me using my Xopenex too much, because it's the only thing that really...
    ... treatment for me. So we're trying to down how much I use Xopenex because I have a bad response to anything else. So...
    ... crap. Does that make sense? Everytime I take some Xopenex I marvel at how good I feel. Wish I could feel like...

  68. Coughing after Treatments 30th December 2003
    ... the nebulizer now about 4 times/day. We use either Xopenex or Albuterol. I prefer the Xopenex. It seems as...
    ... inflammation in her lungs? or is she taking the the Xopenex before the preventative med? Does she have a cold ... sensitive to the propellant (I don't know about how Xopenex is administered)? Bricnal (sp?) is administered without...
    ... daughter has a lot of mucous and the treatments of Xopenex and Albuterol loosen that up and make her cough. ...
    ... daughter has a lot of mucous and the treatments of Xopenex and Albuterol loosen that up and make her cough. ...
    ... The Xopenex is supposed to be better about the coughing than the...
    ... Guess what??? She was right and here we are, off the Xopenex (for now anyway)but still on Flowvent. Thanks for...
    ... to point out that it'd be a good idea to keep the xopenex on hand as a rescue med even if the ultimate goal...

  69. Alternatives to Advair and other inhalants? 20th December 2003
    ... Ventolin and its purer (and more expensive version) Xopenex are believed to be the most lung-selective and the...

  70. Azmacort & Atrovent taken at the same time? 15th December 2003
    ... Azmacort is an inhaled steroid. I take Atrovent and Xopenex in my neb and then I take Advair and Qvar (Advair...

  71. Discouraged and Frustrated 14th December 2003
    ... s the big number they go by. And I'm on Atrovent, Xopenex , Allegra, Nasonex, Qvar, Advair 500/50, Prednisone...

  72. Hey, newly diagnosed people! Here's what works for me. 10th December 2003
    ... racemic. The easiest way to explain this is to use Xopenex , a new asthma drug, as an example. Regular ventolin ... ronchospasm in people, and so they've weeded it out to make Xopenex , which is also called levosalbutamol, the levo- part...

  73. Xolair 9th December 2003
    ... mid40s about two hours after a bronchodilator, I use my Xopenex at least four times a day, I wake up at least three...
    ... canada as levosalbutamol, not sure if they call it xopenex , so that would mean it's likely approved in the uk...
    ... No....levosalbutamol is Xopenex ...here in the States the generic name for Xopenex...

  74. What medications are you on? 30th November 2003
    ... from 60 mgs...usually stops at about 35 mgs or so) Xopenex Atrovent (found works well for my flare secretions ... improvement, at the moment, from the prednisone and the Xopenex (you know...fast-acting improvement and a slow-gradual...
    ... taking 10 mgs in the morning and 20 mgs at 3pm. Xopenex is a lot like your regular albuterol except for more...
    ... from 60 mgs...usually stops at about 35 mgs or so) Xopenex Atrovent (found works well for my flare secretions ... improvement, at the moment, from the prednisone and the Xopenex (you know...fast-acting improvement and a slow-gradual...
    ... eophylline 300 mg twice a day singulair nasones astelin xopenex 3 times a day and prn prednisone between 10 and 80...

  75. Problem with Ventolin! 25th October 2003
    ... I switched to levalbuterol (more commonly known as Xopenex ) which is the left-sided isomer of albuterol and more ... problems with it. The only annoying thing is that Xopenex is only available (at least in the US) in nebulizer...

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