Albuterol dosing for copd

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As a neb solution it lasts 6 hours and as an MDI it last 4 hours. Check your prescription for dosing on this medication. Advair is a combination medication used to treat COPD and asthma. It has two active components a cortocosteroid (antiinflamatory) AND an LABA (long acting beta2 agonist that lasts 12 hours). Beta2 agonists are the broncho-dilaters. There are two kinds - long and short acting.
The bottle of metaproterenol sulfate solution is measured in MLs and the dosage from the Alupent MDIs were measured in mgs actually .65 mg per inhalation, also the same information for albuterol when the albuterol is supplied in a 20 ml bottle and the dosage is 90mcgs per inhalation.
All of the standard treatments for COPD encourage the growth of candida. Prednisone, inhaled steroids and antibiotics are some of its favorite foods. And the albuterol you inhale has a low pH, a perfect climate for candida. I got off steroids almost three years ago and substituted natural anti-inflammatories. I had a hard time convincing my lung MD about the candida, so I changed doctors. The new doctor was interested, tested me, and sure enough I was positive for systemic candidiasis.
5 mg of Metoprolol and 10 mg Amlodipine for about 3 months. I have COPD and something was aggravating my breathing problems. I went to the doctor yesterday and he took me off the Metoprolol and put me on 100 mg of Losartan. He told me to just stop taking the Metoprolol. I questioned starting off with such a high dose of Losartan. I seem to be very sensitive to these medications and felt starting right off with 100 mg was a bit high.
The reason for a prescription on many drugs has more to do with a company maintaining a lock on supply. There is absolutely no reason for an emergency albuterol sulfate inhaler to require a prescription, but that's "the law" and a pharmacist watched a patient go onto respiratory arrest rather than provide an emergency inhaler without script. I arrived at that point and administered mouth-to-mouth. Then provided my own inhaler. The patient survived.
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