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Levalbuterol Vs Albuterol

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Last Updated: 17 September 2020

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Levalbuterol and albuterol are inhale medications that are prescribed to treat Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary Disease. More specifically, both medications treat acute symptoms such AS bronchospasms, wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing. They are known AS rescue inhalers that are used when necessary. Both Levalbuterol and albuterol are Group in a class of medications called beta - 2 agonists. They are essentially cousins due to their chemical similarities. Levalbuterol contains the active form of albuterol, known as AS R - albuterol, while albuterol contains a 50: 50 mixture of R - albuterol and S - albuterol. S - albuterol is know to be inactive form of albuterol that still contributes to side effects. * Prescription savings vary by prescription and by pharmacy, and may reach up to 80% off cash price. Pharmacy names, logos, brands, and other trademarks are property of their respective owners. This article is not medical advice. It is intended for general information purposes and is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding medical condition. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your physician or dial 911.

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Levalbuterol

Both albuterol and levalbuterol inhalers are prescribed to people over the age of 4 with bronchospasms caused by asthma or COPD. Albuterol inhalers are specifically approved for exercise - induced bronchospasms, or difficulty breathing during intense physical exercise. Taking albuterol 15 to 30 minutes before you exercise can help prevent breathing issues. Both drugs are meant to be used as needed for severe asthma - or COPD - related breathing problems. They are not intended for everyday use as long - term maintenance treatment. If you find yourself needing albuterol or levalbuterol more often than prescribe, talk to your provider to find a better option for managing your symptoms.

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