COPD Question

What kind of medication can be used in a nebulizor, other than salbutamol and ipratropium

Salbutomal and ventilyn are not available from the manufacturer in Vancouver British Columbia, so what other medicine works in nebulizer's

posted 11 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

Check with your doc or better yet a pharmacist. The pharmacist could tell you what else in those categories is available in Canada.

posted 11 months ago

I live on Vancouver Island & both of these meds are readily available to me through my Dr.s prescription. I don't understand why you cannot get them… read more

posted 11 months ago

I have no idea why they aren't available but my pharmacy says it might take weeks or months

posted 11 months ago

How very odd @A MyCOPDTeam User. A ferry ride away and they ARE available to me. Actually, my Dr. usually has several sample canisters of Salbutamol.

posted 11 months ago

It's extremely odd, my daughter lives in Victoria, I should send my prescription to her to fill!

posted 11 months ago

I use Albuterol in mine.

posted 11 months ago

Thank you @A MyCOPDTeam User I will check with my doctor!

posted 11 months ago

Duoneb or Combivent Nebulising Solution which is made up of a combination of Albuterol and Ipratropium., which are bronchodilators that relax muscles in… read more

posted 11 months ago

I called my pharmacy and discovered that these other names of medicine are a US version of what I need and not available to me. He also said that the… read more

posted 11 months ago
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