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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago

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

posted 7 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 7 months ago

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

posted 7 months ago

I use Albuterol in mine.

posted 7 months ago

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

posted 7 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 7 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 7 months ago
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