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Advair

...  should be taken with precaution. FDA states that salmeterol increases the likelihood of patients to become hospitalized because of asthma, and even face sudden death due to it. Advair is taken by inhalation, twice a day- morning and evening, or 12 hours difference from the time of first intake for the day. During inhalation, the patient might be able to taste the medication- it could be very  ...

Accuneb

...  should still continue taking Accuneb. Don’t stop taking the medication unless advised by your doctor. Accuneb is used through inhalers and comes in canister form. Each canister is good for 200 inhalations. Once the canister is consumed, you should dispose it right away and open another canister. Some canister do not have counters so in this case, you need to monitor the number of  ...

Sneezing

...  is caused by various factors such as allergic reaction to pollen, mold, dander and dust, corticosteroid inhalation from some nose sprays, and other nasal irritants like powder. It can also be a symptom of viral infections like common colds or flu or drug withdrawal. It occurs due to the semi-involuntary convulsive expulsion of air from the lungs through the nose and mouth. Once a sneeze  ...

Croup

...  and causes the characteristic “barking” cough likened to the call of a seal or sea lion. Stridor, a high-pitched sound resulting from turbulent air flow in the upper airway upon inhalation, becomes worse at night. Stridor accompanies hoarseness and causes worry among parents of the affected child. Stridor decreases as croup worsens. It increases when the child cries or  ...

Lungs

...  breathe are: Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Apnea and Pneumothorax. The most common health conditions that minimize and prevent gas exchange are: Pulmonary Edema, carbon monoxide poisoning and smoke inhalation. The peak of your lung function is in the late teens and early twenties. In your late twenties, lung function can decline up to about 1 percent every year. If you are a regular smoker, it  ...

Nose

...  as the whole process of the respiratory system starts with the nose. The two holes that are found in our nose are called the nostrils. The nostrils are where the air enters the body through inhalation. There is a wall separating the nostrils and the nasal passages which is called the septum. This part of the nose is composed of some pieces of bones which are very thin. This is located  ...

Smooth Muscle

...  You can imagine what can happen if these were not elastic. The kidneys will not be able to control micturation when the limited space for urine is filled up. The lungs could not expand after inhalation, so you will not be able to exhale. The vagina will not be able to adjust to the size of the penis, and the blood vessels would burst during increased pressure because it could not expand  ...