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Nebulizer vs vapor pen?

Patient: I suffer from asthma and have been prescribed an albuterol sulfate syrup to be used with a nebulizer I was wondering if I could put that medication into a vapor pen? would it have the same effects? are there any risls?

 

 

Symptoms: Asthma

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question. No, albuterol syrup can only be taken with the use of nebulizer. Vapor pens are not approve d devices for the safe delivery of your medication to treat your asthma. Please be guided accordingly.Thank you for choosing AskTheDoctor.com

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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