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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Xopenex inhalation.

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Condition: Asthma Attack
1/19/2010 5:53:46 PM

Reviewer: Jemeneye, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
after albuterol taken off the market and replaced with Pro air -an ineffective placebo type inhaler , I ended up with several trips to the er and ultimately a trip to the hosp in the ambulance under the impression I was having a heart attack from the over use of pro air ..I was advised by a pharmacist to inquier about xopenex.. has the same delivery system as the old albuterol inhaler. Worke ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma Attack
1/13/2010 2:28:52 AM

Reviewer: asthmasucks, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I take this for asthma, only use it when an attack occurs, but it hardly helps. I switched from Albuteral when i was eight, and want to go back to it because xopenex stinks.

Condition: Asthma Attack
12/15/2009 11:15:42 AM

Reviewer: gramdmom, 3-6 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
6 year old male; asthma & air-born allergies & food allergies. 1st problem was blue lips at day care. Next woke up with blue lips & face pallor. Next episode, whole upper body turned blue & he was screaming "help me, help me". Went to hospital in ambulance.

Condition: Asthma Attack
11/20/2009 2:56:33 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I wont use anything else. I've tried my other rescue inhalers but this one stops the shakes and eases me back into breathing normally. I also have Pleurisy and it doesnt make it worse.

Condition: Asthma Attack
10/13/2009 3:46:30 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was under the impression that this was supposed to provide immidiate relief but I am on day 3 of using it 4 times a day and I am still experiencing tightness. Perhaps my allergies are not under control. This is frustrating.

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