My 9 year old has been on the nebulizer for 24 hours taking both Albuterol Sulfate and Pulmicort. This gives little relief to her cough. Pedia Care has a Children's long acting cough medicine but warns not to take if you are on a drug containing MAIO. Does anyone know if I can mix these drugs?
I don't belief there is any conflict in using Albuterol and Pulmicort along with cough medicine. The MAOI that is listed on the cough medicine is actually a medication used to treat depression.
You could check with your doctor or your pharmacist, but i would imagine the cough medicine would be ok. Obviously you want to get to the bottom of the cause of the cough/shortness of breath and treat that, and not get dependent on the cough medicine temporarily masking the cough...
Good luck!! Hope she feels better soon. I have been in her shoes, and it is not fun...even at age 31...
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.