Other uses for this medicine
Inhaled Rhinol is also sometimes used to treat or improve muscle paralysis (inability to move parts of the body) in patients with a condition that causes attacks of paralysis. Talk to your doctor about the possible risks of using this medication for your condition.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Before taking Rhinol,
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Rhinol, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in Rhinol tablets, extended-release tablets, or capsules. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: beta blockers such as atenolol (Tenormin), labetalol (Normodyne), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL), nadolol (Corgard), and propranolol (Inderal); digoxin (Lanoxin); diuretics ('water pills'); epinephrine (Epipen, Primatene Mist); other oral and inhaled medications for asthma and medications for colds. Also tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the following medications or have stopped taking them within the past two weeks: antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor), protriptyline (Vivactil), and trimipramine (Surmontil); and monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, including isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam, Zelapar), and tranylcypromine (Parnate). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had an irregular heartbeat, heart disease, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism (condition in which there is too much thyroid hormone in the body), diabetes, or seizures.
- tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking Rhinol, call your doctor.
- you should know that Rhinol sometimes causes wheezing and difficulty breathing. If this happens, call your doctor right away. Do not use Rhinol again unless your doctor tells you that you should.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to Rhinol. You should not use ProAir RespiClick if you are allergic to milk proteins.
Rhinol may increase the risk of death or hospitalization in people with asthma, but the risk in people with obstructive airway disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not known.
To make sure Rhinol inhalation is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
heart disease, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure;
a heart rhythm disorder;
a seizure disorder such as epilepsy;
overactive thyroid; or
low levels of potassium in your blood.
Inhaled Rhinol has not been well-studied in pregnant women. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Do not stop your Rhinol without speaking to your doctor.
If you are pregnant, your name may be listed on a pregnancy registry to track the effects of Rhinol on the baby.
It is not known whether Rhinol inhalation passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. However, do not stop your Rhinol without speaking to your doctor.
Rhinol inhalation is not approved for use by anyone younger than 4 years old.
Rhinol inhalation may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
- throat irritation
- muscle, bone, or back pain
What other drugs will affect Rhinol inhalation?
Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using, especially:
any other inhaled medicines or bronchodilators;
a diuretic or "water pill";
an antidepressant - amitriptyline, desipramine, imipramine, doxepin, nortriptyline, and others;
a beta blocker - atenolol, carvedilol, labetalol, metoprolol, propranolol, sotalol, and others; or
a MAO inhibitor - isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others or methylene blue injection
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with Rhinol inhalation, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
How it works
Rhinol belongs to a class of drugs called beta2-adrenergic agonist bronchodilators. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. They are often used to treat similar conditions.
This drug helps to relax the airway muscles for up to 6–12 hours. This helps you breathe more easily.
Rhinol inhalation suspension doesn’t cause drowsiness, but it can cause other side effects.
Effects of Rhinol:
The effects of Rhinol on the asthmatic patient or any related breathing disorder are beyond simple. The individual finds difficulty breathing, Rhinol is administered and the airways are opened and breathing is made easier. That’s all there is to it, and while it may be simple, if you suffer from Asthma it is a more than welcomed medication. In fact, it is one of the most common medications for the treatment of asthma, especially in the U.S.
Then we’re left with fat burning, Rhinol used as a thermogenic. This is where the effects of Rhinol can become confusing for some individuals, and will be the very reason many are disappointed in the results. When we hear fat burning, it is very common for us to inaccurately assume the item in question will magically melt fat off our body. Many who use Rhinol will assume if used they won’t have to diet, and that the fat will be melted off due to this beta-2 stimulators presence. While that does sound appealing, eating doughnuts and ice cream every day and still losing fat sounds very appealing, unfortunately, that’s not how it works. For the fat loss effects of Rhinol to be enjoyed you still have to diet. The overall purpose of use is to simply do what you’re already doing right and to do it a little better, to enhance it.
In order to lose body fat, we must burn more calories than we consume. If we consume only healthy foods and exercise ourselves into the ground, if we consume more than we burn we won’t lose fat. You can take all the Rhinol on earth as well as numerous other fat burners, but if you’re not in a calorie deficit you won’t lose fat. However, when in a calorie deficit necessary to lose body fat, when Rhinol is present you will now burn calories at an accelerated rate. This is due to the simple yet effective enhancement of the metabolism provided by Rhinol. In truth, you could actually reduce your total caloric intake less when using Rhinol than you would without use. However, the idea is to enhance fat loss, and this means we will take the same diet plan we would follow without use and enhance it by supplementing with this thermogenic.
For the effects of Rhinol to be enjoyed, losing fat, you will find the compound works best for those who are not obese. The best time to use this compound is to aid in losing that last little bit of fat that often hangs on for dear life, what is often referred to as stubborn fat. This does not mean you have to be physique contest lean to begin use, but being in fairly decent shape will be best. Further, Rhinol can only be used for this purpose for a short period of time. The body will adapt to this compound fairly fast. If you’re obese, it only makes sense to lose some weight and then consider Rhinol later on when it will be the most beneficial.
Missed Dose of Rhinol
If you take Rhinol on a regular schedule and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
However, if it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue on your regular schedule. Don't double up on doses to make up for a missed one.
Why is this medication prescribed?
Rhinol is used to prevent and treat difficulty breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways). Rhinol inhalation aerosol and powder for oral inhalation is also used to prevent breathing difficulties during exercise. Rhinol inhalation aerosol (Proair HFA, Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA) is used in adults and children 4 years of age and older. Rhinol powder for oral inhalation (Proair Respiclick) is used in children 12 years of age and older. Rhinol solution for oral inhalation is used in adults and children 2 years of age and older. Rhinol is in a class of medications called bronchodilators. It works by relaxing and opening air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.
Q: I have asthma and take Rhinol. Does Rhinol affect blood sugar levels?
A: According to the package insert, Rhinol (Proventil) may cause an increase in blood sugar levels or hyperglycemia. For more information, please consult with your health care provider and visit //www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/Rhinol. Michelle McDermott, PharmD
Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms or those in the SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS section, call your doctor immediately:
- fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
- chest pain
- swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
- increased difficulty breathing
- difficulty swallowing
Rhinol inhalation may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while using this medication.
If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online (http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch) or by phone (1-800-332-1088).
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If you suspect an overdose, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. You can get in touch with a poison control center at (800) 222-1222.
To inhale the solution using a nebulizer, follow these steps;
- Remove one vial of Rhinol solution from the foil pouch. Leave the rest of the vials in the pouch until you are ready to use them.
- Look at the liquid in the vial. It should be clear and colorless. Do not use the vial if the liquid is cloudy or discolored.
- Twist off the top of the vial and squeeze all of the liquid into the nebulizer reservoir. If you are using your nebulizer to inhale other medications, ask your doctor or pharmacist if you can place the other medications in the reservoir along with Rhinol.
- Connect the nebulizer reservoir to the mouthpiece or face mask.
- Connect the nebulizer to the compressor.
- Place the mouthpiece in your mouth or put on the face mask. Sit in an upright, comfortable position and turn on the compressor.
- Breathe in calmly, deeply, and evenly for about 5-15 minutes until mist stops forming in the nebulizer chamber.
- Clean your nebulizer regularly. Follow the manufacturer's directions carefully and ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about cleaning your nebulizer.
What Is Rhinol and How Does It Work?
Rhinol is a prescription drug indicated for the treatment of asthma symptoms in patients 4 years of age and older with reversible obstructive airway disease.
Asthma is a long-term disease of the airways and lungs. Asthma is a condition that causes breathing difficulties.
Asthma has two main components that make breathing difficult,
- Inflammation (swelling and a build-up of mucus in the airways); and
- Airway constriction (tightening of the muscles surrounding the airways)
Rhinol helps to prevent asthma symptoms, including:
Rhinol inhalation aerosol can be used with or without steroid treatment.
Rhinol is available under the following different brand names: Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA, Proair HFA, ProAir RespiClick, Proventil, AccuNeb, Ventolin Injection, Ventolin Nebules PF, Ventolin Oral Liquid, Ventolin Respirator Solution, and Vospire ER.
Rhinol belongs to a category of medications called bronchodilators. Brochodilators are drugs that relax bronchial muscles (related to muscles associated with the lungs). These work by way of inhalation of medications that control asthma and asthma symptoms.
This medication is similar to Xopenex (levRhinol HCl).
This medication is also known as Salbutamol.
Users of this medication should read the drug information leaflet that accompanies the prescription as well as every time the prescription is refilled. There may be new health information.
How should I use Rhinol inhalation?
Use Rhinol inhalation exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use Rhinol inhalation in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets provided to you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
You may need to prime your Rhinol inhaler device before the first use. Your medicine comes with directions for priming if needed. You may also need to shake your Rhinol device just before each use.
Keeping your inhaler clean is important to ensure you are receiving the medication. Clean the plastic actuator with the canister removed at least once a week. Your medicine comes with directions for properly cleaning your device.
Follow all medication instructions very carefully.
Do not allow a young child to use Rhinol inhalation without help from an adult.
The usual dose of Rhinol inhalation is 2 inhalations every 4 to 6 hours. To prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm, use 2 inhalations 15 to 30 minutes before you exercise. The effects of Rhinol inhalation should last about 4 to 6 hours.
Seek medical attention if you think your asthma medications are not working as well. An increased need for medication could be an early sign of a serious asthma attack.
Use the dose counter on your Rhinol inhaler device and get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely. Always use the new inhaler device provided with your refill. Do not float a medicine canister in water to see if it is empty.
Follow all product instructions on how to clean your Rhinol inhaler device and mouthpiece. Do not try to clean or take apart the ProAir RespiClick inhaler device.
Asthma is often treated with a combination of drugs. Use all medications as directed by your doctor. Read the medication guide or patient instructions provided with each medication. Do not change your doses or medication schedule without your doctor's advice.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, or cold temperatures.
Keep the Rhinol canister away from open flame or high heat, such as in a car on a hot day. The canister may explode if it gets too hot. Do not puncture or burn an empty inhaler canister.
To inhale the aerosol using an inhaler, follow these steps:
- Remove the protective dust cap from the end of the mouthpiece. If the dust cap was not placed on the mouthpiece, check the mouthpiece for dirt or other objects. Be sure that the canister is fully and firmly inserted in the mouthpiece.
- If you are using the inhaler for the first time or if you have not used the inhaler in more than 14 days, you will need to prime it. You may also need to prime the inhaler if it has been dropped. Ask your pharmacist or check the manufacturer's information if this happens. To prime the inhaler, shake it well and then press down on the canister 4 times to release 4 sprays into the air, away from your face. Be careful not to get Rhinol in your eyes.
- Shake the inhaler well.
- Breathe out as completely as possible through your mouth.
- Hold the canister with the mouthpiece on the bottom, facing you and the canister pointing upward. Place the open end of the mouthpiece into your mouth. Close your lips tightly around the mouthpiece.
- Breathe in slowly and deeply through the mouthpiece.At the same time, press down once on the container to spray the medication into your mouth.
- Try to hold your breath for 10 seconds. remove the inhaler, and breathe out slowly.
- If you were told to use 2 puffs, wait 1 minute and then repeat steps 3-7.
- Replace the protective cap on the inhaler.
- Clean your inhaler regularly. Follow the manufacturer's directions carefully and ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about cleaning your inhaler.
Q: Is there anything new or better for emphysema than Rhinol?
A: This is a difficult question to answer because treatment for breathing problems is individualized for each patient depending on multiple factors that are best addressed by your doctor. Rhinol (Proventil, Ventolin) is one of various medications that your physician may recommend.
COMMON BRAND(S): ProAir RespiClick
GENERIC NAME(S): Rhinol Sulfate
Rhinol (also known as salbutamol) is used to prevent and treat wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). It is also used to prevent asthma brought on by exercise. It is a quick-relief medication. Rhinol belongs to a class of drugs known as bronchodilators. It works in the airways by opening breathing passages and relaxing muscles. Controlling symptoms of breathing problems can decrease time lost from work or school.