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My son Jacob has asthma and when he feels fine with no

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My son Jacob has asthma and when he feels fine with no problems, like up till 5 pm pst I give him one vitamin looking daily of montelukast sodium. He last week also diagnosed with empitgo and I am finishing last dose of cephalexin which has removed the empitigo fine. He is wheezing so at 645 same day today I gave him his albuterol thru adminstored by mouth piece he has. How long should I wait till I give him another albuterol treatment?
Kyle Haas ***@******.***
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
within a day, wow, I would not have done this if I have to wait a day. Never mentioned at beginning before payment. Knowing the law a bit, that should be reviewed by your legal team. Right now my concern is my son
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I apologize Ive read the disclaimer. I would like to know if I can give him albuterol again
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 11 months ago.

Hello from JustAnswer.

The usual recommended dosing frequency for inhaled albuterol in a 3 year old is every 6 hours. However, if he is still having shortness of breath, it would be OK to give hime another dose after 4 hours, but the maximum dose of 10 mg over 24 hours should not be exceeded, which would usually be 4 doses over the course of 24 hours.

So, if he was given a dose at 6:45, he can be given another dose at 10:45.

If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Please forget live Call but up priority to high
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 11 months ago.

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