When a person has chronic bronchitis:1
Chronic bronchitis is one type of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). People with COPD usually have both chronic bronchitis and emphysema. These two conditions can make it very hard to breathe properly and carry out normal activities.1
Some of the changes to the airways that occur with chronic bronchitis can be reduced with medicine. ProAir® HFA is an inhaled medicine that treats chronic bronchitis by:2
ProAir® HFA is the #1 dispensed inhaler.3 Lots of people don't know that all inhalers are not the same. The ProAir® HFA quick-relief inhaler delivers a warmer, less forceful, longer-duration spray to give you more time to breathe in your medicine.4 Click to see how else the ProAir® HFA inhaler is different. And while you’re there, see the convenient ProAir® HFA dose counter. It lets you know exactly how many doses you have left and when it’s time to replace your inhaler. The counter numbers turn red letting you know it’s time to refill your prescription.
Other than inhaler medicines, there are other ways that people can manage COPD symptoms. The first step is to see a healthcare provider if you think you, or someone you know, has COPD.
Our COPD symptoms checklist can help you explain your symptoms to your healthcare provider.
ProAir® HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol is indicated in patients 4 years of age and older for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease and for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm.
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