Asphyxiant Inhalations Home Care
Home care for asphyxiant inhalations includes:
- Immediately move to an area where you can breathe fresh air.
- Breathe deeply to clear the lungs.
- Rinse the mouth with water and gargle.
- If you have asthma, use full doses of your regular medications.
- Do not smoke.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Take prescribed medications as directed:
- Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
- Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
- Take nonprescription cough medicine.
|110 lb (50 kg)||25 mg every 6-8 hours|
|132 lb-adult (60 kg)||30 mg every 6-8 hours|
Asphyxiant Inhalations Warning Signs
Notify your doctor for asphyxiant inhalations and any of the following:
Continue to Asphyxiant Inhalations Underlying Cause
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