emphysema

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bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness albuterol , Proventil , Ventolin
bronchodilator (trade name Alupent) used to treat asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects include tachycardia and shakiness Alupent , metaproterenol
theophylline derivative that is used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of bronchial asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis aminophylline
chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks broken wind , heaves
acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood carbon dioxide acidosis , respiratory acidosis
nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis; usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
form of dyspnea in which the person can breathe comfortably only when standing or sitting erect; associated with asthma and emphysema and angina pectoris orthopnea
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