Skip to content
children & asthma
katecrow325 posted:
I don't have asthma so I'm not sure how it feels, but I'm sure my daughter is miserable. She is 10 years old and can't quit coughing. Now she has thrown up 4 times. I think it's just from the coughing, She has used her inhaler but it doesn't seem to be helping. Is this a time I should be taking her in to the hospital?
bresky responded:
Hi katecrow

Sorry it took awhile for someone to apply. How is your daughter feeling now? I have cough variant asthma so I tend to constantly cough also, I go in if I am unable to speak more than a few words at a time, my rescue inhaler stops working or I am becoming extremely exhausted. If you feel she needs to go in don't hesitate to take her. I have coughed until I have thrown up its not fun.
Let me know how it is going.

Helpful Tips

Asthma InhalersExpert
There are several types of inhalers for asthma. Some inhalers (inhaled steroids) are controller medications that are used on a daily basis ... More
Was this Helpful?
126 of 157 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Asthma and Allergies Center