Methacholine

What is Methacholine?

Methacholine (INN, USAN) (trade name Provocholine) is a synthetic choline ester that acts as a non-selective muscarinic receptor agonist in the parasympathetic nervous system.

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Over 14 Years , I have taken 6 Pulmonary Function
tests. The First Test taken in late 2000, the last July of 2014 . The first had the following...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
shortness of breath

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thank you for contacting HCM. Your PFT's has been pretty much the sameover the years except...

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I've been tested last month with spirometry (completly normale) and methacholine (negative).
Lungs clear just a little hoarsness with sore throath....

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You might be worsen due to poor inhaler technique.

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Thanks for your question on HCM.
I can understand your situation...

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I have shortness of breath after walking 20 feet. I have MDS. I start chemo Monday. My red blood count is 8.6. According to doctors my symptons are...

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Brief Answer:
Rule out exercise induced asthma/ GERD

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you for trusting HCM

Since you had extensive investigations...

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