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How soon after I start using Maxair will my symptoms improve?

Your breathing symptoms are likely to improve within five minutes of using the Maxair (pirbuterol) inhaler. The effects of the drug can last five hours or longer. Be sure to take it only as directed. Talk to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after using Maxair.

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