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What is Maxair?

Maxair (pirbuterol) is a prescription drug used to treat people with asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis or other lung diseases that cause wheezing, shortness of breath and other trouble breathing. It is an inhaled drug and works by relaxing the air passages in the lungs, helping them open.

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