BRONCHIAL CHALLENGE TEST (Methacholine Challenge)
This test is used for those suspected of asthma, but asthma was not clearly indicated by a Pulmonary Function Test (see above).
To prep for a Bronchial Challenge Test we ast that 8 hours before your test you avoid using Albuterol, Pro-Ai, Proventil, Ventolin and/or combivent. Twenty-four (24) hours prior to our test, you are to avoid Ipratropium Bromide/Atrovent. Forty-eight (48) hours before your test, you are to avoid using Serevent, Foradil and or Spiriva.