... Montelukast, Doc added an extra 2 puffs of Pulmicort a new short 6 day burst of 50 mg prednisone, and keep the same as usual. Be more aggressive with GERD, and thats it. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Quincy,
No I've never been on Pulmicort, but I was on Qvar (80) for several months. It seemed to work for the first couple months, but then stopped. Allergist just switched me to Dulera yesterday, so I'm trying that along with my Prednisone -- which I'm halfway done with and doesn't seem to be working.
Allergist did suspect I had "silent reflux" earlier this year, and... (15 replies)
... Hi...ditto above suggestions.
Were you never on a steroid inhaler such as pulmicort?
Have you been checked for reflux disease?
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... I called my Pharmacist today. He said it was fine to use the Dulera and Pulmicort at the same time with no wait in between. ... (2 replies)
... Last Friday, my doctor added Pulmicort 180mcg to my regimen. ... (2 replies)
... I went to see my asthma educator as well as my family doctor this week. They said that living constantly with my perennial triggers(mold/dust) poor air are the cause of this flare up. I can't move until the end of April. They wanted me to try singulair but it's not covered on my drug plan so my doctor is sending a form for compassionate samples. I'm hoping that will work out.... (3 replies)
... and Metoprolol but the doctor and pharmacist seem to think its ok anyway. He also gave me Symbicort and Pulmicort to try if I didn't like the Dulera. What are your experiences with these meds? ... (1 replies)
... but it will certainly ease the symptoms. An asthma attack's basic symptoms are the breathing and heart rate quickening. I've had asthma since I was little, and Pulmicort is one of the medicines I turn to in the event of an attack. Inhaled steroids is what they prescribe for daily use to prevent attacks. ... (5 replies)
... At her age, it might go away, it often does. But inflammation feeds on itself, so the Pulmicort will keep down the inflammation in her lungs, which will prevent her from having breathing problems now, and hopefully help her lungs get stronger as she grows. ... (5 replies)
... Her pediatrician is putting her on pulmicort .25mg twice a day for the remainder of this winter. She thinks she could have asthma, but is too young to cooperate with the breathing test to diagnose it. ... (5 replies)
... Well thanks for the info but you still didn't say "what" the osteopath does for your son...other than you "take your son there" - what happens at there? I don't know how they are helping and what they are doing and would like to understand more.
On my thread about the alternative to pulmicort 43 people read my question but not one person bothered to reply - I see that is a... (6 replies)
... I don't like using pulmicort either and just started another thread about a more natural alternative. ... (6 replies)
... to help calm things down and hopefully if he had a bad coughing fit then the pulmicort would prepare him and make it less severe. ... (0 replies)
... I am new to posting here, but I have been reading posts now for over a year on asthma and allergies because my 4 year old (at the time) was diagnosed with both those things. The steroids he was on (pulmicort and xoponex) in his nebulizer were making him nuts. When I spoke with his allergist about using another remedy he told me that was it basically. I could have him "crazy"... (6 replies)
... so far i am having luck with the pulmicort flexhaler. It seems to be kicking in....im sure it will get better from here. ... (17 replies)
... It would be nice to know why they added it. I am trying the pulmicort flexhaler again today....I will give it a month and hope it starts working. Its strange the paper that comes with the medications that shows the trail results. ... (17 replies)
... yeah....the lactose additive is interesting. I would think it's some sort of buffer...maybe I'll email the company and find out what's going on since I LOVE the pulmicort "regular", and if it'll still be available. I hate changes like that. ... (17 replies)
... flexhaler is actually the new version of pulmicort. For some reason the company thought they needed to change it...I agree with the change in the mouth piece change. So, it makes me wonder why they add lactose in the powder steroids like advair,pulmicort flexhaler and so on ?????????? (17 replies)
... the gym allot so i use it allot for that. But when the pollen is high i tend to use it. Or if i go on a long car drive i use it. I am still on singulair. The new pulmicort changed their formula. So, they added milk proteins or something just like all the other powder steroids. I might give the new pulmicort another try. ... (17 replies)
... The pulmicort turbuhaler 200 x2 daily I took for 5 years and it worked great for my ashtma. 2006 I added singulair to my asthma treatment and around 2008 stopped taking it. ... (17 replies)