... I have most of the symptoms you have, except not as severe. I live in SW Florida, where spring allergy is a killer this year for allergy suffers. I am on Symbicort and Flonasee for years. ... (4 replies)
... If there were any documented ill effects of long term pseudohed usage, you would have found it by now. Your best bet is to ask the pharmacist directly.
VPY (5 replies)
... Hi all. I have CVA that originates from my upper respiratory tract and have had it for 5-6 years.
Besides the regular asthma meds (Spiriva, symbicort, albuterol, etc) I take Allegra and Pseudophed daily. Never more than the max doseages.
My question is, is there any documented ill effects of long term pseudohed usage.
I've done an extensive internet search and... (5 replies)
... I'd hate to have Copd....asthma is bad enough!! I see my lung doctor in 2 weeks again and I'll ask for sure....he's the type that doesn't like putting names in illnesses. But I'd like to know for sure either way. He's a great doctor but. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I was just curious to know if anyone has been put on the Spiriva inhaler for asthma? ... (5 replies)
... since I was 3 months old, and after spending the last 10 years believing that I was going to die of either a major asthma attack or phnemonia....I finally feel like a normal asthma free human being. It's been 3 months now since my new asthma doc put me on Spiriva. ... (2 replies)
... Hello. I am on Symbicort for my asthma but it is also used for COPD. A lot of medicines can have multiple uses. For example I use Lyrica, a antiseizure drug, for neuropathy. I was also on a Brovana , a nebulizer drug for COPD, when I first got sick with Asthma. If it is working then take it and don't worry. ... (5 replies)
... bronchitis are included under the COPD umbrella. It may be due to that. As long as it helps, I would just go with the flow. Additionally, some doctors include asthma under COPD though it's not listed usually. ... (5 replies)
... I take spiriva for my asthma too, it's aimed at COPD in England as well, the drs at the Royal Brompton hospital in London put me on it. ... (1 replies)
... I am a 49 year old woman who was told that I have asthma only in the last 2 years. The first time was after having bronchitis. ... (4 replies)
... i don't have asthma or COPD....i paralyzed the left lobe of my diaphragm and so my left lung has no air being pumped thru.... ... (2 replies)
... We are here to see if we can be of assistance. Since you have stated that this helped you, it you are trying to offer assistance yourself. Thanks for doing so; perhaps it will help someone else. (2 replies)
... I've known of some. I haven't been but a relative was and so was a friend. They eventually transitioned back to their regular med though. (5 replies)
... True but are any other asthmatics on this puffer one here? (5 replies)
... You need to understand something. There is no cure for asthma. You are always, always going to be dependent on some form of medication. ... (27 replies)
... I am suffering with the same symptoms. They started me on Zantac for two months which did nothing. ... (7 replies)
... I know it's for COPD but some folks use Spiriva for asthma. Have you tried it? ... (7 replies)
... I take Spiriva for copd along with a long list of asthma meds. ... (1 replies)
... I thought Spiriva was for COPD (Chronic Bronchitis, etc) not Asthma. At least that's what the commericals and their web site say.
Maybe you just need different meds, or a greater variety. I'm on 6 for asthma, *plus* rescuer!:) (5 replies)
... I have been on Spiriva for a while now and it is great. Once a day, is a big change from all the hand inhaulers I was on. My Mom also used it and she done very well it on too. ... (8 replies)