I was diagnosed years ago with exercise induced asthma. But I never really had what I thought were true symptoms until this year. Feeling short of breathe a lot and sometimes wheezing.
So I went to a pulmonary doc, had the big test and no wonder I couldn't breathe. My small lung function was at 40%, overall lung function 66%. So doc put me on 3 inhalers, Spiriva,... (3 replies)
... If you or someone you know has taken this steroid inhaler and has caused ...contact our office" OR There becomes a recall because of long term use of steroid inhalers can have been found to cause.... ... (5 replies)
... I am suffering with the same symptoms. They started me on Zantac for two months which did nothing. I had Chest x-rays done, MRI's done Breathing tests for asthma. All came back negative. I even went to a pulminologist and he did more tests. The pulminoligist sent me back to asthma/allergy Dr. The diagnosed me with an allergy induced asthma. I'm presently getting allergy shots... (7 replies)
... I have scratchy, dry, hoarse throat after inhaling Spiriva and Advair. Sometimes it hurts to talk. Is this a common side effect of these inhalers? ... (4 replies)
... Hello everyone - I'm new to this site and in desperate need of any advice anyone can give me.
I'm a 29yr old female with no prior history of asthma except for the occasional wheezing/coughing after running in the cold. Even during those previous episodes I never felt wheezy during the workout and never felt short of breath (beyond the usual heavy exercise breathing)... (7 replies)
... I know it's for COPD but some folks use Spiriva for asthma. Have you tried it? ... (7 replies)
... mg of Prednisone for 7 days till the attack subsides. I am also on Pulmicort twice a day, Foradil twice a day, Singulair one pill at night, Spiriva once a day, and Theophylline 300 mg twice a day. ... (7 replies)
... When I was on Flovent and Serevent (as separate inhalers before Advair came out), the Flovent gave me repeated bronchial infections and I finally ended up with pneumonia. Since my Dr. suspected it was the Flovent and not the Serevent, he kept me on Serevent and added Aerobid (a different steroid inhaler.) I did well on this combo but, because I had to use 4 puffs twice a day... (20 replies)
... not on the inside but on the out side.He has never had these problems with all the other inhalers that he has used for many years. ... (2 replies)
... Posing this for my reference & for others.
Helps when I want to quikly look up & clarify what drug someone has mentioned they are taking.
BRONCHODILATORS Beta 2 agonists) RESCUE SHORT ACTING INHALERS
(Brand name/Drug Name)
1. Xopenex(levalbuterol) *Some people report less jittery side effects than allbuterol
2. Proventil & Ventolin (albuterol/U.S.... (0 replies)