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... I have been using Spiriva recently, in addition to Albuterol, and while Albuterol is quite helpful, I have yet to see any notable positive effects from Spiriva. ... (4 replies)
... My ex husband has COPD and has been on Advair and Spiriva for several years. His breathing is getting worse and I told him he might have to get on Oxygen. He said Oxygen is bad for you because it hardens your lungs. Does anyone have any suggestions? ... (4 replies)
Advair to Spiriva
Sep 25, 2009
... over the years. Somehow I change my dose from 2x to 1x and a MD told me he thought I didn't need it. At first I was doing just fine but then began having SOB at night. ... (0 replies)

... Three years ago my 61 year old husband was diagnosed with COPD. He was put on Advair and Spiriva and then this past December they had him sleep for two nights with an oxygen sensor to determine his sleeping oxygen levels. ... (1 replies)
Copd im scared
Mar 9, 2013
... I know it is expensive and I do understand that sometimes you just might not have the money. ... (6 replies)
... twice a day and Spiriva once a day for COPD along with an albuterol inhaler and have been steadily gaining weight even though I workout 5 days a week. I saw some older posts from people experiencing similar problems. ... (0 replies)
... I have been on Advair for many years and this year I tried to stop it. It did not work and I developed SOB at night. ... (2 replies)
... I was on both Advair and Spiriva. The Advair when he kept raising the dosage started causing a lot of side effects. So I stopped using both of them. ... (11 replies)
... I have had mac for over 8 years and have been virtually untreated. Don't know how I got it but I have bronchiectasis so that left me open for lung diseases. Couldn't tolerate 2 out of the 3 drugs. ... (9 replies)
Spiriva and advair
Jan 14, 2008
... The important thing is which is best for YOU! I tried Advair and it did nothing. Spiriva has made it possible to hardly ever use my "rescue" inhaler. My best friend had exactly the opposite results. Ask you doc fopr samples and see what happens. ... (7 replies)
... thank you so much for the information about advair and spirava. I will ask the pulmonary doctor about switching. Happy New year to you.. ... (7 replies)
... up and ended up in the hospital. They discovered she has emphysema and is currently taking Advair and Spiriva I believe. It appears to be mild and she's managing it rather well. ... (0 replies)
Copd & emphysema
May 9, 2005
... meaning he is unable to empty his lungs to take a new breath. Hopefully this Advair and Spiriva will help him to breathe better for several more years if he takes care of himself. ... (19 replies)
... Wondering what the consensus is as to which of these have helped folks the most w/ Copd and/or Asthma. I was on Advair, but could not deal with the loss of my voice. Otherwise it caused no other problems. Have been switched to Symbicort, but concerned about the warnings re: death from Formoterol. Is this warning over-hyped ? (0 replies)
To magicmommie
Apr 28, 2012
... on a league. Your husband needs a competent pulmonologist. Many are at Emory University Medical Hospital. No mention of meds like I take to control COPD Spiriva, Advair and Albuterol. I have to force myself to exercise but it's like running track, once you get going your breathing becomes easier. ... (0 replies)
... ad "bronchial obstruction, exacerbated". Had another "not breathing" attack that night in ICU. They also found emphysema. Gave me Spiriva, Prednisone, Levaquin and Advair and SVN breathing machine. ... (5 replies)
... for a lung transplant. I had one five years ago and surgery was pretty rough. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I was on Advair, until I went on Medicare and lost myBCBS scripts plan. ... (2 replies)
... up. I think by not going cold turkey and just reducing dosages it helped me adapt better. ... (2 replies)
... Doctors who treat the condition will attempt to control the person's shortness of breath by trying to use the least puffers possible. Spiriva is usually the first choice, but if the person is still having shortness of breath, advair is often added. ... (1 replies)


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