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... 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)
... Hello I don't know about the one med but my pulmonary doctor told me to use the albuterol and wait a few minutes and then use the Spiriva. He said it helps the Spiriva work better. ... (3 replies)
... My husband takes foradil and spiriva in the morning and foradil at night. Is it okay for him to take his albuterol inhaler also in the morning and at night? ... (3 replies)

... 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. I have oxygen too, but rarely use it, as it doesn't really seem to help much. ... (4 replies)
... Ventolin (albuterol) is generally used for asthma or COPD, but is considered very safe. It's good you are having pulmonary function tests. Note: Spiriva is a newer long-lasting form of Atrovent. (1 replies)
... Xopenex is a kinder, gentler albuterol you might ask your dr. if you could try. It's also easier on the heart. I have severe COPD and use Spiriva once a day and foridil twice a day and seldom need a neb or inhaler anymore . I do keep xopenex inhalers on hand for rescue. ... (3 replies)
... and the Advair did nothing. Once I was put on the Spiriva it was only 2 weeks and I felt almost normal. It really is a matter of trial and what works for you. I use the albeuterol now before the Spiriva and that's the only time. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I don't know about that one med either, but even though I have been DX with COPD, the Dr tried changing my Advair Inhaher to Spiriva, and oh my! That stuff I tried for five weeks and instead of breathing better I used the Albuterol more and more. ... (3 replies)
... I have had a chronic cough for 4 months! I am not a smoker... never have been. Had all the PFT testing done and it all came out normal. ... (4 replies)
To magicmommie
Apr 28, 2012
... ague. 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)
... After reading these passages I think I'm more confused than I thought I was. My mom is 63 and has been told she's in "end stage" COPD. ... (9 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with emphysema. Fairly severe. I am on oxygen and use an albuterol inhaler. They wanted me to go on Advair but I am concerned about the side effects. ... (11 replies)
Copd?
Apr 29, 2007
... that's when lack of 02 can harm the heart and other organs. Of course, the higher, the better. My pulmo feels staying at 94 during exercise is a goal to strive for. ... (10 replies)
... My husband takes spiriva and foradil. They have helped him tremendously. Look into these medications. Best of luck to you. Oh, he also has an albuterol inhaler as a rescue inhaler when he needs it. ... (19 replies)
... to prescribe you Spiriva.That inhaler is a medicine .When you first take it,all you do is cough up phlem and when your done with the coughing,you can breath great for a while.The you sort of level off and keep on taking it. ... (19 replies)




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