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... 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)
... as my asthma got worse. ... (2 replies)
Spiriva and advair
Dec 26, 2007
... However, both Spiriva and Advair are compatible and may be taken together if prescribed by your doctor. ... (7 replies)

... I do have a pulmo, Rod, and tried Spiriva but it made my shortness of breath worse--but i'm going to try again. i don't have any cough or mucous at all but sure appreciate your suggestions. (19 replies)
... PFM are not used on a regular basis for emphysema because it is a constant . Asthma readings can and should be much higher on a day to day basis and will go lower if you are having a problem. ... (19 replies)
... My husband takes spiriva and foradil. They have helped him tremendously. Look into these medications. Best of luck to you. ... (19 replies)
... You should ask your pulmonary doctor(if you have one)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.One of mans great accomplishments to heal the sick.But,Always remember the God gave man the brains to... (19 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. Now, I have develped SEVERE bronchial spasms that are not improved by any of the standard asthma meds (albuterol, spiriva, flovent, etc). I've been on steroids for 4 months now and just seem to be going downhill! I feel like I am dying... (4 replies)
Advice -ASAP!
May 2, 2011
... Do I need to find a new doc ASAP?? I am concerned about the MD I was sent to with lung problem-may have COPD, too sick for the real tests. been on one set of meds from internist since last Monday, finally got in to see refered pulmonary doc last Thursday. he added more meds (will list below). The pulmonary doc's card says Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine... (0 replies)
... is generally used for asthma or COPD, but is considered very safe. It's good you are having pulmonary function tests. ... (1 replies)
My bronchitis deal
Jan 16, 2008
... Yeah, I am still battling bronchitis for 3 months now, it has gotten better and I beleive it is almost done. Been on z-pack, advair, spiriva, nasacort, the doctor does not think it is asthma as this is the first time i have had this, i also have allergies/post nasal drip and gerd...I have been so depressed, but hopefully this is finally coming to an end,. (8 replies)
... l the information and insight. All of this really helps and at this point, I need all the help I can get. It's funny you mentioned your dr. advising not to use Spiriva yet until you really need it because I was going to ask mine if I could get it. ... (10 replies)
... for me. Be sure and ask your Pulmonary doctor if after the testing, if you have much of an asthmatic component to your Copd. If you do, this is great news. Some asthma can be treated and you could get better. Emphysema doesn't ever get better...all you can do is slow downt the progression... ... (10 replies)
... I have had a similar problem which my Asthma/Allergy Doctor has given me like 5 things to take. Spiriva, Asmanex, antibiotic, Certuss, and probiotics. I also, last week had a cortisone shot. I have less mucus and am feeling better. I go back in a month for another checkup. They always do a breathing test. The Dr. said she is treating me for chronic bronchitis. If I had... (7 replies)
Copd?
Apr 30, 2007
... either your pulmo or 02 provider should do this for you. It sure sounds like you have an asthma component and maybe allergies? ... (10 replies)
Chronic cough
Oct 3, 2006
... I have been taking advair for my asthma for the last 4 years as well as singulair, spiriva, prednisone and do nebulizer treatments for the asthma so I am sure that my cough aint related to my astma. I am glad to hear that advair has helped you. ... (14 replies)
... vived the surgery and that he was even more surprised I had survived the first week after surgery. He gave me symbicort and said take it two timestwice a day and spiriva and take this once each morning and said that would fix me. Unfortunately I did not see him gain for nearly a month as he went on holidays two days later. ... (1 replies)




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