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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. ... (0 replies)
... start the Advair and I did but this time I became very tired and lightheaded but it did stop the PM SOB. While at a OV with my GP he suggested I try Spiriva and I did. Within a week my PM SOB really got bad and I went back on Advair. At the next OV with that GP he suggested I try Symbicort and I did. ... (2 replies)
Advair to Spiriva
Sep 25, 2009
... va. I have been on it two day and I have some SOB especially when laying down. My energy level is also drained on this med. I have read it takes two weeks for Spiriva to have full effect. So I will give Spiriva two weeks and use my rescue inhaler when needed. ... (0 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)
... why take spiriva and advair both (1 replies)
Spiriva and advair
Jan 15, 2008
... I'm now on Advair twice a day, 11 am and 11 pm. I have been taking Spiriva once, in the middle of the day. ... (7 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)
... so which of the two spiriva or advair is best for COPD. are you using them or are you a medical person? ... (7 replies)
... Spiriva is ipratropium Actually it is Tiotropium. Atrovent is Ipatropium. (7 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)
Spiriva and advair
Dec 25, 2007
... what is the difference between spiriva and advair when one has COPD (7 replies)
... Atrovent is an anticholinergic medication like Spiriva. It's generic name is ipratropium bromide. It'd probably be worth it to ask the doctor about it. It's available with albuterol in it also, in a nebulized medication called Duoneb. (4 replies)
... atrovent is the same family as spiriva, i think spiriva is the longer acting version of the two. ... (4 replies)
... Does he use atrovent ? It's an inhaled medication, for both the inhaler and nebulizer, that's in the same family as Spiriva. (4 replies)
... my father was diagnosed w/ COPD a few months ago. his doctor put him on Spiriva, it was working wonderfully until he started developing mouth fungal infections and ulcers in his mouth. They have tried him on fungal medicines and none of these will kill the fungus. His doctor now is taking him off of the Spiriva. This is depressing because this was working so great. Does anyone... (4 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)
Copd im scared
Mar 9, 2013
... hat give the medication out for free if certain criteria are met. There was a point after I went on disability but before I had medicare, when I got advair, and spiriva that way. I went on the web sites for the manufacturers and found their programs. ... (6 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. ... (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. ... (4 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)




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