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... I'm a 23 year old male who has had asthma since birth but was considerably worsened a few years back whilst i was on holiday. Since the holiday in 1999 i have been on Flixotide and Serevent inhalers, Uniphylin tablets along with Syntaris Nasal spray and Fexfandine Tablets for Hayfever. I have also tried singulair bu this didn't seem to have any effect on me. I am very... (9 replies)
... They know reasonably well what the long-term considerations are -- they've been using these drugs for going on thirty years now. Low-dose inhaled corticosteroids have very few long-term effects. The biggest problem is high-dose inhaled corticosteroids in children causing possible stunted growth, but in studies it seems like these kids will eventually reach the proper... (14 replies)
... This has been truly helpful. I shall tread carefully, and look further into this matter :) On a more serious note, yet not any less true - I thank all of you, I've completely changed my mindset regarding treatment and it'll most likely greatly benefit me. Once again, and it doesn't seem to be enough, Thank. You.. Hope you all have the rest of a great day. And good bye c:... (11 replies)

... undefined New to this list - would welcome comments/advice - I have been chronic asthmatic since 8 yrs old - now 45 - controlled with ventolin/beclomethasone/anti-histamines/occasionally steroids - I was prescribed theophylline twice in the past for short term use during colds/flu but doc won't give me again - not sure why as they relieve me better than anything else, tried... (3 replies)
Medication error
Nov 28, 2003
... Thanks everyone for your input especially since they are long and quite detailed posts. I have a few comments however that might clear things up. Wrin seems to think this mistake was done 19 years ago. ... (11 replies)
Asthma???
May 28, 2008
... they tend to focus on resolving your immediate symptoms, and it sounds like you've had a long term problem that is flaring up. ... (6 replies)
Inhaler pricing?
Oct 22, 2010
... I'm a life long asthmatic who has managed my symptoms with occasional emergency use. ... (1 replies)
... TrisT, My daughter started using Ventolin (Albuterol) when she was 18 months old via nebulizer. She is now 24 years old and I can most definitely say she does not have any long term negative problems from using Ventolin (Albuterol). I will again say --- Please use your Asthma medications as prescribed. (11 replies)
... It will NOT help with any long term inflammation. You would need an inhaled steroid for that. ... (2 replies)
... of the time. I might become allergic to Ventolin Diskus in a few more months, but then again I might find myself able to tolerate it long term. Who knows! ... (7 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)
... is chronic yeast infections, gum problems, and bone loss. That's why it's even more important to eat properly and get moderate exercise to help combat the long term side effects of steroid meds. Make sure you floss and get your teeth and gums checked every six months by your dentist. ... (7 replies)
... Ah yes, I've learned that humidity is VERY, VERY evil. I can usually tell when it's going to be a bad day when my usual mucus is thicker and harder to move. I'm on Advair 500, Pulmicort, prednisone, Duoneb/combivent, Nexium, Nasonex, Allegra-D, a bunch of vitamins, and albuterol. Personally, I like Duoneb (not the taste! it kind of tastes nasty, but you'll get used to it. I... (8 replies)
... of inhaled steroids is definately best. Also, I'm not saying there aren't side effects, as a bit of the drug does get into your system, you only need to see the ventolin shakes to appreciate that. ... (5 replies)
Asthma and sex
Feb 27, 2015
... Yes, a long foreplay time can help, but the problem with an inhaler before sex is that, sincerely, it kills the mood...Maybe i'll talk with my doctor about a daily med. ... (4 replies)
... I agree with Quincy. As for long term use of rescue inhalers, I've had asthma for about 20 years and have been a jogger for 25 or more. ... (11 replies)
Asthma and sex
Feb 17, 2015
... As for a daily med, most asthmatics are on them for life so no, I wouldn't worry about long term use. ... (4 replies)
... Titchou, I'm not sure which new ones with HFA you're talking about. I bought my Ventolin HFA early this year and it does make me super shaky if used twice. But the one thing I would like to know is, is the nebulizer worse? ... (6 replies)
... I don't have an action plan other than my own 'if you need ventolin less than 4 hours after you took it (or more than four times in 24 hours), don't be an idiot - go straight to the ER so they can handle it.' It's the first time I've had to use it after my last self-care debacle. Remember, the last pulmonologists verdict after a couple of months of symbicort was that I 'didn't... (13 replies)
... I just found out there's actually a MDI version of Advair, I wish I had bought that one instead because Ventolin has always been easy to use, and I could always use a spacer if I had trouble. ... (8 replies)


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