User Reviews for Daliresp
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Reviews for Daliresp to treat COPD
Review by 63:
Made huge difference in breathing and lessened exacerbations!
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July 17, 2014 11:59 AM
Review by Cindy lindsey:
This medication is wonderful. I just wish I could afford it. I recently got health insurance and it cost $250.00 a month and I was getting samples from my doctor when they had them which I know if I took it on a regular basis it would make me feel a hundred times better. It's great and keeps me out of the hospital!
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June 1, 2014 8:40 AM
Review by Breathing easier in MT (taken for 1 to 2 years):
Medicine took water weight of 24lb immediately and another 9 lb. in the next 2 weeks. Helped my breathing almost immediately. Was nauseous for 6 months, however I took med at night to sleep through nausea. Have used for 1 1/2 yrs. and no more side effects. Does help keep swelling to a minimum in entire body.
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October 16, 2013 11:24 PM
Review by LACE1941 (taken for 1 to 6 months):
I started with a sample from my doctor. After using daliresp I didn't notice any change in my breathing after only 4 days I realized I didn't use my nebulizer as much. I can't believe this little pill could help so much..Bravo. Only problem I won't be able to get another prescription due to the high co pay, what a shame. I do recommend this medication highly.
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September 30, 2013 2:35 PM
Review by ejarm (taken for 1 to 6 months):
Prior to taking Daliresp - had to take inhalers everyday (always before exercising, occasionally just to breathe normally), frequent lung infections (3-4 per year). Felt like I had a lung infection once again when the doctor prescribed this med instead of the typical antibiotics and prednisone. After taking Daliresp - felt much better in a few days, no longer need to take inhalers (only 1x in last 30 days) and exercising (jogging and weights) almost everyday. Big improvement. Only downside - occasional headaches, maybe 3-4 times per week that go away after a couple advils. Overall, big improvement in quality of life.
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July 16, 2013 3:56 AM
Review by JO Ann T:
I started it 3 days ago. I felt better on the 2nd day.
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April 25, 2013 6:36 AM
Review by Anchorron:
Been taking Daliresp for about a year. It has definitively helped my breathing. I am diagnosed with severe COPD. This medicine and twice daily nebulizing with Brovana and Budesonide and Ipratropium for rescue has really helped me.
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April 2, 2013 6:45 PM
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
I have been using Daliresp for 1 week now. It appears to have improved my breathing but I have several of the side-effects. Now I'm having problems with diarrhea, anxiety and trouble sleeping. I've got a call into my doctor now to see if the side-effects will go away. If they don't I'll have to go back to Advair.
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February 6, 2013 10:45 AM
Review by jobernard (taken for 1 to 6 months):
Originally I had no side effects on Daliresp and noticed better breathing, but after two months I noticed a moderate tremor. PCP put me on primidone for benign essential tremor. After another month the tremor increased significantly and I asked my pharmacist what drugs could be causing this. After she told me Daliresp, I went online to the manufacturer's website and discovered that primidone should NOT be used with Daliresp. Since it is the weekend and my tremors are continuing to increase to the prevention of some normal activities, I've stopped using both until I can talk to doctor's on Monday.
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August 4, 2012 3:48 PM
Review by Anonymous (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Been on Daliresp for 11 months. No weight loss or stomach issues. Has greatly improved shortness of breath and no bronchitis flare ups. Before Daliresp you could count on at least 3 to 4 flare ups per year.
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July 18, 2012 4:40 PM
Review by Anonymous:
My husband learned about Daliresp 50mcg after being in ICU for a month...Breathing has improved a great deal.
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March 11, 2012 11:26 AM
Review by The one that takes care of the Dad.:
Wow, this pill has helped my father big time. He has been on it since August of 2011 and no exacerbation since then. My father had 3 of them last winter, but thanks to this product, none since he's been taking it. His doctor also said that it would take a while to kick in, however so far so good and he claims that he can breath better.
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February 19, 2012 11:10 PM
Review by Diana m:
I have been on this only a short time with no side effects and my breathing has improved so much. I believe I can shortly be taken off of prednisone for the first time in 30 months using this along with Brovana and budesonide. No need to say I am thrilled. Now just need to get my insurance to help pay for this.
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December 2, 2011 9:36 PM
Review by Emberlees:
Got prescribed this as I'm allergic to prednisone. On it for 3 weeks but only taking 1/2 of the 500 pill daily with food as it was making me quite nauseated and continues but not as bad. A little apprehensive about taking a new medicine (FDA approval 05/11).
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November 13, 2011 11:48 AM
Review by Anonymous:
Have been on Daliresp for one month now, no problems and seems to help. Can feel a difference in my shortness of breath. So far so good.
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November 2, 2011 10:26 AM
Review by Hacko:
No side effects at all.
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October 20, 2011 3:53 PM
Learn more about COPD
Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Acute Bronchitis
- Acute Bronchitis In Children
- Chronic Bronchitis
- Chronic Cough
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Copd Exacerbation, Ambulatory Care
- Copd, Ambulatory Care
Related encyclopedia articles:
- Bronchitis - acute
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Drug-induced pulmonary disease
- Industrial bronchitis
- Intercostal retractions
- Lung diffusion testing
- Lung disease - resources
- Lung problems and volcano smog
- Lung transplant
- Nasal CPAP
- Pulmonary ventilation/perfusion scan
- Routine sputum culture
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