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COPD- Oxygen level was at 87, now 92?

Posted 18 Mar 2014 by pamee 6 answers

I do not recall at what level of oxygen I should be at to see if I need to get back to the doctor today or if waiting until tomorrow would be alright? I am still having labored breathing. Any opinions?

Has anyone used Breo Ellipta the new inhaler for COPD? Any side effects? I am on Qvar now & have?

Posted 8 Apr 2014 by tess1938 16 answers

... used Alvesco & Advair in the past

What kind of specialist to see for weeping leg edema and cellulitis?

Posted 9 Sep 2013 by marymack1938 3 answers

My cousin has weeping leg edema, very painful, and his internist diagnosed it as cellulitis - He is 79 yrs old with emphysema - and not improving on an antibiotic - Is there a specialist he can see for this condition

How does prednisone help with emphysema?

Posted 26 Jan 2011 by mightymerc 3 answers

Im 47 alpha1 severe emphysema and would take any medicine to improve my breathing so any info would be great,thanks.

Can I take guaifenesin for a non-productive cough that causes spasms?

Posted 21 Jun 2013 by sick2013 8 answers

for chronic bronchitis? a hard, painful cough that causes muscle pains, ear pain, headaches. feels like evrything is insid emy stomach but must be bottom of lungs. Just want to move th emucus out

Is COPD a contagious disease, can it be contracted by being around a person who has it?

Posted 18 May 2014 by aroundworld 4 answers

I was always in close contact with my mother for several days, who due to her COPD condition could no longer breathe on her own.

Best cough syrup for productive cough?

Posted 10 Mar 2013 by sajilamaryemmanuel 3 answers

in the case of copd.

Votrient stage 4 renal cancer. Side effects? Does this even work?

Posted 6 days ago by Noey0831 0 answers

My father had his right Kidney removed in July of 2016. He also has COPD. The Dr. advised he took all the cancer out and he did not need chemo or radiation. He had bloods done in October of 2016 and January of 2017 all of which came back normal. This past March I returned home from vacation to ...

I have recently started taking Advair 500 discus: I perceive that I am getting to be more irritable?

Posted 2 Apr 2017 by Trusha 1 answer

Irritability is known to be one of the less frequent side effects of Advair. It must be the Salmeterol that causes it because I take Fluticasone in Breo Ellipta 100 and the same level of irritability was not present. However the vilanterol in Breo causes terrible hoarseness. Both work well on my ...

Anyone know if it can be used in a regular vaporizer. Need to attack COPD?

Posted 18 days ago by Brow 0 answers

I have used this for 4 yrs. and never been sick. Cold, flu, anything. I believe in the product, just didn't know about heating it in vaporizer. I still drink it every day with distilled water.

Does any one actually start feeling better during the Harvoni treatment? Can shortness of breath be

Posted 23 Mar 2017 by rc59 1 answer

... a side effect ? I have COPD and am experiencing more shortness of breath 21 days into taking Harvoni can this be a side effect or just the COPD?

Is montelukast safe for long term use for COPD?

Posted 31 Mar 2017 by Anita Frasure 0 answers

My husband has chronic COPD. He just got out of hospital for excaberated(spelling) COPD. They gave him a prescription for montelukast. For the first time in 16 months he can breathe better and has stopped coughing

What is stage 4 COPD?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by dkcutty 1 answer

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Are there any programs for people who cannot afford this?

Posted 25 Mar 2017 by Mule Skinner 1 answer

... medication but it was prescribed for them

I suffer with COPD and use albuterol with a nebulizer when I develop bronchitis.

Posted 24 Mar 2017 by L Green 0 answers

Instead of feeling my bronchial tubes open up I feel worse than when I started and have found chewing gum releases gas I'm thinking developed from using the nebulizer. It does bring up mucus eventually but very hard to breath before it does the trick. Any solutions??

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