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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

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?

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.

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.

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

Best cough syrup for productive cough?

Posted 10 Mar 2013 by sajilamaryemmanuel 3 answers

in the case of copd.

Prednisolone - Is this the same as prednisone?

Posted 20 Dec 2017 by Rip67 2 answers

Yes or no?

Is fenoterol available in the US?

Posted 20 Feb 2018 by kay341 0 answers

Family member suffers from pulmonary hypertension, emphysema and COPD. Please advise new alternative drugs that are available or upcoming for best solution. Thank you.

What is a replacement for Advair 100 discus?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 by Trusha 2 answers

I have hoarseness (quite severe) due to Salmeterol in Advair or Vilanterol in Breo Ellipta. I gargle with warm water after each inhalation, but hoarseness persists throughout the day. Is there a COPD / asthma medication that does not have this side-effect? I do need to take the ICS / LABA combo. ...

Could my change from Spiriva and Advair, to Anoro for COPD account for new shortness of breath?

Posted 16 Jan 2018 by delores cruzio 0 answers

I've had COPD for years, but have never had shortness of breath as a problem except when I tried to run or climb a steep hill. Now I have breathing problems with only slight exertion or none at all. I would like to know if the change of medication a few months ago might account for the new ...

I have just started prednisone but I also take buspar 1/2 10mg 3 times a day?

Posted 28 Jan 2018 by MYRNA1938 0 answers

I have been getting shakiness confusion etc I have taken this couple hours apart The prednisone is 40 mg a day I have been on Buspar since Dec 9 2017 Is this an interaction between the two

Breo Ellipta - is Encruse Ellipta a steriod?

Posted 14 Jan 2018 by rollinsa 0 answers

Steroids increases my blood glucose readings. I noticed my blood glucose has increased since being put on Encruse Ellipta?

I take 20 mg of predisone every 2 months for five days. This is not enough to help my COPD. How?

Posted 11 Jan 2018 by jonan89 0 answers

... often can it be taken in order to help longer?

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