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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.

Anoro Ellipta - Why is Anoro Elipta so incredibly effective?

Posted 24 May 2017 by Charles Kingsford 0 answers

I hope I'm wrong but the consistently superlative remarks and ultra fast improvements reported on the reviews page make a rational person think something is not quite unvarnished, truth-wise... or this is literally a miracle drug. I've just begun using it today. I certainly hope if has ...

Can you take Symbicort and Mucinex DM?

Posted 11 May 2017 by j wert 2 answers

My mom has heart trouble and COPD can she take both?

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

Posted 19 Apr 2017 by Noey0831 2 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 ...

15 month overdosing on brimonidine eye drops resulting in mucus producing cough...

Posted 6 May 2017 by Amiericht 1 answer

... that has lasted months. Xrays show infiltration in lower lobs with diagnosis of pneumonia, but the ophthalmologist suspected it was the drug. Is this reversible? Diagnosis is tentatively COPD. Two Z packs and a round of prednisone have only had a little effect . Also severe fatigue. He was ...

I have COPD, using Stiolto and would like to find a med that works with Stiolto as well as?

Posted 7 May 2017 by Jdtank855 0 answers

... Prednisone as i cannot take Prednisone all the time, do you have any answers? Prednisone works wonders and hopeful there is one that can work almost as well.

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 ...

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

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