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Posted 13 Aug 2015 by • 2 answers
My Allergist/Immunologist and my Pulmonologist have both suggested that I look into starting Xolair. I am a 21 year old university student with moderate to sever "Brittle" asthma and moderate Mast Cell Activation Disorder. Studies have shown that Xolair can work for both illnesses though ...
Posted 24 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
I was given a breathing med (Albuterol) to place in my nebulizer to do a three times a day breathing treatment. Recently my pulmonologist gave me Spiriva to take which is a once a day inhaler. This is not doing the trick because I have problems breating at night. I want to use my nebulizer with the ...
Posted 11 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
My pulmonologist prescribed dexpak 13 day. The reviews are scaring me. I took 3 1.5 before breakfast today. I have pulmonary fibrosis caused by pnumonia in 2010. 25%of lungs damaged. Have done very well. Rarely needed oxygen until lately. Short of breath. Any help or advice about this drug? Thank ...
Posted 30 Oct 2014 by • 1 answer
It took my pulmonologist 3 months to get rid of my initial infection. I had to suggest to him to perform a bronchoscopy on me to find out what the bacterial agent was. Otherwise, I guess I would still be coughing up green mucus, breaking ribs, having people stare at me in public, and taking ...
I have been on prednisone for 16years for COPD and my new pulmonologist said he could get me off of?
Posted 17 May 2014 by • 2 answers
It. Last time I tried I got off for 3 weeks, but the muscle, joint pain made me go back after 3 weeks. Couldn't sleep or function because of the pain. I presently take 20 mg a day. Anyone got any ideas ... I really do hate taking it. Thanks. Karen