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To Xolair or not to Xolair?

Posted 13 Aug 2015 by stkats101 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 ...

Has anyone used their nebulizer breathing in Albuterol while taking once a day Spiriva?

Posted 24 Apr 2015 by kattop1953 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 ...

Is dexpak a good drug to take?

Posted 11 Apr 2015 by Mls51929 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 ...

Need Advice - I am newly diagnosed with bronchiectasis?

Posted 30 Oct 2014 by tonyplake 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 Krowe123 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

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