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Spiriva had caused me to gain weight which I can not lose, anyone have an answer?

I took Spiriva a couple of years ago for 6 weeks and gained an unsightly 22 lbs, all on the midsection and nowhere else. After dieting off and on for the last 6 months I still cannot lose the weight. My midsection is all bulged out and I look terrible. Does anyone have an answer to my problem. Bill

Metformin Allergy?

I'm pre-diabetic, and I've been this way many years. So as a precaution my Dr gave me Metformin 500 mg. On the 3rd day I had an allergic reaction. I was itchy all over, and I felt slightly short of breath for several hours. I've stopped taking it and those symptoms are gone. One... read more

Diabetes, Type 2 - I would like to know if a blood sugar level of 136 can be treated with just diet?

... and exercise. I have COPD and I take Spiriva, Zyban and Albuterol and I am scared to take the medicines (Metformin 1000 mg and Pravastatin 40mg tabs) that my doctor gave me because of all of the side effects and drug interactions.

What are the effects of abruptly quitting Spiriva?

my mother in law quit taking Spiriva of her own accord and is experiencing light headedness and dizziness. She also complains of her left side not being a hundred percent.

What happens if you accidently swallow a capsule?

I accidently swallowed my spiriva capsul this morning thinking I was taking something else.

I accidently swallowed a Spiriva capsule - should I do something to prevent possible problems?

Active ingredient is tiotropium bromide - should be used with an inhaler, not ingested...

Is it necessary to brush your teeth after inhaling Spiriva? If so, why?

Someone told me that inhaling Spiriva Handihaler caused her teeth to crumble, but I didn't see any warnings with this medication.

How long does it take to completely leave my system when I stop taking Spiriva?

because of urine problem

Is there any danger if accidentally swallow a Spiriva capsule?

Are there any symptoms to watch for after swallowing?

Can I use Spiriva if I have Covid or the flu?

I'm not sure if I have the flu or coronavirus but I do have tightness in my chest and coughing. I have COPD which is why I have the Spiriva. So I'm just wondering if it's safe to use while I'm sick? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Can TIOTROPIUM(SPIRIVA) cause acid reflux and Eye problems, similar to glaucoma?

August 2009, I was diagnosed with COPD and got SPIRIVA , after 3mnds, I had to stop cause eye-problems and acid reflux, made it impossible, to use it any longer! And it didn't work hardly at all!!!

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