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I have taken a Spiriva breathing capsule by mouth by mistake?

Posted 2 days ago by dave ross 1 answer

All the information says do not swallow and that is it. What should I do?

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

Posted 18 Aug 2009 by Energizer Bunny 5 answers

... 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.

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

Posted 8 Sep 2012 by wwc215 6 answers

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

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

Posted 18 Feb 2014 by topranger 1 answer

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

What are the effects of abruptly quitting Spiriva?

Posted 26 Oct 2012 by cklogie 3 answers

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?

Posted 1 May 2010 by Vallesc 2 answers

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

What can I take in place of spiriva that is less expensive?

Posted 31 May 2014 by velwell 2 answers

I have severe emphysema and NO insurance Obama care and Medicaid are not affordable

Metformin Allergy?

Posted 11 Dec 2014 by Thor283 4 answers

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 ...

Is there any danger if accidentally swallow a Spiriva capsule?

Posted 25 Aug 2010 by Lourog 1 answer

Are there any symptoms to watch for after swallowing?

IhaveCOPD. I take theophylline, singulair, spiriva, and symbicort. It seems like overkill?

Posted 7 Jun 2011 by solomonsbabe 3 answers

If they were effective, wouldn,t we be taking one or two. I am afraid of the long term effect. These drugs have so many side effects.

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

Posted 9 Jul 2009 by Margaret Schigoda 1 answer

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

Advair Diskus - when is Advair 500/50 advised?

Posted 14 Mar 2012 by J elva 5 answers

I'm 65 yr old female. I'm taking Advair 500/50 + Spiriva and diagnosed with COPD & asthma. I'm still having problems breathing.

Does Anyone Here Have Emphysema? I Need Real Advice?

Posted 4 Jul 2014 by Thor283 4 answers

I guess what I really want to know is if there are meds to help a person breathe better, other than the puffers? I've been taking Spiriva for years, and it helps. I was given Symbicort and it helped at 1st, but then not so much. For the past 2 years I've had extreme exhaustion, and I ...

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