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

Posted 8 Sep 2012 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

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 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.

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

Posted 18 Feb 2014 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 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 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 2 answers

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

Metformin Allergy?

Posted 11 Dec 2014 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 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 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.

Does Anyone Here Have Emphysema? I Need Real Advice?

Posted 4 Jul 2014 5 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 ...

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

Posted 9 Jul 2009 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 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.

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