Spiriva twice a day

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If I stay on advair (250), is it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> good idea to either an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> it only an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y, or do twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y but skip <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y in between? all of this in order to hopefully avoid the side effects.
I take an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> a day and advair twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. Then I take breatihing treatments three times <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. and I have an inhaler. I still wheez like crazy at different times of the day. Help! This discussion is related to <a href='/posts/show/955603'>research</a>.
Typical asthma action plans call for afrin twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y for three days ONLY (never an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>morean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thanan> that), increased sinus rinses (two after the afrin) up to 5 a day, and rescue inahler an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> exactly as prescribed. Unless an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan> have an serious issue with an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>r weight (anorexia, bulemia, thyroid issue...) I wouldn't worry about an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>r weight right now. I will correct itself as soon as an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan> are back to normal. Feel better.
This is just something that I have been exeriencing the past couple iof months. I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> advair twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y and <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>spiriv<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span></sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> a day. I also an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> albuterol (nebulizer) in the mornings to open up my lungs.
I have emphysema. i an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> advair twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y and <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>spiriv<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span></sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> one <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. The biggest problem for me is that I always seem to havemucus build up in the mornings. My doctor has told me to try mucinex, but that doesn't seem to work all the time. So i try using albuterol in the morning to help loosen up the mucus so that I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> breath better.
I was exposed to a high can style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean>ntrate of xylene 25 months ago, since then I have been to the ER 5 times. I have been seen by an allergie doctor, a ear, nose and throat doctor, a gastrointestinal doctor, pulmanary and heart doctor. I have been diagnosed with RaD, a parylized vocal cord, acid relux and a few, "well it could be". Currently I am taking advair 250 twice a day, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> a day, allegra D twice daily, Protonix twice a day, Compavent inhaler as needed.
For fast relief asthma attacks I tkae albuterol but my physician prescribed me asmanex and Foradil as my long acting meds. I take both twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. One of them have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> steroid in it that she stated should keep me to very few attacks. I have been on the combination along with an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan> for the emphysema for approximately two years. My asthma attacks are very rare. I usually get one only when my body is under alot of stress or smoke (cigarette or other).
I also have high blood pressure and take Lorel 5/20 twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. It was working fine until about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> month ago when I realized my blood pressure was higher an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thanan> usual (I am still taking Lotre 2 a day). I am sure it is the Symbicort, but I hate to stop using it becaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> it too works so well. any advice on what COPD medicine would have less of an drastic effect on blood pressure?
I aM ON THE an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> a DaY aND aDVaIR 500/50 DISKUS TWICE <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> D<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>Y aND HaVE TWO RESCUE INHaILERS aND <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> PILL. IW ENT FOR OXYGEN EVaLUaTION aND INSTEaD THEY FOUND aN OBSTRUCTION IN MY THROaT PREVENTING MY BREaTHING aND SWaLLOWING FROM BEING NORMaL WHaT aRE THE CHaNCES OF THROaT an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan>CER BECaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> I SMOKED FOR 29 YEaRS aND JUST RECENTLY STOPPED SMOKING ON MaRCH 5TH OF 2012. HOW LONG DO I HaVE LEFT BEFORE I REaCH THE END STaGE aND DIE. I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan>T GET a STRaIGHT aNSWER FOR aNYONE.
I was immediately referred to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> pulomonary specialist who put me on advair 250/50 twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. This inhalation treatment has stopped my chronic cough.
The azithromycin program I have read on the internet is on the basis of taking azithromycin for 4 days twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y (250mg) and then 750 mg an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> a week for 9 weeks to totally get rid of the bug. I am so sick of feeling **** that I would at this moment try anything. The doctor has started me off on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan> but this has replaced my combivent. He said he did not want to poison my system with antibiotics!
I have also been diagnosed with COPD and I am using my albuterol inhaler about 6 times a day along with <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>spiriv<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span></sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> and another steroid inhaler so using it an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y or twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> month sounds like an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>r basic asthma. I understand the confusion in changes to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>r health. I posted a few weeks ago for help here and never even got a response so I am dealing with it all on my own. Good luck with everything. and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan> may want to just go get a check up to be sure.
He prescribed a short regime of steroid and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> full time cortisteroid inhalor twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. also to continue an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> of daily an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan> &amp; emergency bronchodilator.
I asked him the percentage of lung cap,I had he said i didnt need to no,He prescibed advair ,,but it was giving me some kind of trush in my mouth so I discontinued it and he gave me seravent,twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y,,,I went to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> new gp and she told me to take speriva,,I get shortness of breath in a short walk,I never get any flem from my chest,,,I asked a question on this site,on 11/18 about a asthma attcak,That caught my my totoal surprise,,That question was ansered on this site,as a vocal atack or broncia
When the inflammation has gone, the airways are much less likely to become narrow and caan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> symptoms such as wheezing. Steroid inhalers are usually taken twice per d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. If an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan> have an exacerbation (flare-up) of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>r asthma symptoms, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan> may be advised to take the preventer inhaler an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>morean> often. Please discuss these options with an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>r doctor, he an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> guide an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>. Regards.
I was refered by my primary to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> pulmonologist and was put on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> pred burst of 60mgx3 down to 1mgxd in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> 15 d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y period. I also had an increse in advair to 500/50 and addition of an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan>. also flonase. as the pred taper was reduced the symptoms and mucus came back full force ! Is that common? Should I call my Dr. ? Do I need a repeat of a pred burst? I'm just miserable from all this mucus nothing seems to slow it down.
Sometimes it was so bad it would make me feel like I was short of breath. anyway the doctor put me on <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>spiriv<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span></sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> which is <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> powder inhaler an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y, and nasalcort twice a day. It has been alittle over a week and the throat problem is gone and the mucus problem is almost gone. Sometimes is takes these meds 1 to 2 weeks before they start working. My mornings were the worse also. Gerd (acid reflux) also has these symptoms. which the ER doctor told me I had.
Thinking at time that some one else did that.I fluh my sinus twice per d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y, using the Dr.formula that I purchse at the drug store, some times 3 times per day, all ways before going to bed. I would appreciate some advise.
I am taking loratadine an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> a day, zantac 75 twice a day, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>spiriv<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span></sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y, nasalcort twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. and I do <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> nasal wash on my own (was not prescribe by dr.). Feels like I got alot of the gunk stuck in the roof of my mouth but not all of the time. It kind of builds up. and then the gunk inthe throat. sometimes it feels like the gunk fromthe roof of my mouth is closing up over my throat and I think I panic and have somekind of an attack. I am just going nuts with this.
have tested me for asthma, reflux, but everything seems to come back that these aren't the problem, I quit smoking 6 months ago and the problems are getting worse. I have been hospitalized twice in the last month and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> half, only to see an EIN and have him tell me I have sinus problems and reflus, but I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> go for a whole day without eating anything and the problem does not go away. I eat anything and my stomach bloates and my breathing becomes extremely difficult within 20 min.
Omprazole 20 MG EC Cap twice a day Etodolac 400 MG Tab two or three times a day Potassium CL 20 MEQ Sa Tab twice a day Hydrochlorothiazide 25 MG Tab one in the morning Benazepril HCL 40 MG Tab an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> in the evening Metformin HCL 500 MG Tab 1/2 twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y Simvastatin USP 40 MG Tablet 1/2 twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y Furosemide 40 MG Tab twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>spirivaan> 18 MCG an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> in the evening Testosterone CYP 200 MG/ML 1 ML VI in Oil 1 shot per month Centrum Silver Multivitamin Su
Currently I am taking advair 250 twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>spiriv<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span></sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y, allegra D twice daily, Protonix twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y, Compavent inhaler as needed. Douneb breathing treatments as needed, and 200mg Teslon Pearls for cough as needed, astelyn Nasel spray an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oncean> a day. also IV steroids, I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan>'t even count the number on those. I have had broncitis about 15 times in the past 25 months, and I have been hospitalized twice. I do not smoke, however I work at a furniture warehoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> store in sales.
Establish a rhythm and do for 20 to 30 minutes twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. Children under 15 years – do 5 to 10 minutes twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. Not for pregnant women. Seriously ill people do it gently.
For one, I do chest physiotherapy twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y at <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> minimum to loosen my thick sputum using the Vest (<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> device that I put on, kind of looks like a life jacket, which is then hooked to a machine that pumps air in and out at a high frequency. This pounds my chest very effectively). I also nebulize many medications that helps thin my secretions as well as nebulized Tobramycin to keep my pseudomonas colonies at bay.
I did just find something that was interesting. The link, in the case an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan> would want to read an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>morean>, is http://www.theheart.org/article/1384629.do. I am taking the following out of the whole to publish here as I feel there might be some reassurance to others in this information as this doctor is supposed to be a renowned hypertension expert. In an interview, Dr Norman Kaplan (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas) agreed.
Now I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> an inhaler about ever d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y and I do the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>spiriv<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span></sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> ever d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y. God has seen fit for me make it this far. Hope to make it another sixty years,and still be in my right mind. I am a feamale and this has not been a walk in the park for me only by the grace of God am I still here. So please try to keep a good out look on life and keep a positive out look on life. From one that has bee on the silicosis road for awhile.
I was put on advair 250 twice <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>y for acid reflux-related asthma. I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean>d it for about four weeks before I decided to quit it cold turkey, as I gained a lot of weight from the steroids and have never weighed so much in my life. The day after I quit it I got really bad withdrawal symptoms--particularly, my asthma became the WORST it's ever been in my life. My chest felt as if it had concrete poured into it. It got so bad that I was waking up every couple of hours and couldn't get any sleep.
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thanan>ks for an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>youan>r advice, but that's precisely what I would like to determine: do inhalers really make a difference in the long run or these medicines are given just becaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> they are "usually given"? I'd like to figure out whether or not it is advisable to inhale steroids 24/7 the year round...I don't like inhaling that stuff unless it's really necessary/helpful.
COPD has always caan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean>d <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> shortness of breath but all of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span> sudden It is much worse and I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> barely work around the hoan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean> without resting every few minutes. aS before I could live with it easier. I wondered about flare-ups or could this be caan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>usean>d by an infection. Recently I had a Upper Resp. Infection and was given antibiotics for it,. but there was no follow-up. and of course I am so tired. I have MS and its not near as bad as this is, at least for now.
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