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What Is The Name Of Your Breathers?

What Is The Name Of Your Breathers?

Is anyone on Flovent inhaler or Anoro? Flovent is nothing but a steriod. I figure since my doctor wont put me on steriods because of the side effects I thought I would try this. It doesnt have as many side effects. :-) its suppose to really help you breathe better. Anoro is a inhaler with a combition of 2 newer COPD medications, vitanterol and umeclidinam. My breathers are just not working for me. Oh yea, what is the name of your resue breather?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

My son was disabled at age 37...He will be 46 on Thursday. It took him 8 years to get his Social Security Disability and Insurance. It's a mess of a system...all I can say is get into your politicians faces....find out who the heck they are and step on toes.. It is hard enough with the minuscule amounts of medicare and the supplements we get....so you can't hurt their feelings. Do what you have to do. Call the pharmaceutical companies and try getting into some of the trials for COPD that you will find online...Try Good RX and ask the pharmacies in your area what's the difference in paying with cash and paying with a credit card or check. You will be surprised at the differences that makes. Talk to your new doctor and make sure you ask for samples. They all have them....so just ask or tell the nurse to get in that drug closet and grab some samples. There are all kinds of things you can try....It's a pain in the butt but we all must do what we can. Stock pile them while you can....I brought an entire moving box from Texas to Florida with me... I keep it in a large safe...if I ever need them they are readily available. I only use inhalers at this time and I use them only as needed. Like today it's 2:31 and I haven't used either of them. Didn't have a problem breathing ....pulse ox levels are 96 and 97. so not concerning.... ..breath easy. blessings...
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posted over 4 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I still have the emergency puffer that is useless to me. I find now that Nurse/practioners are the best in the field for helping, advice and taking action to get something done.

edited, originally posted about 4 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

@A MyCOPDTeam Member and @A MyCOPDTeam Member and @A MyCOPDTeam Member and others. One must also look at all the side effects to the eyes and throat. I know we all cherish each breathe we take...at least I do...and the last 30 days have made me every so grateful that almost 2 years passed without any episodes. This one however has kicked me to the curb...!!! Literally I have never in my life felt so bad...no energy, weight loss and the cough just keeps on producing (makes you wonder just how many gallons of this mess we have in us?)....I have checked with neurologist, eye specialists and these rescue inhalers are wonderful for the lungs, not so good for other things in our lives. You can expect Cataracts early on, esophagus rashes, skin changes and many more. Always remember to rinse your mouth out after each inhaler...otherwise you can expect to have a raw throat or even thrush....I recommend to each of you get some Himalayan Coarse Sea Salt. I keep three large jars in the kitchen, white, pink and very pink. I keep a warm cup for rinsing (when I do have to use them as I have the last month)...then I take a dropper and use one dropper filled in each nostril...It seems to dry up more and to keep the thrush and sore throat at bay. Don't forget your Honey is a natural antibiotic...keep it at hand, after you rinse, put a couple of spoonfuls and let it slide into your system. I am very much pro homeopathic (not much on all this technology....seems more problems and risks so please be careful and if you do have problems don't wait call the ER Pharmacist or an ambulance...really it's not worth risking your life. We are already in a high category of risks. God bless. Hope to be back in full force soon...Breath Easy and take one for me please.!!!..

posted about 4 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

@A MyCOPDTeam Member I am truly sad to say I have heard this story many times before and north of the border, where the beaver slaps it`s tail as a warning we have the same situation of a government accepting others from god knows where gives them a golden handshake and Canadians who contributed all their lives live well below the poverty line. I am not against helping others but as mother always says charity begins at home.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Yes indeed a spacer does help alot !

posted about 4 years ago
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