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Would Like To Know What Puffers People Feel Work The Best For COPD Currently I Use Inspioto Respimat And Quavar 50

Would Like To Know What Puffers People Feel Work The Best For COPD Currently I Use Inspioto Respimat And Quavar 50

A MyCOPDTeam Member

COPD manifests itself so individually that what puffers work for you won't necessarily work for the next person. Your doc will undoubtedly prescribe something for you and it may or may not work very… read more

Has Anyone Used Both Advair And Symbicort, And If So Which Worked Better For You?

Has Anyone Used Both Advair And Symbicort, And If So Which Worked Better For You?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I used Breo for a couple of years. I took it once in the morning..using simbicort and ventolin throughout the day.. the Breo was FANTASTIC..I hardly needed the ventolin or symbicort at all
But the Bread more

Symbicort Vs Advair

Symbicort Vs Advair

Have been on symbicort for 1 year. Just had to switch to advair due to insurance co. Anyone know difference of symbicort and how it differs

A MyCOPDTeam Member

am on symbicort, sprivia, nebulizer and ventaline/ I get symbicort and sprivia through the drug companies savings programs. no cost for those two. albuterol for nebulizer is about $6.00 and ventaline… read more

Medication Regimen

Medication Regimen

I am prescribed Advair and Symbi-cort. The Advair is twice a day and Symbi-cort is once a day. What is the reccommended regimen to taking these drugs? Do I spread them out to 3 times a day - ie Advair morning and night with Symbi-cort at lunch? Can I take Advair and Symbi-cort together in the morning?? Just what are other members doing? Thanks.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

What is Alb. Inhaler? I use Symbicort in the morning and Spirits Respimat at night. I've had COPD about 15 years, so they say. I only use the inhalers. No pills of any kind. My energy is low due to… read more

Spiriva Vs Advair

Spiriva Vs Advair

Having less sob on advair
Was wondering if anyone else having same results & if there are any worse side effect from advair

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I had phlegm, I was always coughing but my Doctor put me on Spiriva and that stopped it. I was able to function with out all that coughing. It is a steroid to use once a day with a dilator. If you… read more

Does Anyone Have Poor Vision With Advair?

Does Anyone Have Poor Vision With Advair?

Yup me again. I forgot to mention that my eyesight is blurry since using Advair and also one eye has now got a annoying black floater (?) that makes me think there's a bug running around.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Symbicort and Breo gave me cobblestone chorioretinopathy. (I think I spelled it right) Eye specialist took me off. Scared to death of inhalors.

Changing Back To Advair From Anora

Changing Back To Advair From Anora

I have left a message as my primary care and should hear from them today. I let them know that I am more short of breath using the Anora ellipta. Is it okay to stop and just go back to the Advair? I was using a combination of Advair and Spiriva but for some reason I don't think the Spiriva helped me much.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Call the pulmo's office and ask your question. Unless you haven't seen them ever, you should get an answer through the nurse or RT who takes the call for them. If you have to call your primary care… read more

What Is The Equivalent T Spiriva?

What Is The Equivalent T Spiriva?

okay if breo is the same as advir and spiriva works differently then advair my insurance company will no longer cover spiriva what will work in the same way?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

maybe I will ask my dr a bout the ipratropium bromide too right now Spiriva is costing me 160 in the donut hole and the neb stuff would be 5.00 all year with my plan even in the whole