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Alvesco

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hi,
New to the board. Has anyone here tried Alvesco?
It's a new HFA small particle inhaler that targets the small airways.
Ck.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Not new...been around for a while....It is mainly for Asthma and to deal with allergies.....I used mine at the start but gave it away....

Does Anyone Use Spiolta Respimat And Alvesco?

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

I seem to be more breathless using these than when I was using Spiriva and Symbicort

A MyCOPDTeam Member

My husband has two puffs Inspioloto respimat in a.m, one he later Alvesco, has gained weight, also has a rescue inhaler, has moderate COPD. been on one year, some days better than others. Seeing… read more

Alvesco

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hi
Is there cortisone in the Alvesco (Ciclesonide)? If so, do you gain weight with it?
Thanks
Carole

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Did you know that corticosteroid store fat!!!! even if you exercise...

Does Anyone Use Stiolto Respimat And If So Does It Help You?

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes I use Stiolto and Alvesco

Mucus Production At A High ,constantly Trying To Clear Chest . What Can I Do To Help This ?

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Was diagnosed with COPD some years ago ,but diagnosis wasn't conclusive. Another consultant
said Asthma but not conclusive . Had Pleurisy which scarred left lung ,left me in a lot of pain on left side which I still suffer from . Flairs up if I get a cold or flu and mucus production flairs up as well. Constantly trying to clear it
Have been to GP on countless occasions and get the same answer : chest sounding and all clear ,but I feel constantly congested. Have inhaler at night & morning and… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have the capsules but I have noticed that many of them are only 1/2 to3/4 full. I am going to finish those but will not buy any more of those. I also have the extract that’s easier to take. Just… read more

Antibiotics

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Why do i need to stay in azithrimycin antibiotics are they harming my other organs like liver kidneys

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I was on 250 mg for almost 18 months. Got so much better, now I'm to take it I've had to up my Alvesco to 6 inhalation per day. Always seems to get that inflammation under control.

Trelegy Question

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have recently started on trelegy. It has made me feel horrible and have back aches and at times bent double with stomach pain. Have any of you had this problem with this medication.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I was on Trelegy and had a bad reaction the side of my nose and part of my face developed a bad rash so I was taken of it and put on becotide and it made a big difference I hope this information is… read more

Has Anyone Had A Lung Volume Reduction (LVR) Operation Or A Procedure Done With Valves Or Coils?

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

My doctor has suggested an LVR for me depending on the results of several tests.....I have read about what's involved but wondered if anyone has actually had one done..ie how you felt during, afterwards, and what improvements...differences you felt afterwards. Look forward to hearing your stories.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have discussed with my AMAZING specialist and he also changed my meds to ULTIBRO and ALVESCO before this I had Spiriva and seretide These new meds are amazing and I would suggest ask your… read more

Does Anyone Know Of A Generic Inhaler Available In The USA That Is Comparable To Dulera Or Symbicort?

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

I am looking for a generic inhaler comparable to dulera or Symbicort to help with my COPD / asthma.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Candaceu; I've been using Symbicort for going on ten years now. It's the only one of my three inhalers - the others being Ventolin and Ipratropium - that seems to have a rapid effect when I'm… read more

Rescue Inhalers

A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

For those who use rescue inhalers (i.e. Respimat, ProAir, Ventolin...how often do you use and how does it help you?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

i am taking sea breeze once in the morning and i have a puffer of ventolin but dont use it very often im the one who suffers from not taking it i guess and i find the sea… read more