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I have on a few occasions that we should nt take antibiotics when we have COPD. When I wAs in hospital with a chest infection and exasperation I was given excessive amounts of antibiotics to stop the infection. I would like to know why people are saying we shouldn't take them
Diagnosed with severe COPD. NOT ON OXYGEN
Every morning I wake up my nose is blocked similar to hay fever. Then the mucus runs down my throat and I have to cough it up. Usually clear but sometimes thick and green
It has been called post nasal drip or rhinitis and I have a nasal spray which does not help. After an hour or so it more or less stops for the rest of the day but sometimes comes back and it feels like it is triggered by an allergy?
I also get heavy nose bleeds and I have had my nose… read more
Don't get frustrated and give up if it takes a while , sometimes i won't see one for two or three months , and then bam i will see 2 in a week , if you find one you will need help to fetch it as they… read more
My doctor prescribed prednisone (sp) and Zithromax (sp) to be taken when I feel a cold or flu coming on. I have used them a couple of times and it seems to help, but who knows since I might have gotten better anyway.
I would appreciate hearing from others about their experiences with the drugs. I suspect they should not be used very often.
I am so sorry to hear that,you have CHF. I was dx'd with ti too last time I was in Centennial but it is int lower 400 percentile ans no problem as yet. I was put on an antibiotic two years ago and it… read more
I look after my mum who has COPD. She's had a couple of flare ups. The doctors are reluctant to give her steroids and always wait until she is seriously ill, it's disgusting. Is there anything she can use as an alternative to steroids. I tried to buy some in the UK but want to buy them somewhere safe.
has anybody else had a reaction to antibiotics as your copd has got worse i had some iv had before no problem 2 weeks a go i had the same ones i got terrible pain in ribs and tummy i had to go to a n e
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