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Medicare Will Not Cover My Nebulizer Rx Albuterol And Atrovent/iptroprium. What Else Is Covered?
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I like using the nebulizer for my albuterol and Atrovent/iptropium Rx but my doctor says that Medicare will not cover the cost in Arkansas. What else is an option?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Do the Canadian inhalers work. I have thought about getting my Spriva there but so far had been advised against it so haven't done it. Do you notice any difference?

Does Anyone Get Nosebleeds Just Out Of The Blue? I Think It May Be Oxygen Related.
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

This just began 3 days ago. Not doing anything different,

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I've heard of this before. Never tried it myself but it sounds reasonable.

Does Anyone Else Have Alpha 1
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I have Alpha 1 and do the Aralast treatment bi-weekly. For a day or two afterward it makes breathing harder. Does anyone else have this issue ? Or with any of the other treatments Prolastin,Zimera, etc

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes, I also have Alpha and Congestive Heart Failure with my COPD, but I cannot tell which is affecting me how so I just make the best of whatever I can, take my meds, use a nebulizer. a reasonable… read more

Is It Wise To Let A Walk-in Clinic Nurse Diagnose Copd And Prescribe Inhalers?
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We took my husband to a walk-in clinic today with symptoms of one of his regular UTIs, been down this road several times, but the nurse said she didn't like the sound of Bill's sinus cough and she diagnosed him with chronic bronchitis and ordered a steroid inhaler for him. After being in here for a few years, I got concerned about her DX. Thankfully, it had to be ordered by the pharmacy so I said, Hold off on that till I ask some more questions. Research showed me that a pulmonologist should be… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member

It really is, Dina. It's also nice to keep them both equally informed. Sounds like you have a good team working with you.

When On Medicare Is There Any Plan That Will Cover Breo Rx?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I use Breo and I got mine free for one year. Ask the pharmacist ... go to the Breo website hope this helps.

Why Cant I Stop Smokin
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

what convinced me to quit was finding out that tobacco companies manipulate the amount of nicotine to keep us hooked, I #ucking hate being used, So I haven't touched one since. Still like weed ;-)

Has Anyone In The Group Had Weight Loss Surgery?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Read article that China is making good progress in stem cell research but the cure they say is about 5 years off. They have had good results in re-growing lung tissue.

Has Anyone Ever Heard Of Or Experienced (Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency)
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My doctor said that my copd was very bad for someone my age, so he took some blood test and said that I have (Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency) The way he explained it was that I do not have whatever it is in your body that produces enzymes. So I have no enzymes to fight off anything and that is also very hard on my lungs and can also damage the liver. So he is recommending that I take this infusion (shot) once a week for the rest of my life. The name of the infusion is (Prolastin), has anyone… read more

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I have now been on Prolastin C weekly infusions for over a year and now my insurance is refusing to pay for it. They are saying that it is not the preferred drug..Aralast is and wanting me to switch… read more

How Do You Cope With Flare Ups?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Had a cold last week and felt rotten like you do.
At the weekend I got "the cough" went to gp on Monday and got anti b's and a 5 day course of steroids . Told I am wheezesy but no crackles so no infection.
Well here I am at 2.30 am on Thursday coughing myself silly.
Should I go back to GP? My stomach and back ache like crazy due to the coughing.
I don't want to block an appointment slot, if there is nothing they can do.
Advice please,
Thanks
Gill

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Its incredible how well the patient portals can help since they came into play. I have in ed for pulmonologist, no. And oncologist. Labs, stays, meds, allergies. Awrsome.

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Symbicort Versus Perforomist
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My doctor is thinking about changing me from Symbicort to Perforomist nebulizer so insurance will cover it. Anyone have and pros or cons about this change? I am unsure because I know nothing about the Perforomist. Please help me understand more about this change, if you will, and thank you. God bless.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Been using symbicort for 10 years and no trouble until the dr convinced me to use Spiriva...and it made me sick still using symbicort with no trouble