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Medicare Will Not Cover My Nebulizer Rx Albuterol And Atrovent/iptroprium. What Else Is Covered?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

Ok Why Is My Lung Dr Wanting To Put Me In Hospice,
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the lung dr is insisting i go into hospice, he asked my wife 3 months ago and she said no, thrusday he took her in the hallway and is insisting, now he changed my vists to every 30 days, but i feel fine and dont see any reason for it, can someone please explain

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Why with the double talk Jean I’m to dumb to know what you mean I know why he is insisting on hospice I just want to hear from people who are in hospice nd is it good fit

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.

Albuterol Not Working?
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Hi....first time posting in here and first let me say this forum has been a wealth of information and great advice :) Im very thankful I found this forum and all of you.

My question comes from ending up in the hospital several times recently. A little background. I was diagnosed with emphysema two years ago....doctor initially put me on Symbicort and Spiriva......took the Symbicort only and gained a whole lot of weight really fast and eventually started breaking out in hives from it along with… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Oh my, me too!!! I have to use the albuterol HFA inhaler because the nebulizer method makes it sooooo hard for me to breathe. Feels like there is an elephant sitting on my chest / lungs....If I use… read more

Is There Any Extra Help For People With Copd?
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My husband found out last july he has copd. Doctors told him 7 years ago he had emphasema (excuse my spellings) he has a inhaler, & a few other tablets to take but they dont seem to work and his gp seems to fob him off (i feel its because he still smokes) but is there a copd nurse or someone that could advice us with further treatments?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have stage 2 COPD with emphysema. I was referred to Pallative Care here in Ohio. Yes, I still smoke, but I’m trying! I use Trelegy and use Neb. I get tired easily, but I keep moving!

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.

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.

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

A MyCOPDTeam Member

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