i recently had my Spiriva handihaler ( the one with the capsules of dry powder) updated to Spiriva Respimat-the new inhaler that gives a few seconds of continuous fine spray-i have had an exacerbation lately (about 4 weeks ago) and still am continuously coughing and struggling to bring up the mucus and breath freely-i think my doctor feels this new form will help me more now that my COPD seems to have worsened - i have only been using it for 2 days now-does anyone else have experience using Spir… read more
Is the Respimat Speriva newer than The Handi haler. Which does more members like.
The handi haler is a joke.
Anyone else having issues with gag reflex problems while trying to take the maintenance inhalers? All of them are powder, so I do use a spacer which helps a bit, but still end up dry heaving or vomiting right after taking a dose. I have tried Breo, Dulera, and Combivent Respimat and all three so far have made me gag
I do feel it is important to note though, that I am currently pregnant, so the my gag reflex is a whole lot more heightened than when I had to take these medications prior to… read more
I been using spriva for a while but seems like it's making me short of breath. Does anyone have this problem. I can use my abuterol and it gets better also right before it's time to take the SPRIVA my breathing seems to get better.
My pulmonologist changed my medication from the spiriva handihaler to a spiriva mist that's more like an inhaler. So far this has allowed me to do alot more that I could. Maybe it's because it's new to my lungs and opens them much more.
I liked the soiriva handihaler better than the respimat. Respimat burns my throat.
Just FYI .... I happened to come across this web site that breaks down interactions of drugs you are taking, very informative
https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?dr...(Phone number can only… read more
i can't afford the combivenfor now it is over 300.00 dollars for the inhaler
@A MyCOPDTeam Member, I intend to refill my prescription tomorrow. I will get back to you if what you say is accurate unless you looked at a different one than I use in Canada.