REcently prescribed for me. What should I expect from this drug? I am told it will control exacerbations. Thanks barbil
I've also been on it since 12/20 no hospitalizations since being on it....my pulmonologist says it's what's kept me out of hospital!!!!!!
The FDA has approved a generic of dailiresp called roflumilast. Has anyone used it and does it work as well? I hate to change but my insurance company wants me to use the generic as I suppose it is much cheaper.
I’m involved as a patient investigator for the RELIANCE study, which is a head to head, comparative effectiveness research study looking at which works best, daliresp or prophylactic use of azithromycin in decreasing inflammation, therefore infections, therefore exacerbations and hospitalizations. We’d like to have patients who are currently taking one or the other who would be willing to do short videos describing their experience (positive, please!) with their treatment. We would use those… read more
@A MyCOPDTeam Member Inflammation is a natural immune response to infection, therefore all types of antiinflammatory medications do not reduce the risk of infections, as you suggest, but heighten it.
i was given samples of daliresp and it does seem to be helping me breath better with my copd. it is really expensive so i am wondering if it is worth the money.
He sent in for 500 mg. for 90 days. Then I see that it will cost me $447.00--I said no thanks!! Is this typical to pay? Is it really a difference maker in using it??
Check your neighborhood for a free clinic, @A MyCOPDTeam Member. Some will take rx’s, even if opened.
My Dr. & my pharmacy did not want me to take it but my lung Dr. wanted me to take it. I take it every other day.