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Does Order Matter

Does Order Matter

I take Spriva and Symbicort I have been taking Spriva first than waiting about a half hour than use my Symbicort. Is this ok or should I take it in the other order. Help me with this Jean.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

How long to wait after taking spiriva before taking Breo. Anyone know for sure. I’ve been taking as soon as I wake up one right after the other. Have a feeling I should wait tho. Thx everyone.

My Rescue Inhaler Costs $474.00/mth#

My Rescue Inhaler Costs $474.00/mth#

Combivent rescue inhaler. 474.00/mtg. Can't afford it.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I am ordering mine from Canada Pennie’s on the dollar

The Albuterol Makes Me Shaky And It Is Difficult To Sleep . What Can I Get To Help With That?

The Albuterol Makes Me Shaky And It Is Difficult To Sleep . What Can I Get To Help With That?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Melissa--I agree...the Albuterol makes me shake so bad my writing is all over the place--when I use it I could scramble a skillet of eggs and I don't intentionally stir them around--the albuterol does… read more

My Doctor Has Just Ordered A Vest For Me To Help With My Coughing, Anyone Else Have Information Of These? .

My Doctor Has Just Ordered A Vest For Me To Help With My Coughing, Anyone Else Have Information Of These? .

The company providing the vest is going to come out next week and explain everything to me and it is all covered by my insurance. Will have to use it a couple times a day. Anybody have any information, will be appreciated.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

@BarbraFowler what does the vest do?? I'm New to all this

How Many Of You Have A Problem With Aspiration Pneumonia?

How Many Of You Have A Problem With Aspiration Pneumonia?

Since October I have had 7 bouts with aspiration pneumonia. I have a few good days after antibiotics and then flare again. I am waiting for more swallow testing to be done done. The theory is inhaled steroids for these past years have damaged my esophagus so it doesn’t move food and liquid efficiently
I’m hoping to connect with other COPD patients who may have similar problems with aspiration
I rinse and gargle after inhaling my meds, but that only clears my mouth and upper throat.… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member

@A MyCOPDTeam Member…since that post, swallow studies showed I aspirated food when swallowing and also have small strictures in my throat. I cut my food very small and chew slowly and thoroughly… read more

Why Does Google Say Not To Use Breo And Sprivia Together Yet Most Doctors Are Prescribing It Together?

Why Does Google Say Not To Use Breo And Sprivia Together Yet Most Doctors Are Prescribing It Together?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Trelegy is a good controller medicine
I take mine in the late afternoon for more coverage during sleep hours.
Used Breo + Incruse at first. Then Bevespi + Budesonide (ICS) later.

Still using… read more

Surgery

Surgery

Why is it that when you have any kind of surgery...I have to go to my pulmonologist to get permission from them, before I have the surgery ? Is there an answer for this one ? I just want someone to explain this to me !
Please

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I also have a small hernia, I told the doc, none of my family has had one before. I havent either. He told me its pretty common for people with COPD to get one or more because we cough so much. At… read more

A Colonoscopy Which COPD?

A Colonoscopy Which COPD?

I just had The Dr for a colonoscopy call and tell me he need my pulmonologist to ok it before I go under.
He said I could wind up hooked up to a respirator after the procedure. Especially if there is a tear or rupture of my bowels.

Ok now I am scared !

What the hell ????

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Do you have sleep apnea? They might want to allow for that. Or you can even have the scope with a Twilight type sedative. But I've never heard a doctor use such dramatic terms regarding a… read more

Why Is My Breathing Worse In The Mornings?

Why Is My Breathing Worse In The Mornings?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

@A MyCOPDTeam Member wow envious here but yep were all different im a ugh in the am but not bad by noon

Does Anyone Know What To Do About The Puffiness That Prednisone Causes?

Does Anyone Know What To Do About The Puffiness That Prednisone Causes?

Blows me up!

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I've been on prednisone for 5 months to increase my blood platelet count - ITP. I hate the side effects and lower doses don't keep my platelet count high enough. Next week I begin infusions of… read more