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Oral Or Intravenous Steroids

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How often can I take sterioids? I am on the third prescription since the first of the year?

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i have been on steroids but only when my lungs were bthering me and they were afraid i would go into pneumonia

What Is Infusion I Think My Dr Called It To Help Get Med Quicker I Think?? And How Is This Done ??

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Infusion is the intravenous administration of drugs through your veins.

Weight Gain.How To Manage?

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I have gained 20 pounds since jULY 2014. It doesn't seem to be stopping.

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I had weight gain which upset me a lot as I have always been slim, it turned out I haf an under active thyroid, might be worth having it checked just in case

I Take Symbicort And Spriva Every Day. Which One Should I Take First?

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I use my symbicort morning and evening and spiriva mid day.

Alvesco

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Hi
Is there cortisone in the Alvesco (Ciclesonide)? If so, do you gain weight with it?
Thanks
Carole

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Did you know that corticosteroid store fat!!!! even if you exercise...

Has Anyone Tried Dupixent Injections For Treatment? It's Supposed To Decrease Reliance On Oral Steroids.

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The trials showed that dupixent reduced exacerbations in COPD patients by 30%. Reducing the number of exacerbations would likely result in a reduction of the use of oral steroids, assuming that you… read more

Is Osteoarthritis In The Hips And Legs Related To COPD? I’m Taking Brestre And I Wonder If The Daily Use Is Effecting My Joints?

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I've been told that inhaled steroids do not have as much systemic effects, as oral tablets do. Osteoporosis, unfortunately, come as we age. ps. I adore to laugh me too ! 😘

Why Are My Steroids Not Helping?

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I'm not sure whish steroids you're asking about. If you're asking about oral steroids that's one thing, if you're asking about inhaled steroids that's another. It may be that you don't respond to… read more

Steroids

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How often can you be on steroids with severe copd?

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Yes different Dr's do sometimes have different ideas. It's a shame one can't be on Steroids long term without damage being done to bones other organs. Good to read other folk have done Pulmonary… read more

Salbutamol Dry Powder Inhaler

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Hi. Does anyone else use this and how do you find it? Does it work as quickly as the spray? Thanks, Clare

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I have been on salbutamol for about 6 months cannot tell if it helps as am on another steroid inhaler 4 times a day and a none steroid inbetween