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Does Anyone Travel With Oxygen? I Am Interested In Taking Road Trips That Would Be A Week Or More. Is This Possible When On Oxygen?

Does Anyone Travel With Oxygen? I Am Interested In Taking Road Trips That Would Be A Week Or More. Is This Possible When On Oxygen?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have 2 poc"s I leave one plugged into my car all the time and use it while driving . I have another that I take with me into church, restaurants, stores ect. It lasts 6 hours on pulse dose 3. If… read more

Rescue Inhalers

Rescue Inhalers

For those who use rescue inhalers (i.e. Respimat, ProAir, Ventolin...how often do you use and how does it help you?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I take trelegy 1st thing in morning & then use puffers a couple of times during day.

Has Anyone Any Experience Of Travelling By Plane After Developong COPD?

Has Anyone Any Experience Of Travelling By Plane After Developong COPD?

Hi, I have mild/moderate COPD, it fluctuates wildly according to the weather. I do not use oxygen and my oxygen level is 90%.
I love going abroad to Corfu, the flying time is about 5 - 5 and a half hours. I haven't flown since developing COPD,
Has anyone had experience of flying with COPD - how was it for you. Any tips? Thanks in advance.

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi there it's Barry whittle could you tell me how you go on with your insurance I find it very difficult to get insurance through any company I just wanted to ask how you manage r insurance ??thanks

Does Anyone Use Pro Air Respiclick? I Have Been Given A Trial Inhaler And Not Sure Yet How Much To Use. I'm Only Using It Twice A Day.

Does Anyone Use Pro Air Respiclick? I Have Been Given A Trial Inhaler And Not Sure Yet How Much To Use. I'm Only Using It Twice A Day.

I have used Pro Air or Ventolin for quite some time as back up inhalers when I over do.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Have used respiclick for a few years . It is just another brand of albuterol.

Use Of Salbutamol

Use Of Salbutamol

How often should you take it COPD, own Dr says 2-3 times a week, i need daily, am i doing something wrong? X

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thank you Jean i use use it x2. -3 times a day! Was told that was too much, i also take steroid inhaer- fosair and spiviva twice daily and have had lung function tests. Thanks for your advice👌

I Am Still Looking For A Good Price On Albuterol Inhalers Thank You

I Am Still Looking For A Good Price On Albuterol Inhalers Thank You

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I go online and use a place called “good rx” and they send me a coupon. $24.00

Is Inhaler The Same?

Is Inhaler The Same?

Have been using ProAir once a day and works well, now my insurance is switching me to a generic Albuterol Sulfate HFA--can anyone tell me if this will be the same as using ProAir?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Proair is a rescue inhaler; the main ingredient is albuterol, so the generic inhaler prescribed will be basically the same. Check with your doc or pharmacist to confirm.

Flovent

Flovent

Is anyone using Flovent along with Spriva and ProAir?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Spriva and Breo

Does Anyone Else Have Problems With Blood Pressure Rising On ProAir And Symbicort?

Does Anyone Else Have Problems With Blood Pressure Rising On ProAir And Symbicort?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

what can you do to lower the heart rate and blood pressure? any one ? mine is just getting higher and higher !!!!

How Long Can Emphysema Stay In The Mild Stages For?

How Long Can Emphysema Stay In The Mild Stages For?

So after my appointment yesterday the consultant say there is slight changes and he can’t rule out emphysema. I am hoping that if it is emphysema then it is mild, after a week of crying and being upset I’m determined to now not let this get me down. Im also trying not to google as some of the sites that come up just aren’t helpful. I know everyone is different etc but I was wondering who is in the mild stages and how long have you had mild emphysema for?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thank you Jean! You are a "breath" of air to me. You explain things so well. In fact, I'm relieved to read your post on mild emphysema which I have. I probably have had it longer, but, I found out 3… read more