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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 said:

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… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Flovent

Flovent

Is anyone using Flovent along with Spriva and ProAir?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Spriva and Breo

posted over 2 years ago

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 said:

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

posted over 3 years ago

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?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I use it 2 in morning steritide and 2 morning and 2 evening Respi

posted 10 days ago

Have Used Proair For About 5 Years.

Have Used Proair For About 5 Years.

It is no longer working for me...............Can this happen and do you need to change product? if so, which one is recommended?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

My insurane stopped covering ProAir and my doc switched me to Ventolin for an on demand inhaler and Brovana 2x a day through a nebulizer. That stuff… read more

posted over 1 year ago

How Do You Afford Inhalers With Medicare??

How Do You Afford Inhalers With Medicare??

I am on Incruse Ellipta and Breo Ellipta, plus Proair as an emergency and also a nebulizer when I have flare ups. I will be going on Medicare in January. Any tips on how to afford them on Medicare?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

We pay ten dollars a month for each puffer . It used to be free.

posted 3 months ago

Hands Shake

Hands Shake

Could it be my breathing treatments?
Currently with the nebulizer 4 times a day. Ipratropium/Bromude and Albuterol. Followed by Symbacort 2 puffs BID.
ProAir RespiClick and Proventil. All 2 are rescue inhalers. I'm working with my pulmnary Dr. to see which rescue is best for me.

TIA

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I too use Trilogy. I still think there has to be other treatments. I have cops and asthma

posted 6 months ago

I Have A Doctor's Appointment Next Month And Have Some Questions To Ask.

I Have A Doctor's Appointment Next Month And Have Some Questions To Ask.

Right now I take Spriva once a day, in the am, and have a ProAir rescue inhaler. Upon activity, my oxygen level drops to 91-92 but after sitting for 2-3 minutes it goes back up to 94-95. I seem to be more sob than I was 6 months ago and I seem to be using the Proair more, however I am still able to walk the dog or walk with my grandchildren. I see my doctor next month and am just wondering if I should be on other medications. What do others… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I take the two u do plus advair 500 plus 5 mg predsone and a lasick to keep fluid down

posted over 2 years ago

Has Anyone Had Problems With Hair Loss After Being On Inhalers For A Few Years...

Has Anyone Had Problems With Hair Loss After Being On Inhalers For A Few Years...

Has anyone else have any problems with hair loss after being on Inhalers ( Symbicort and Proair ) for several years? I am experiencing severe Hair loss and cannot figure out why....only thing that has changed for me is being diagnosed with COPD and put on Inhalers 3+ yrs ago...

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

No, inhalers have not affected my hair......

posted over 4 years ago