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Top 10 Search Results for "Serevent Diskus"

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Serevent
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes I have, I T was very good for Asthma.

Ventolin I Am On Sterevent Twice A Day And Still Use Ventolin. I Have Developed More Mucus In My Lings. Is This Normal?
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I have used Ventolin for about 4 years now. I started on Serevent evohaler 2 months ago. This has reduced my use of Ventolin but I seem to be getting more mucus my lungs now. Could the Serevent be responsible? Also my dormant arthritis has suddenly become inflamed. Is this just coincidence? Thank you for your help

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thank you. My body doesn't seem to like the Serevent much. My lungs feel sore after using it and I have a struggle breathing properly for about 3 hours after taking it. Then all returns to normal… read more

Anyone Managed To Get Travel Insurance With Medical Cover?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Going on a trip of a lifetime, Vancouver and cruise to Alaska! Saved for years but when I try to get travel insurance I have to contact their dept for medical screening and after answering all questions am then told they can't cover me. I have medical card and no private insurance so if I get sick while abroad what happens???

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I use Allianz Travel insurance but you must buy within 14 days of any money being paid to have preexisting covered. After that day, it’s only new issues and other regular coverage.

How Do I Prevent My 02 Line From Kinking?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I do that. i use two 25 foot hoses. Run thru dryer till pliable, take out and pull on them. It stops the from getting the big and little kinks. You can them wind them around your hand in big loops if… read more

Has It Been Easy Or Difficult To Identify Triggers?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

I seem to spend a great deal of time identifying and eliminating triggers to COPD and exasperations..

A MyCOPDTeam Member

My breathing is affected when my Thyroid med and BP med is off. And that was very hard to indentify and figure out. Everything else you can avoid or medicate with antihistamines. I think sometimes we… read more

For Those Who Are Using A Trilogy 100. Do You Have Mask Air Leaks And If So What Can Be Done To Prevent Them?
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Trelegy And Spiriva
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Saw in an article from mycopdream that Spiriva can be used as an addition to other meds. Wonder if thst includes Trelegy, which I am presently on but have several spiriva boxes

A MyCOPDTeam Member

They give me 2 different spiriva meds & 2 albuterol. I always get a warning from my Drs website but the Drvsays all is well & insists I take it all.

What Happens In The Very End?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

I am 72 years old an Emphysema means I cannot even get from my bedroom to the bathroom, a distance of about ten yards, without being left gasping for breath and filled with the “can’t breathe”panic!
Obviously the end is near but tell me, will the doctors just leave me to fight for every breathe when the end comes? It is a vision of Hell!

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Great reply Jean.

A Colonoscopy Which COPD?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

The stool sample does not let them know if there are current polyps, (which I usually have a few every time I was done), and if there are polyps, they need to be sliced off and biopsied. That’s why I… read more

Has Anyone Used Breo?
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my dr. wants to switch my advair to breo.Anyone use it?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I feel better with the Breo over the Advair!! Doctor switched me about a six months ago and I notice the difference