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Does Anyone Use Spiolta Respimat And Alvesco?

Does Anyone Use Spiolta Respimat And Alvesco?

I seem to be more breathless using these than when I was using Spiriva and Symbicort

A MyCOPDTeam Member

My husband has two puffs Inspioloto respimat in a.m, one he later Alvesco, has gained weight, also has a rescue inhaler, has moderate COPD. been on one year, some days better than others. Seeing… read more

Symbicort Vs Advair

Symbicort Vs Advair

Have been on symbicort for 1 year. Just had to switch to advair due to insurance co. Anyone know difference of symbicort and how it differs

A MyCOPDTeam Member

am on symbicort, sprivia, nebulizer and ventaline/ I get symbicort and sprivia through the drug companies savings programs. no cost for those two. albuterol for nebulizer is about $6.00 and ventaline… read more

Inhaler Costs!

Inhaler Costs!

With the insane cost of inhalers in the US, has anybody here purchased them from another country? I have seen where the Spiriva inhaler only costs $125.00 from Canada, but almost $400 here! I need help as I currently don't have ins & the out of pocket is killing me!

A MyCOPDTeam Member

My son gets his medicines through Mexico. He doesn't have COPD though. He lives in L.A. and the U.S. wanted $175 a month. The Dr in Mexico gets it to a pharmacy of his choice and the exact same thing… read more

Could Symbicort Be Causing Uti

Could Symbicort Be Causing Uti

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes. And unfortunately for some of us, simply rinsing, even brushing, is not always effective.

Spiriva Respimat And Symbicort Which Should I Take First

Spiriva Respimat And Symbicort Which Should I Take First

Not having a regular doctor doesn't help much so hoping some ideas from here.
I take one dose daily of the spiriva and one dose twice a day of the symbicort.

Which one do most take first? Any advantage of one over the other? Or does it make any difference?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I take spiriva first thing in the morning literally as I get out of bed, then my 1st of 2 doses of symbicort (don't forget to rinse you mouth well) and 2nd doses 12 hrs later.

Anybody On Symbicort Have Swelling In Ankles And Feet

Anybody On Symbicort Have Swelling In Ankles And Feet

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes I have but I thought it was due to lymphedema in my legs

My Insurance Is Bailing Out On Paying For My Symbicort Again, Anybody Get Generic Cheaper

My Insurance Is Bailing Out On Paying For My Symbicort Again, Anybody Get Generic Cheaper

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I dont use symbicort any more sorry you go to your doctor's clinic and ask for help to get your inhalers and ask for symbicort they should help you

Has Anyone Used Both Advair And Symbicort, And If So Which Worked Better For You?

Has Anyone Used Both Advair And Symbicort, And If So Which Worked Better For You?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I used Breo for a couple of years. I took it once in the morning..using simbicort and ventolin throughout the day.. the Breo was FANTASTIC..I hardly needed the ventolin or symbicort at all
But the Bread more

Medication Regimen

Medication Regimen

I am prescribed Advair and Symbi-cort. The Advair is twice a day and Symbi-cort is once a day. What is the reccommended regimen to taking these drugs? Do I spread them out to 3 times a day - ie Advair morning and night with Symbi-cort at lunch? Can I take Advair and Symbi-cort together in the morning?? Just what are other members doing? Thanks.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

What is Alb. Inhaler? I use Symbicort in the morning and Spirits Respimat at night. I've had COPD about 15 years, so they say. I only use the inhalers. No pills of any kind. My energy is low due to… read more