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Anyone Have Info About Spiriva Respimat???

Anyone Have Info About Spiriva Respimat???

i recently had my Spiriva handihaler ( the one with the capsules of dry powder) updated to Spiriva Respimat-the new inhaler that gives a few seconds of continuous fine spray-i have had an exacerbation lately (about 4 weeks ago) and still am continuously coughing and struggling to bring up the mucus and breath freely-i think my doctor feels this new form will help me more now that my COPD seems to have worsened - i have only been using it for 2 days now-does anyone else have experience using Spirread more

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have been using spiriva for a few years and now also on Breo. I take them both in the mornings with about 1/2 hour in between. Is it be better to take one in am and one in pm? Feel I need to… read 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

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

Does Order Matter

Does Order Matter

I take Spriva and Symbicort I have been taking Spriva first than waiting about a half hour than use my Symbicort. Is this ok or should I take it in the other order. Help me with this Jean.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

How long to wait after taking spiriva before taking Breo. Anyone know for sure. I’ve been taking as soon as I wake up one right after the other. Have a feeling I should wait tho. Thx everyone.

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

Would You Rather Use An Inhaler Intended For Use Once A Day Or Twice A Day?

Would You Rather Use An Inhaler Intended For Use Once A Day Or Twice A Day?

In your experience, what frequency has been more effective for your breathing?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hello I've used both but I like trelegy better

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.

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

Need An Inhaler

Need An Inhaler

Can you give me a name of an inhaler that you use and like, I have to get another one from my doctor. I tried spiriva respimat, but it was top strong and it made me cough, I also tried advair, but that made my throat sore and my voice hoarse, so can someone tell me about the inhaler that they use....Thanks

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Ask for one that is not a powder they are much easier

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.