Asthma

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Asthma, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Asthma Overview

Asthma is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.[3] It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm.[10] Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.[2] These episodes may occur a few times a day or a few times per week.[3] Depending on the person, they may become worse at night or with exercise.[3] Asthma is thought to be caused by a combination of genetic and ...

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Montair Lc Side Effects
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Does the usage of Montair Lc lead to weight gain? ## Montair-LC contains the active ingredients Montelukast and Levocetirizine, it is most commonly used to treat allergies. And yes, long-term use of medications such as this may lead to weight gain in some people that take them. Learn more Montelukast details here. Learn more Levocetirizine details here. Have you gained some weight while taking it? ## my three year old child has been taking montair lc kid for a year now. does it lead to weight gain? ## My son is taking montair 4mg tablets and furacort 200mg inhaler BD since 4 months for an allergic cough. Can you please tell me if there are any side effects? Is there weight gain from these drugs?
Updated 5 hours ago in Montelukast.
 
Monticope tablet use and side effects
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I've been suffering from regular colds due to allergies. My doctor has advised me to take montecope tablets. Is there any side effects of taking these tablets regularly? ## Okay, allergies would not cause a cold, they are completely different things, since a cold is caused by a type of virus and has nothing to do with allergies, though they may cause some similar symptoms, such as runny nose and nasal congestion. That said, Monticope contains Montelukast and Levocetirizine, they are most commonly used to treat allergy symptoms. And all medications carry the risk of side effects, by taking this, you may experience: nausea, dizziness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I get wheezing prob where breathing become difficult And My doctor recommeneds montecope and sa...
Updated 2 days ago in Montelukast.
 
Telekast L Tablet
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Does it help with bleeding and coughing? ## Have you seen a doctor for this? Proper treatment really depends on what is causing the bleeding. Telekast-L contains the active ingredients Montelukast and Levocetirizine, it is most commonly used to treat allergies. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and dry throat. Learn more: ## i am suffering from allergies like eye itching then doctor told to take telekast l.... i used to take te telekast l tablet last 2years..... what is the side effect pls tell me ..... one day i miss that tat tablet itching remaining what we do for the permanent solution ## Ya i do have the same problem.I need permanent solution..plz tell me ## My father is 85 years old, taking lonator. He's been prescribed this for a long time by his p...
Updated 10 days ago in Montelukast.
 
I Just Found Out The FDA Pulled AsthmaNefrin Off The Shelves
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I've been sitting here crying because the pharmacist just told me that AsthmaNefrin was taken off the market. I look on the internet and it's been recalled by the FDA because it has caused chest pain and has many complaints. This decision by the FDA will kill people like me because I get a paradoxical reaction to Albuterol and Levalbuterol. They work completely different. Different drug. If I go to the emergency because I can't breathe, they save me with ephinephrine, the same drug that AsthmaNefrin is. And look in any drug book, Albuterol and Levalbuterol has worse side-effects than Epinephrine. I have to have my rescue inhaler with me everyday. The Primatene tablets are horrible, causing extreme anxiety and don't mix with my antidepressant. I was on cortisone for years...
Updated 13 days ago in AsthmaNefrin.
 
Surprising side effects
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Started using Symbicort with aerochamber couple days before Txgiving, in accordance with Dr.'s advice (first time user) - I've lost 1/3 of breathing capacity and developed asthma from exposure to toxic mold. First time I used it, felt trembley, nervous - like I was on amphetamines. However, did relieve tightness in chest and improved breathing. Persisted in spite of side effects - as days went on, Symbicort was seeming to help less and less. Also, the tone of my voice changed and was tremulous. Yesterday was the straw that broke the camel's back - I felt short of breath, very nervous and shaky - to the point where I considered a visit to the ER. Heart was also racing. Next day called the doc - explanation was "some people have a paradoxical reaction" (my interpretati...
Updated 13 days ago in Symbicort.
 
AdVair use past expiration date?
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I have an inhaler of AdVair unopened with an expiration date of 4/2013 Can I still use it? ## Hello, Helene! How are you? Thats a year past the expiration date, so it is most likely no longer effective. It would be best to just dispose of it and pick up a new prescription. Since this just uses a powdered medication that you inhale, it's going to degrade much faster than most other forms would. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks ! ## Its july 2016 nbutut my advair expred 01/16 can i still use it ## I accidentally throw away my new advair and have being using my 5 year expired medicine. Should I be concern about it ## Advair disc still in foil expire 9/15 still good?
Updated 14 days ago in Advair.
 
I Have A History Of Asthma And Used Tedral In The Past But Can Never Find It Anymore Where This Medication
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As stated above i have a history of Asthma and was given tedral as a child but am unable to find this product anymore. Can anyone asist me with its location?? ## try phamanabolics . net about €1 per tab .. reliable , always arrives !! ## During junior and high school, I experienced fairly chronic asthma but I was able to participate in jv and varsity football and track, lettering in both. By my mid twenties, the asthmatic symptoms had all but vanished. Now in my early sixties, I am still physically active (running, bicycling, weight training & cross-country skiing), and the asthma has returned to some degree. Over the past five years or so, I have been prescribed various inhalers (Advair, Symbicort, Albuterol, etc) which have had little or no effect. In my experien...
Updated 14 days ago in Tedral.
 
montelukast side effects
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I have been taking montelukast, generic for Singular, 1 tablet daily, for slightly less than a month. I also use Advair for asthma, which I have had for many years. Within the past week I have begun having severe, unrelenting laryngitis and within the past 3 days an unbearable itching and tingling in my left wrist and hand. I am also very tired and sleepy and have no energy. Could these be side effects of the montelukast? ## Hello, Shari! How are you? The laryngitis and fatigue are known side effects, but I'm not finding anything about the itching and tingling. Is there a visible rash, at all? Do you have topical skin allergies? ## About using singular and Advair. The Advair is responsible for my cramping spasms. I too ha e nu.bness in hand. I now have periphial nerve damage. It see...
Updated 15 days ago in Montelukast.
 
chronic wheezing treatment
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What kind of lung infection causes chronic and severe wheezing, which doesn't subside even after medication? ## There are several possibilities as reported by the NIH, including asthma, heart failure, and several others. What medications did you take? Do you take any medications regularly? Do you have any diagnosed medical conditions? Have you been checked for pneumonia and TB? ## I had the same symptoms, had Cat Scan and found "tree in bud" looking stuff in right lung which leads to infection of some kind, next hospital to scope lung and get sample for lab. Results came back I have Nocardia Nova bacteria which is in all dirt and water. We had a mfg company moving mountains readying for building for a year. I am on sulfamethoxazole-TMP-DS twice a day for 6-12 months. Cough i...
Updated 16 days ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
 
What needs to be done
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I am 27 years old female and 4 months back I suffered with vibrations and numbness in my legs hands and head.I contacted to numerologist and he prescribed me to take naxito 10 mg for 40 days and I took the medicine for only 15 to 20 days and stopped.i felt good for some time.now after 3 months I am feeling the same problem and it is increasing day by day.I am Ashthamatic too.now what should I do? Should I again start naxito tablet ??? ## Why didn't you take it for the full prescribed time period? Are you on any other medications? There are some that are used for asthma that could cause these issues as side effects, according to NIH reports. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change? Nexito can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache mood swings, and weight ch...
Updated 22 days ago.
 

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