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 long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.[3] It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms.[9][10] Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.[2] These may occur a few times a day or a few times per week.[3] Depending on the person, asthma symptoms may become wor...

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Is Fluticasone/Salmeterold (Advair) from Prasco Gluten Free?

Trying to find out if the Prasco Generic of Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterold Xinafoate Dry Powder Inhaler (Name Brand is Advair), is gluten and corn free? My insurance won't pay for Advair. Viatris who bought out Mylan says they do not test for gluten in manufacturing process and they can't speak for outside ingredients so did not recommend using Viatris or Milan if you have celiac. ## From what I can see, the only inactive ingredient listed for this particular generic is "LACTOSE, UNSPECIFIED FORM". This is for Fluticasone Propionate And Salmeterol Diskus powder from Prasco Laboratories (NDC Codes 66993-584-97, 66993-585-97, 66993-586-97). Can you confirm that this is the brand you have? ## I don’t have it yet and do not know if my pharmacy can order it. I was ...

Updated in Fluticasone + Salmeterol
tedral use as a child

I used Tedral and Tedral SA as a child. In fact I overused and became addicted so much that I would be using 3 SA a night along with 6 or more tedral throughout the day with Ventilon. I only managed to get off them when I became a speed addict. I have been clean and relapsed a few times over the years but was a heavy drinker. Now sober I have trouble concentrating, sitting still, ect....and I think I have ADHD which I probably always had but through Tedral and speed, anti depressants it's been controlled to one degree or another. I now have real problems at work at home and I have now an methods addiction. When I take it I feel calm. Am I self medicating to control my ADHD I believe so. And I also believe that long term childhood use and over use did do some damage to my brain. I ha...

Updated in Tedral
Asthma medications being cut back

I have suffered with asthma since birth. I had to watch kids playing and if i wanted to play, i knew i would have to go to Dr and get a shot. As i grew up, treatments varied - inhalers, breathing treatments from clinic or hospital.... And to having breathing machine at home, emergency inhalers, the list contintues. There is nothing like praying to get the next breath. If you have not had that experience, then you cannot understand!! Still as time went on, Drs found that inhalers were really bad for the lungs.... That is where Bronchaid, Primatene Mist, etc came into the picture. Once again, as time went on, people figured that mixing those pills with whatever, they could make methamphetamine. Of course i can't stop taking it. So that meant that people like me who suffer from asthma ...

Updated in Bronchaid
Azmacort Substitute

Azmacort has been taken off the market because of environmental concerns (they say). There really is NO substitute. All other steroids do not work. My wife could die because of it. No one seems to care. Do you? ## Jack, so sorry to hear about the impact that Abbott's decision is having on your wife. It is sad that companies can create products which help individuals (and make individuals rely on them) and then just make such a decision to withhold it on a whim. Surely something can be done about this. I'd start by contacting Abbott and/or consulting with an attorney to see what can be done. Has her doctor recommended any substitutes yet? I know you said that nothing else works for her, but I would be curious to know what the doctor is recommending be done. Good luck and keep me ...

Updated in Azmacort
ventolin and sinecod

Can someone pls help me...my grandma took ventolin at 4pm the sinecod at 9pm coz she cant sleep coz of dry cough. My question is, how soon can she take her ventolin again? ## Can we take sinecod and ventolin solution for nebulizer? Is it safe to administer it together? ## Can we take salbutamol and butamirate at the same time? ## is it safe? my daughter took sinecod forte. 30 minutes after she nebulized with combivent. after that she coughed and coughed ## pls. help is butamirate citrate can be combined with dalbutamol nebule

Updated in Ventolin
white cross energy pills

smaller than an asprin and makes you want to get up and go, fast ## I am not sure what you are asking, if you need me to identify your I will need more information about the pill. If you need me to locate a drug or it's ingredients, I will need more informaiton as well. Please post back so i can assist you with your question. ## It's about half the size of an asprin, it's white, plain on one side, an X or a cross on the other side. That's all there is to it. ## The only pill I could locate with just an X on it is Sennosides 17 mg, but it's brown and round. I will keep trying to see if I can find any more. ## those pills are probably no longer available. we used to buy them in the 70's for $20 per 100. 2 in the morning and you were ready for anything including los...

Updated in Ephedrine
What is the substitute of Tedral SA tablets?

I am male 55 years and consuming two tablets of Tedral SA since last 30 years. During this period, I never faced any inconvenience and attack of asthma in any type of weather or circumstances. Now this tablet is not available in market. I need good substitution to this tablet with the same ingredients. ## From what I understand, there is NO substitute for the old Tedral formulation. Tedral contained some phenobarb, which helped, but didn't really work, to neutralize the stimulant side effects of theophylline and ephedrine. Ephedrine isn't available anymore and the combo of those two drugs caused "speedy" feelings. It's more typical that you'd be prescribed a rescue inhaler for acute asthma attacks (ProAir = albuterol is common) than any oral med. Works faster wit...

Updated in Tedral
Theophylline Side Effects

I am wondering about the side affects of the Theophylline? I have asthma, and have been suffering since thanksgiving with severe attacks. My doctor prescribed this, not sure it is helping. ## Theophylline can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, increased urination, increase in heart rate, abnormal heart rhythms, restlessness, headaches, insomnia, irritability, dizziness and lightheartedness.

Updated in Ephedrine + Phenobarbital + Theophylline
Nasal crom

## I have been a Nasal Crom user since Oct. o7. Began using it as a treatment of outdoor mold allergy. This was on my own. My allergy caused chest congestion, fast irregular heartbeat and Afib. This spray has been like magic. Nothing else had given me any relief. We live in Salt Lake City and it is terrible for outdoor mold. Even in the winter--it snows quits drys wind blows and I am in the doctors office. ## My husband just started using NasalCrom for chronic cough that he has had for years. The doctors had tried everything including sinus surgery, prescription sprays, mucinex, nasal rinses, etc. etc. The pulmonary doctor finally said he was giving up but to try NasalCrom. The cough stopped almost immediately. We feel it is truly a miracle after all these years of misery. ## Wow! I am ...

Updated in Nasalcrom
Xolair/Omalizumab-Hair Loss

I have been taking this medication for 5 month and I have experience a lot of hair loss. Spoke with a friend who is taking the medication as well and has experienced tremendous hair loss. She has used Redkin Hair Products, with good success, she has managed to recoup much of her hair. Has anyone else experienced hair loss? ## I too have had hair loss. My hair is very thin now and I haven't touched a razor to my legs in months. ## yeah. I'm 16 and i have. ## Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of side effect information available on this drug, yet. You would probably be surprised to know how many drugs do cause hair loss, though. ## Hi. I am 20 years old and I have been shedding hair like crazy over the past two years..... I am not sure why this is happening. It's not geneti...

Updated in Omalizumab

Asthma Medications (155 results)