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Addiction & Recovery board
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  1. PLEASE!!!.....somebody answer this quick... 21st October 2004
    ... potential for abuse is for ADVAIR discus inhaler and Spiriva HandiHaler??? I just found a bunch of it in my stepdaughter...

Asthma board
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  1. Can being on inhaled steroid cause problems? 27th January 2008
    ... breath. thats all gone now....maybe you should try spiriva , im on that and it does not affect my GERD...it keeps...
    ... have an asthma attack.. How long have you been on Spiriva - that is not a steroid is it? Thanks!...

  2. Anyone on Spiriva, does it work for you?? 24th January 2008
    ... I take Spiriva for copd along with a long list of asthma meds. ... I understand Spiriva is mainly for copd and primarily to keep it from getting ... All I can say is for about two years of being on Spiriva my copd hasn't gotten any worse and I live a normal ... other meds to head off. I'd be afraid to quit the Spiriva because I sense if my copd gets worse the downward...

  3. Peak flow reading 320-acceptable? 20th December 2007
    ... hours, Symbicort 160/4.5 2 puffs every 12 hours and Spiriva once a day. Hope all of you have a very Merry ...

  4. blood blisters in mouth 30th November 2007
    ... my asthma drugs. I'm on Advair 250 1 puff 2x day, Spiriva 1 capsule a day, Asmanex 2 puffs at bed time, abluterol...

  5. Methacholine test on Monday...what to expect? 28th November 2007
    ... any type of asthma are the same: inhaled steroid, spiriva or singulair as a daily med and albuterol or naponex...

  6. Spiriva versus steroid inhaler 5th October 2007
    ... I collapsed my lungs and I am on both Azmacort and spiriva and a rescue inhaler my problem is I feel it is not...
    ... I thought Spiriva was for COPD (Chronic Bronchitis, etc) not Asthma...

  7. Question about chest heaviness & coughing 6th September 2007
    ... months - very gradual but noticeable. I'm also on Spiriva inhaler and Theophylline time release tablets (400...
    ... months - very gradual but noticeable. I'm also on Spiriva inhaler and Theophylline time release tablets (400...
    ... diskus) form from MDI. The Dr. then changed me to Spiriva inhaler with the Pulmicort and I did pretty good on...

  8. feeling alone with asthma 3rd September 2007
    ... Foradil twice a day, Singulair one pill at night, Spiriva once a day, and Theophylline 300 mg twice a day. The...

  9. Excersized Induced Asthma- EIA 16th August 2007
    ... Anticolinergics, particurily Spiriva , do me the most good. Of course inhaled glucocorticiods...

  10. Difference between Spiriva and Advair??? 15th August 2007
    ... long acting bronchodilator and steroid, as you know. Spiriva is a once a day long acting bronchodilator that is ... both as I have cough variant asthma. And the drug in Spiriva has an affect on coughing. I've not had any noticeable...

  11. Berotec discontinued! 7th August 2007
    ... free Berotec inhaler. They only offer Atrovent and Spiriva - neither of which are rescue puffers. Our pharmacist...

  12. Spririva 7th May 2007
    ... My Husband has been on spiriva for awhile and lately he has had a very dry mouth...
    ... I've been on Spiriva since December and haven't noticed an increase in...

  13. concerns about steroid in Advair 1st May 2007
    ... and he refused to use it too. So, he switched to Spiriva . It seems to be working well for him. I think it...
    ... worked for me. I'm currently on Advair 250/50 2x/day, Spiriva 1x, Claritn (OTC) 1x day, and ProventilHFA as needed...

  14. Advair and Weight Gain 25th January 2007
    ... almost a year and have put on 20-30 pounds. i also take spiriva so maybe i will see about only doing the spiriva and...

  15. New Inhaler...anyone ever use this one before?? 6th December 2006
    ... Mine has been seriously out of control. I used the Spiriva and Advair (at separate times) and still had to use...
    ... Mine has been seriously out of control. I used the Spiriva and Advair (at separate times) and still had to use...

  16. New Asthma Inhaler -Spiriva Question 12th October 2006
    ... I have used spiriva . I had terrific results with it too. I have emphysema...
    ... I've been using Spiriva since 2001 - before it was approved in the US in 2004...
    ... Singulair-- 10 mgm. You certainly have been using Spiriva a long time. You certainly sound satisfied using it...
    ... I have been on spiriva for the last year or so because of asthma. It has...
    ... I have been on Spiriva for a while now and it is great. Once a day, is a ... many years ago and am so glad they cme out with the Spiriva . Hope that everybody else has good results from it...

  17. quit smoking but still wheezing 13th July 2006
    ... doctor to see if you are eligible for something like Spiriva . Its a realativley new med that helps stop the progression...

  18. Meds -reference Guide 11th July 2006
    ... *Advair contains salmeterol & fluticasone 3. SPIRIVA HandiHaler (tiotropium bromide inhalation powder)anticholin...

  19. Question Asthma Attack 29th July 2005
    ... I am on advair, singulair, spiriva and albuterol. Today I am having a hard time. It's...

  20. Anyone on Spiriva or Combivent? 29th July 2005
    ... I am on spiriva , albuterol, advair and singulair. I don't seem to ... notice a difference on the spiriva , but if I go off some meds, then you realize they...

  21. asthma and chest congestion 15th May 2005
    ... finding instead of taking Atrovent they switched to Spiriva which is taken only once a day .... Long Acting ... bronchodilating effects. Examples: Tiotropium aka Spiriva DPI only (inhalation doesn't have to be AS fast as...
    ... I just wanted to note, spiriva is used with COPD....

  22. Brittle asthma 9th May 2005
    ... injections, Xopenex/albuterol, Nasonex, Nexium, and Spiriva . All that and I still end up in the hospital pretty...

  23. Medications 14th November 2004
    ... Allegra 180 mg Once a day Singulair Once a day Spiriva ONce a day Xoponex as needed Atrovent as needed...

  24. New here 7th September 2004
    ... benadryl 25 mg/day, xolair 375 mg every 2 weeks, spiriva , foradil, Qvar 80 mg 8 puffs twice a day, nexium 40...

  25. If u are (or have ever) taken theophylline....... 12th August 2004
    ... 750mg 3) what other meds were u on?pred, seretide, spiriva , ventolin, citirizine, flixonase 4) Did u have...

  26. Spiriva and Asthma 30th June 2004
    ... Hi I take spiriva for my asthma too, it's aimed at COPD in England as ... difficult to work out which one is working!!! I hope the spiriva continues to help you. x x x...

  27. Advair and Throat 13th June 2004
    ... to be able to breathe better. My Doctor put me on Spiriva but that did not work at all for me. Albuterol does...

  28. Severe Asthma 4th June 2004
    ... I'm on a permanent dose of prednisilone along with spiriva , seretide, flixotide theophyllin and cetirizine. I...

  29. Hello Hotchic... 31st December 2003
    ... Hi Have you tried spiriva ?? I don't know what it's proper medical name is, it...
    ... I haven't tried Spiriva (tiotropium bromide) as it's not available in the...

  30. advair withdrawal 30th June 2003
    ... ronchodilators (Foradil/Oxeze for one, and a new one called Spiriva , which doesn't seem to work as well for asthma patients...

  31. ~Hi, I'm new! I'm psychotic from Prednisone!!~ 5th May 2003
    ... supposed to help with phlegmy coughs too.) It's called Spiriva or tiotropium, it lasts 24 hours and isn't a stimulant...
    ... a new 24-hour Atrovent formulation out. Its called Spiriva in Canada. I don't know where else it is approved...

  32. What medications is everyone taking? 29th April 2003
    ... is a little nasty: * Advair 500/50 * Flovent 250 * Spiriva (the new 24-hour Atrovent release-love it!) * Prednisone...

Cancer: Lung board
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  1. Mom dx w/Lung cancer 25th October 2005
    ... that she is not breathing well??? Also she is on Spiriva inhaler once/day and Advair 2X/day (just brought down...
    ... for the above diseases. Make sure she only uses the spiriva once a day and the advair twice aday about 12 hrs ... are the ones that give instant relief .Advair and spiriva should never be used as a rescue inhaler as one is...

Heart Disorders board
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  1. how do you drain fluid from lungs? 10th January 2007
    ... My Mom also takes Spiriva (a puffer) to help with her breathing (she had lung...

Liver Disorders board
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  1. Focal Nodular Hyperplasia and Asthma 26th December 2005
    ... symbicort and said take it two timestwice a day and spiriva and take this once each morning and said that would...
    ... symbicort and said take it two timestwice a day and spiriva and take this once each morning and said that would...

Lung & Respiratory Disorders board
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  1. Exercise Induced Vocal Cord Dysfunction 10th February 2008
    ... EIVCD. He has read studies that found Atrovent or Spiriva can help prevent EIVCD. He has his athletes successfully ... using Spiriva . Does anyone have any experience with EIVCD and Spiriva...

  2. Long Term effects of Mycrobacterium Avium Virus 28th January 2008
    ... the last year I've had wheezing so am on Advair and Spiriva . CT, every 4 months now, show more nodules. Breathing...

  3. my bronchitis deal 3rd January 2008
    ... beleive it is almost done. Been on z-pack, advair, spiriva , nasacort, the doctor does not think it is asthma...

  4. spiriva and advair 25th December 2007
    ... corticosteroid (fluticisone); often used in asthma. Spiriva is ipratropium (another long-acting bronchodilator ... stopping reduced airways/improving opening of airways). Spiriva works best in COPD. However, both Spiriva and Advair...
    ... Spiriva is ipratropium Actually it is Tiotropium. Atrovent...
    ... so which of the two spiriva or advair is best for COPD. are you using them or...
    ... is best for YOU! I tried Advair and it did nothing. Spiriva has made it possible to hardly ever use my "rescue...
    ... Advair twice a day, 11 am and 11 pm. I have been taking Spiriva once, in the middle of the day. Often, I have been ... of losing my voice-not even right after the Advair [ Spiriva alone didn't cause that]. Besides rinsing my mouth...

  5. emphysema 6th December 2007
    ... There are medications that help. I presently take Spiriva and it has made a big difference in my life. I have...

  6. MAC (Mycobacterium Avium Complex) 8th October 2007
    ... and downs, which he does not show me. I've been on Spiriva but he heard a lot of wheezing so now I must take...
    ... Very short breath. Even though Dr. has put me on Spiriva along with Advair, don't walk too far without struggling...

  7. Emphysema & genes or does it pass along .... 10th August 2007
    ... she has emphysema and is currently taking Advair and Spiriva I believe. It appears to be mild and she's managing...

  8. Today, Dr. said Emphysema-nervous wreck 3rd August 2007
    ... i also was terrified and the pulmonologist gave me spiriva and pulmicort and said that i will be alright for...
    ... i also was terrified and the pulmonologist gave me spiriva and pulmicort and said that i will be alright for...

  9. Burning sensation in center of chest . . . does anyone else have this? 12th July 2007
    ... t worry about it. There's a drug out there called Spiriva , that is supposed to help people with moderate and...
    ... s funny you mentioned your dr. advising not to use Spiriva yet until you really need it because I was going to...
    ... see the Pumonary doctor, he probably won't prescribe Spiriva for you, unless he feels you need it now. Most people...

  10. COPD anyone? 30th June 2007
    ... emphysema? There are newer inhalers available such as Spiriva , Advair and Foridil. While COPD isn't reversible...

  11. cramping--albuterol sulfate 13th June 2007
    ... also easier on the heart. I have severe COPD and use Spiriva once a day and foridil twice a day and seldom need...

  12. Copd? 27th April 2007
    ... one Theo 24 in the morning along with one dose of Spiriva and one Lasix pill. In the evening I take 2 puffs...
    ... effects and mention them to your dr? If you feel Spiriva isn't adequate, you could also ask for a sample Albuterol...
    ... way of breathing can make a difference? As for the Spiriva I guess it is working for me. I don't seem to have...
    ... quit smoking then and started exercising. Also take Spiriva and a new med called Foridil; also need Xopenex now...

  13. is this copd? 1st March 2007
    ... to anything. Finally, the Dr. give me an inhaler. Spiriva HandiHaler. He told me to come back in 2 weeks. The ... Spiriva is used to treat symptoms of COPD. Also, I was a 20...

  14. COPD/bronchitis-sick of being sick.... 1st January 2007
    ... Allergy Doctor has given me like 5 things to take. Spiriva , Asmanex, antibiotic, Certuss, and probiotics. I...

  15. MAC (Mycrobacterium Avium Complex) 3rd November 2006
    ... t help me at all but since the doc switched it to Spiriva things improved so much the albeutrol inhaler has...

  16. Chronic cough 2nd October 2006
    ... asthma for the last 4 years as well as singulair, spiriva , prednisone and do nebulizer treatments for the asthma...

  17. Albuterol With Meds? 22nd August 2006
    ... My husband takes foradil and spiriva in the morning and foradil at night. Is it okay for...
    ... albuterol and wait a few minutes and then use the Spiriva . He said it helps the Spiriva work better. I take ... once a day Q-Var in the morning and the once a day Spiriva in the evening. Hopes this helps....
    ... with COPD, the Dr tried changing my Advair Inhaher to Spiriva , and oh my! That stuff I tried for five weeks and...
    ... and the Advair did nothing. Once I was put on the Spiriva it was only 2 weeks and I felt almost normal. It really ... works for you. I use the albeuterol now before the Spiriva and that's the only time. You should tell your doctor...

  18. Questions on C.O.P.D (non asthma related) 22nd July 2006
    ... Hi no lungs, My husband takes spiriva and foradil. They have helped him tremendously. ...
    ... drs. do not take you off the Advair when you go on Spiriva . It is an adjunct to Advair not a subsitute. You are ... can take weeks for some people to feel better from Spiriva and some never do. The general prescribing for emphysema ... is Spiriva once a day, Advair 2X aday and Albuteral for immediate ... you off the Advair at this time. Maybe in time if Spiriva works very well for you you can get off it but at ... point it is an unknown. I, myself, do not respond to Spiriva . Are you seeing a pulmonologist and have you had Pulmonary...
    ... I do have a pulmo, Rod, and tried Spiriva but it made my shortness of breath worse--but i'm...

  19. Emphasema questions. 1st April 2006
    ... think you are and, if not, there are other meds like Spiriva that can be of added benefit. Or maybe I don't know...

  20. MAC (Mycrobacterium Avium Complex) 1st March 2006
    ... inhalers. The Advair didn't help at all so I am now on Spiriva (2 puffs1x a day) and now something new called Q-Var...
    ... just because nothing changed. After 2 weeks on the Spiriva I could make it up and down the stairs without stopping...

  21. need help fast please, emphesyma med 19th January 2006
    ... different with these meds. Have they tried also to use Spiriva , an anti-cholergenic. Many meds are available and...

  22. Difficulty breathing 1st January 2006
    ... symbicort and said take it two timestwice a day and spiriva and take this once each morning and said that would...

  23. medicines for COPD 7th November 2005
    ... both plumicort in Neb 2x's a day, advair 2x's a day, Spiriva Handler 1x a day and abuterol Neb every 4 hrs and...

  24. copd & emphysema 24th March 2005
    ... lungs to take a new breath. Hopefully this Advair and Spiriva will help him to breathe better for several more years...

  25. Pnemonia 8th February 2005
    ... inhalers but never said what they were. If he's not on Spiriva , a new med for copd, he may want to look into it...

  26. Spiriva side effects 26th January 2005
    ... diagnosed w/ COPD a few months ago. his doctor put him on Spiriva , it was working wonderfully until he started developing ... the fungus. His doctor now is taking him off of the Spiriva . This is depressing because this was working so great ... of any other medicine that may work as well as the Spiriva ?? Thanks Does he use atrovent ? It's an inhaled ... inhaler and nebulizer, that's in the same family as Spiriva ....
    ... Hi atrovent is the same family as spiriva, i think spiriva is the longer acting version of the two. You have...
    ... Atrovent is an anticholinergic medication like Spiriva . It's generic name is ipratropium bromide. It'd probably...

  27. MAC (Mycrobacterium Avium Complex) 14th December 2004
    ... emphysima medication is Advair 500/50 1 puff 2x day and SPIRIVA (tiotropium) 1 puff/day plus Albutrol puffs as needed...

  28. Copd 2nd December 2004
    ... he was immediately put on inhaled meds. He takes Spiriva and Foradil. They are powered in capsules that you...
    ... to be a pulmonary specialist. He put my husband on Spiriva and Foradil. They are powders in capsules that are...

Lupus board
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  1. Lupus an d sinusitus with excessive mucus 6th July 2005
    ... though when i went on two inhalers i have.. Advair and Spiriva ...(which are inhalers for ashma..) it could of been...

  2. New medicine, anyone heard of it? 17th July 2004
    ... get on some days they felt that I should begin use a Spiriva Inhaler every morning. :) The info I got on the...

  3. I can't breathe! Anyone help me out here? 16th July 2004
    ... use an inhaler every morning now. :) It is called Spiriva Handihaler (Tiotropium Bromide). It is not for asthma...

Polio board
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  1. Pps & Copd 19th November 2006
    ... Iím wondering? The medications prescribed are Spiriva (once daily since April) and Advair (twice daily for...

Thyroid Disorders board
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  1. still can't talk after thyroid surgery 15th February 2008
    ... misdiagnosed and was given throat spays, inhalers, Spiriva all terrible for paralyzed V.C. Right now you...

  2. Hashimoto's 10th January 2006
    ... zantac and protonix. I stopped my singulair, advair, spiriva and liquid albuteral. I told my doc. that I'll use...

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