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Medication

Can the asthmatics amongst you tell me what drugs you are on please? I,m on Bisoprolol 5mg and Rivaroxiban20mg. Asthma fairly well. Controlled by clenil however when I have colds as I do annually ventolin is my life saver. Am a bit concerned. Thanks.

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Normally Bisoprolol (beta blocker) is a no-goer for Asthmatics. I take Diltiazem and Losartan Potassium for my AF. Most AF medications clash with Ventolin but my Asthma is well controlled with Qvar auto-haler, which agrees with me. I was on Clenil but it was not controlling my Asthma. When absolutely necessary I do take Ventolin but it is very seldom since I have been on breath activated Qvar. Just need it when I have a lung infection.

Hope all goes well with your meds but do watch the affects of Bisoprolol with your Asthma.

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Symbicort 200/6 1 puff twice a day. I used to have a Ventolin inhaler but seldom used it, I was told I could use my Symbicort as a reliever as well so as it works really well I dropped the blue one. I was told I could not have a beta blocker and NSAIDs are a nono as well.

I take Propafenone for my AF (also not great for asthma) and Diltiazem and Rivaroxaban plus Ranitidine for reflux exacerbated by other drugs!

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Nexium is good for acid reflux

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Sounds similar to the one prescribed after ablation?

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Forgot to mention Cetirizine! And did I say all these drugs cloud your brain?!

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Look into singulair, it has made my asthma disappear completely.

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I looked it up, think I'll stick with what I've got, forgot to mention the Cetirizine for allergy.

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I have been prescribed Symbicort as my previous inhalers exacerbated the AF. I have not been able to take Ventolin for 20 years as it speeds my heart rate too much. Like all of us on this forum medications affect each of us differently. I take Diltiazem, Losartan and Fleconaide for my AF and try to keep my lungs as happy as I can. Anne

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I am on. Nasal/Sinus problem Budesonide, Cetirzine. High Blood Pressure, Ramipril and Furosemide. AF Warfarin, Simvastatin, Tildiem Retard and for Asthma Salmeterol and Ventolin. I only take Ventolin when needed, in the last year this has been twice only.

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Hi I have Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis and since March this year AF!

I take amongst other meds non-steroidals,I notice comments on this site against them,so far no problems! (I know everyone reacts differently to meds!

For Asthma I take Symbicort 200,and 400,for a chest infection,I also take Montelukast,they have helped tremendously!

I'm on Apixaban,,Amiodarone,until November 5th Bisopral 1-25mgs,and Bendroflumethiazide!

As well as other medication for Rheumatoid!

I feel like a human rattle sometimes but I am still very active,looking after a 20month old grandson!

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