Burning lungs and my lung history Mild Copd
The good news for you newly diagnosed with mild copd by spirometry, is that I have been stable for over twenty years and I continued smoking ...
My asthma is unpredictable and hard to control, and often told weird! I have also developed hayfever out of the blue, could this be linked to...
Alvesco with a spacer?
Is anyone using Alvesco and do you use it with a spacer? I've been on it for about a month now and it's working well but it does not fit n my...
Digestive reflux issues caused by steroids
I've has asthma since birth which is pretty good until I have an exacerbation usually caused by upper respitory infections but sometimes by d...
Side Affects of Areosol inhalers Reflux
I was on Seretide then split that out into Flixotide and Serevent and they both give me really bad chest pain which feels like reflux but mig...
However caught flu and then pneumonia at Christmas, ended up in hospital for 4 days, felt mostly better after 3 months and a change to Fostai...
Another heads up for Alvesco/ ciclesonide inhaler users
Hi there, Just saw my consultant at the RBH last week, he told me that Astra Zeneca is having another manufacturing problem with Alvesco. RBH...
Inhaler trials Alvesco and reflux with Seretide Serevent
I've kept a diary now and all the bad reflux is when I'm on Seretide and Serevent. Seretide has been brilliant for my asthma control but its ...
Heads up for anyone using Alvesco / Ciclesonide as their ICS
Just to let everyone know, Astra Zeneca are having a manufacturing problem with this medicine at the moment. I had to scour the country to ge...
Alvesco what are your experiences
I'm not sure that this combination is working for my asthma as well as seretide? I used to get oral thrush with Seretide even woth a spacer g...
Alvesco is anyone using it?
Id be interested to hear from anybody who is using Alvesco particuraly what you think and how long it takes to work?...
Nebuliser for first time
It was scary because my reliever wasn't having any effect and I had difficulty speaking. My peak flow has been declining over the past couple...
Does it ever get better?
I am a 46 year old female that was diagnosed with asthma 4 years ago even though probably always had a very mild case looking back. Flovent, ...
Hi All, I got a new inhaler on Tue Alvesco 160 to use 2 puffs once a day, I was feeling reasonably well when I started on it, but I'd just fi...
Alvesco / Ciclesonide
I've done that today, stopped the Alvesco and gone back to my seretide and i'll ring the hospital on monday....
Some success with breathing excercises and new meds.
Hi, This week I attended an excellent pulmonary physio at the hospital I am attending. She is trained in amongst other things Buteyko....
constant oral thrush
My asthma is pretty much under control ( I think ) but I have had oral thrush for nearly 2 months now and am quite fed up. I've seen differen...
Hoping someone can help me help a friends daughter complete her assignment!! Do you know if any of these inhalers are available in the UK ?...
Advice needed on Aspergillus allergy
I also suffer from an allergy to Sulphites through the form of rhinitus which I have had for over 20 years....
Whew, quite the month
Dec 29th, I took sick with bronchitis and costochondritis ( rib cage inflammation ). Costochondritis makes regular bronchitis seems like a wa...
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