Probably I shouldn't be posting this, or should put it in off-topic or something as not really asthma-related, but just in case someone on here has had similar issues...feel free to tell me to push off and ask somewhere else!
Anyone been on Buccastem? I was put on it by GP for the dizziness which started after my exercise ECG, now around halfway through second 25-day course (dizziness has been going on about 2 months). Things are fine with it (except breathing) but lousy off it, don't feel sick but dizzy and a bit fluey and tired all the time. But have read that you're not meant to take it long-term really, and drs just don't seem to be remotely interested in the dizziness once I tell them that the medication works to control the symptoms - I told my resp cons and she was the same. Possibly they think it's because I'm hyperventilating, but breathing was about the same before the ECG test and no dizziness then at all, plus breathing is just as bad when I'm on the Buccastem, I just don't get the dizziness as well.
I have an appt in a couple of weeks to update 'good' GP on how my resp appt went and am going to ask him, but thought I might ask on here just in case anyone has had anything similar and whether I ought to be pushing for them to do something more than just give me the pills indefinitely. Not really worried that it's something awful, just thinking that this is not a long-term solution.