British Lung Foundation

Phyllocontin 225mg x a day

Hi there everybody, I wonder if anybody knows about suddenly stopping phyllocontin tabs. I have bronchiectus. and at moment I have chest infection and Im on rescue pack of clarithromycin 500mg from resp nurse, i stopped taking phyllocontin 4 days ago as I was told that certain antibiotics interferred with some antis, but would it be to dangerous to suddenly start taking them again, as i feel so breathless even being on 30mg steroids.

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Think you should speak to your doctor or nurse. It doesnt do just to stop prescribed drugs without advice. M x

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Yes, had duty dr out yesterday, he put me straight back on them, feeling less tighter and breathless, thank you for reading this x

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first I've ever heard of anyone stopping Phyllocontin because they've started on a Clarithromycin course.

I do know you'll get really breathless without dear old Phyllo ..... I accidentally dropped a whole packed down a hotel loo once & it was over a week before I got some more .... never again.

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Thank you for helping me, yes had duty dr in yesterday, and he put me back on them, feeling less tighter and breathless, they are good tablets,

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