I have been a asthmatic with chronic bronchitis since the age of 5 and am now 54.For the past couple of months my peak flow has dropped considerably and i struggle to keep it between 150/200 even after nebulising ventolin it seems to make little difference,i have had doxycycline,oxytetracycline co amoxiclav and have now been put on clarythromcin 1000mg daily for 30days.[ hve been put on Atrvent 4times daily a week ago which seems to have little effect ,i take it through a spacer as i do my seritide250mg.i also have singleair tabs on an evening.I have had 3weeks of 40mg prednisilone and a further week in which i have reduced to nothing. I gave up smoking 3-4wks ago in the hope of improving things (to little too late probably) since then my chest feels tighter iam no longer coughing up phlemgm that the fags induced and feelcontinually out of breath. Can anyone offer any advice on how to get rid of all the phlegm that im sure must be sitting on my lungs in the hope of improving my peak flow and getting my life back, I have been off work for 3plus wks feel absolutly exhausted and have to visit ocupational health re job tomorrow.Please can anyone help ,idont want to start the fags again as ive done the hard part after smoking 40yrs but ireally feel that my chest is worse for giving up.I am nebulising very regularly but there is nothing productive or any cough that is clearing my chest.Please Help i am not normally a panicer and have always managed to live a fulllife un til now and i feel so out of control with my condition and it is affecting both my home andwork life more than ever before
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