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Sputum clearance exercises


Just been given Spiriva . My consultant has said I must carry out sputum clearance twice daily, any advice on sputum clearance exercises. I am awaiting physiotherapy but would like advice. Many thanks

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Hi Bob, have you tried Mucinex or Mucinex D? They seem to help me somwhat. Hope this helps.


Many thanks, will try it

Purchase a flutter valve (I like the green one best). I found mine on Amazon. These work without fail.


Here is some information on Airway Clearance Techniques: copdfoundation.org/Learn-Mo...

Those are good techniques. The preferred way for a lot of people I know is the coughing method(all3) . I use a small pillow instead of my arms to cough forward.

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