What I wish I had known (and what I have learnt through trial and error!)
Asthma is a learning curve so here’s what I wish I had known from the beginning! Obvious now, but starting out to me asthma was asthma - a bl...
Salbutamol - silly question ( probably)
I was diagnosed with COPD 8 years ago but despite fairly extensive online research, I still know very little about it....
A bit about my history, I’ve been on xolair for 15 months but still are unable to reduce my daily pred ( currently at 20mg daily ) I’m not co...
Blue Inhaler (salbutamol)
On the Asthma UK asthma plan it says when calling 999 to take ten puffs of your blue inhaler and if an ambulance does not arrive after fiftee...
Just phoned my doctors for prescription on my inhalers and receptionist said they have changed my ventolin to salbutamol is salbutamol cheape...
Frustrated with new gp’s
Hey everyone, I’m not sure I’m posting it in the right place. But I need a little rant and I figured you guys would understand....
Hi, I have been asked to consider hypertonic saline in-between my twice daily salbutamol and gentamicin nebuliser. I am sure it would help wi...
Oro pharangeal colonisation
Has anyone got this result back from a sputum sample, I’m having a really bad time trying to clear my airways, so horrible thick and scary, I...
Coughing more with salbutamol
Hi my 2 year old had an attack a few days ago I'm waiting to see if we can go into be assessed today as he's on steroids but still coughing t...
Am considering trying this inhaler for going out socially. I'm fed up with my handbag being full of spacers and inhalers!...
Carbocisteine side effects
I was prescribed spiriva and clenil along with salbutamol for this....
12 Days of Christmas (Asthma Style)
On the twelfth day of Christmas,
my respiratory consultant prescribed to me
Twelve prednisolone tablets ( which are fattening)
COPD OR ASTHMA?
GP did a lung function test and said I have the lungs of a 74 year old ( I'm 50 ) as the results were ' borderline ' I'm recording peak flow ...
She's not my usual doctor and I showed her my peak flow diary of how low it is at the moment 150 and normal is 300. She was more concerned wi...
Evening everyone hope all well had my operation on my wrist on a lot of pain and loads painkillers when I came around after as had a general ...
Wheezy and tight. Stupid asthma 😕
Feeling sorry for myself. Had dry cough for couple of day....
I need to find a way forward after damaging my lungs
I am 60 years old and was diagnosed with moderate COPD 5 years ago....
Montelukast - good or bad?
I’m new here, looking in at the recommendation of the Asthma UK helpline nurse....
Sore chest upon exercise
I am on symbicort SMART regime 200/6 2 in the morning and 2 at night. I've never had an asthma attack and although I have slight difficulty i...
Change of inhalers
Hi there Had an asthma review with the nurse today as I have recently felt that my asthma isn't under control. Peak flow was normal today so ...
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