Monday, September 01, 2014

Medications

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Depending on how severe your disease is, your doctor may prescribe short-acting or long-acting bronchodilators. Short-acting bronchodilators last about 4 to 6 hours and should be used only when needed. Long-acting bronchodilators last about 12 hours or more and are used every day.

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I’m sure most of you with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) have heard of Spiriva, and I am quite sure, as well, that many of you are taking it. Since it is still a relatively new medicine, I wrote this article to answer questions, clear up any confusion, and help you get on with your life by achieving the most effective COPD…

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, posted COPD Medicaton Safety Tips: Reduce Your… Most people who have COPD take a number of different medications. This…

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, posted New Combination Drug Helps Prevent… If you've ever had a COPD exacerbation, commonly called a "flare-up", then…

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Jane M. Martin, BA, LRT, CRT, Health Pro, commented on COPD and Spiriva: How to Maximize its… Dear Flora,   I'd be glad to answer that.    Spiriva:…

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Jane M. Martin, BA, LRT, CRT, Health Pro, posted Understanding Your Medications - Part IV This is the fourth and final part of our series on COPD…

03/05/12

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