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can i use breo long term

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: but as with anything else , one needs to assume that you do not have any risk factor (cardiac rhythm problem etc).
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Effect?: If you meant the effect of Breo, it depends on the ingredient. The long-acting bronchodilator should have lost effect by 36 hours but the steroid eff ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
Half life is...: about 20 hours
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Since the bronchodilator in Breo acts rather rapidly, when to perform a PFR depends on what you want to know. If you want to know whether Breo works ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
See below: I typically get my patients to measure their peak flow a few times a week and write it down. Typically this is done at whatever time you want, as lon ... Read More
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A 85-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: Not recommended Because BREO and Symbicort are just different versions of the same combinations of two medications . A corticosteroid ( Cortizone type ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to speculate: The need for or benefit of any medication is based on individual needs. You have not provided any information on why it was prescribed or what your da ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Potential: Breo has a long acting beta agonist to dilate your airways. Coreg (carvedilol) is a beta blocker which tends to act against the bronchodilator. With a ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: breo is a steroid/long acting bronchodilator combo medication, prescribed for patients who have asthma/COPD. Whether you should use is a clinical deci ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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30 minutes?: Breo is designed to be used one puff per day, at one time. It should never be used for 30 minutes. It can cause a condition called paradoxical bronc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ok to take both: Spiriva and the bronchodilator in Breo work at different sites to cause the airway the open up and their actions are additive and perhaps even synergi ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prescription.: You posted this on the Free Public Health Education site for HealthTap where we do not diagnosis, treat or refer. YOu can likely obtain care through ... Read More

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