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why pulmo aide is for copd patients

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Horng
19 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Nebulizer: Pulmoaide is a nebulizer. Nebulizers are often used in COPD to deliver medications such as bronchodilators into the lung by inhalation.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Medication delivery: Pulmo aide is one brand of nebulizer. There are many others. Patients with COPD benefit from medications delivered directly to the lung by an inhaler ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Caffeine, steroids: I do not believe that the premise of your question is correct. People with COPD taking steroids have a huge appetite. Some have mentioned caffeine in ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Keep weight down: Any change in your eating habits that will keep your weight down would be beneficial. Obesity will ceratinly affect your breathing. Good exercise (wit ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katrina Guest
27 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Steroid use: Medical alert tags tell an emergency responder about conditions that may impact the patients treatment. Chronic steroid use would be important informa ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Warlick
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Narrowed Plumming: Through means we do not completely understand, people with COPD have narrowing of the tubes that deliver air to sacs in the lung where oxygen is absor ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Varies: If a COPD patient has had previous illnesses which required IV therapy, sometimes the veins are used up and can't be used again. Some individuals simp ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Burger
35 years experience Pulmonology
COPD: COPD stands for for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The term obstructive refers to the impaired ability to exhale due to damaged lung and/or a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Here they are.: No smoking, flu shot, pneumonia shot, breathing exercises, compliance with maintenance inhalers, prompt treatment for respiratory infections, avoidanc ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
There is no right : Answer. It depends on the severity of the cold, type of surgery and other medical issues. If possible, choices that lead to decreased narcotic use or ... Read More
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