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Are there deaths related to spiriva?

Are there deaths related to spiriva?

Not sure: But any medication can produce potentially lethal allergic reactions. If one gets hive-like eruptions, difficulty breathing, trouble with heart rate, or other phenomena - get help quickly. ...Read more

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Can spiriva cause this increased coughing?

Can spiriva cause this increased coughing?

Possibly..: Any inhaled medicine can induce coughing as a side-effect, including spiriva. If the cough only occurs right after using the inhaler and is not bothersome, the inhaler can be continued. However, if the cough is bothersome, the inhaler can be switched to an alternate inhaler until one is found that you tolerate. See your doctor so this can be evaluated and a different inhaler tried, if necessary. ...Read more

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How often should I be using spiriva if i feel better?

How often should I be using spiriva if i feel better?

As prescribed: Spiriva is the reason you feel better. You have copd, which is not curable. Keep using it as prescribed until your doctor changes the prescription. ...Read more

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Since finding out that I have copied. I'm on Spiriva once daily. Anything wrong with using it twice?

Once a day: Spiriva is designed to be used once a day. You will get too much medication if you use it two times a day. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: spiriva handihaler?

Please describe the medication: spiriva handihaler?

An inhaled COPD med: That is an anti-cholinergic drug used once daily in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: spiriva handihaler?

What is the definition or description of: spiriva handihaler?

Medication for COPD: It is a once a day inhaler for copd, lung has 2 main bronchodilator receptors: adrenergic & cholinergic. Spiriva works in the cholinergic side alsp causes decrease secretions & probable anti inflammatory efect but mild per some studies. It helps breath better a great advantage is no significant cardiovascular problems. ...Read more

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Can I use advair and spiriva together?

Can I use advair and spiriva together?

Yes: These medicines are often helpful if used together in the treatment of poorly-controlled copd. ...Read more