Thanks for your response. A friend who is a doctor recommended that given my specific symptoms (more of a tight chest than shortness of breath/lack of air) I should instead take 320mg of Qvar plus two nebulizer treatments (3mg albuterol and .5mg ipratropium bromide) per day, and leave out the other stuff. Does that sound safe to take?View Thread
So to combat a recent asthma flare up, my doctor prescribed 4 drugs, Advair, Singulair, Qvar, and Spiriva. Is it okay to be taking all of these drugs at the same time, and if so for how long? He said he wants me on them for at least one month.
Also, is it possible to have a low peak flow meter reading (mine was around 300 and I'm 23 yr old male), but feel just fine with no symptoms of asthma? That's how I've been for the last 7 years.View Thread
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