Your comment struck me because of the search I did on Pulmicort VS Advair. My dad has severe COPD with which comes Congestive Heart Failure. It came as a result of both working environment and smoking, although, he developed the diagnosos 10 years after his last cigarrette, (though he did chew tobacco) . He's 57 and doing considerably good. He just visited his pulminologist today for the first time after being out of the hospital AGAIN for his COPD. He's been in better spirits than he has been for the last two years and he just got out 2.5 weeks ago. The new drug which plays the biggest role in that is Pulmicort respules. He's also doing Xopenex which is new. Anyway, during his appointment the Pulm specialist said that the pulmicort was pretty much the miracle drug and ordered him to quit taking the Advair: and that they were both very similar, but that Pulmicort is better. I'lll keep you posted after a couple weeks without the Advair and Pulmicort only.View Thread
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