If you use xopenex you know it is expensive. My co-pay with insurance is $100. Today I found out about their Breath for Less Program. Details and how to register are on their website: http://www.xopenex.com/ . You can save up to $50 a month for 12 months.View Thread
20 of 34 found this Tip helpful
| ReplyReplyReport This| Share this:Xopenex savingsIf you use xopenex you know it is expensive. My co-pay with insurance is $100. Today I found out about their...
For patients using albuterol rescue inhalers, remember to wash the mouthpiece as directed. The typical recommendation is washing it once per week, but check with your pharmacist or online to obtain instructions for your specific rescue inhaler. View Thread
There are several types of inhalers for asthma. Some inhalers (inhaled steroids) are controller medications that are used on a daily basis to control asthma and inflammation. Others are rescue inhalers (such as albuterol) which are used during symptomatic periods to open up the airways and provide immediate symptom relief. It is important that you understand what type of inhaler(s) you have so they are used correctly (and provide the most benefit). For example, steroid inhalers take a long time to work, so they will not provide immediate relief. If you have any questions about your inhalers or how to use them, bring your inhalers to your next appointment so your doctor or nurse can review them.View Thread
For those who use daily inhaled steroids (controller medication) make sure to rinse out your mouth with water or brush your teeth after each use. You do not have to rinse out your mouth following rescue inhaler use. This will help prevent a white coating/thrush from developing.View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.
Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.