In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson discusses the signs of COPD. Symptoms usually form later in life. Smoking with COPD can progression your condition.
It's best to start COPD treatment as soon as you are diagnosed, including medications for COPD, as well as other non-medication treatments.
In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how to prevent COPD, and outlines processes for diagnosing COPD, such as a PFT (pulmonary function test).
Breo Ellipta is a combination of steroid Fluticasone, and beta2 agonist Vilanterol used for COPD maintenance. Breo is inhaled daily.
Advair is a drug used to control COPD. It is a long acting beta2 agonist and a steroid medication. Advair may be inhaled twice a day.
Brovana is an inhaled mediation prescribed for COPD treatment. Brovana is a combination drug that combines a beta2-agonist and a steroid.
Dalisrep is a prescription medication used for severe COPD symptoms. Dalisrep is in pill form, learn dosage and potential side effects of this drug.
Combivent is a combination drug with an anticholinergic and a beta2-agonist for COPD treatment, watch for proper usage and potential side effects
Spiriva is an anticholinergic drug used for COPD treatment. Watch this video to learn proper Spiriva dosage and potential Spiriva side effects.
This combination drug works in two ways.
Anoro Ellipta is a combination drug used for COPD. Anoro uses a long acting anticholinergic, and a long acting beta2 agonist.
COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is an umbrella term that covers two common lung diseases: chronic bronchitis and chronic emphysema. In
Flare-ups from COPD are common and often involve shortness of breath, increased coughing and an increase in fatigue. A typical flare-up lasts several
Being underweight is often a problem for people with COPD. In the video above, Dr. Sonali Bose shares some tips on how to maintain a healthy weight in
In addition to quitting smoking, COPD can be treated by a variety of medications. Rescue medications are used a few times a day to help with flare-ups
Dr. Sonali Bose discusses important questions to consider when you have a COPD diagnosis. First, what is COPD? COPD can be difficult to understand
Dr. Sonali Bose overviews finding the right COPD treatment option, how COPD drugs work, and the current understanding of COPD in the medical field.
When living with COPD, it is important to inform your doctor of your COPD symptoms. Make sure they are aware of any new or worsening COPD symptoms
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