Review: how effective is Advair diskus 500/50 for Copd?
(By eHealthMe on Jul, 28, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.1/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Advair diskus 500/50 (fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate) is for Copd. The study is based on 44 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Advair diskus 500/50
Advair diskus 500/50 (latest outcomes from 441 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.
Copd (latest reports from 206,013 patients) is typically treated by Spiriva, Symbicort, Advair Diskus 250/50, Prednisone, Advair Diskus 500/50, Albuterol Sulfate.
On Jul, 28, 2014: 44 people are studied for taking Advair diskus 500/50 in Copd
Advair diskus 500/50 effectiveness for Copd (number of people):
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used advair 4 months. diplopia confirmed by optometrist. Diplopia began when I started and ended when I quit. I have asthma, allergies, copd, and emphysema. In addition to advair, I have been taking combivent for past year and continue to do so. I do have astigmatisms and vision correctable to near 20-20. The retinas and blood vessels inside my eyes are in excellent condition. Full panel blood test results are all normal.
From this study (5 months ago):
Was taken to the hospital by daughter because of dementia type symptoms while on pain meds for back and being a heavy smoker. Was diagnosed in the hospital with COPD and aspiration pneumonia. Was put on Bi-pap machine but confusion symptoms did not improve. Ammonia levels were checked and were in the 70's. My liver was checked and was fine. Was given Lactulose and symptoms improved every day. After being released from the hospital with new meds, smoke cessation, and ammonia levels in the 20's.. 5 days later my daughter took me back because of more confusion symptoms. Ammonia levels were back up to 45 and they gave me more lactulose to take home to use and symptoms have improved. So at this point it seems my COPD is under control but I am constantly worried about my ammonia levels increasing. I dont want to over take any lactulose because I dont want to mess up my potassium levels. So what's causing the ammonia to increase??
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