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 Post subject: Re: Xmas 2018
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:52 am 
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After another visit to the doc - a GP registrar whom I'd never seen before - He prescribed a different type of inhaler called a Breezhaler; a capsule that's inserted into a little gadget, pierced, and then inhaled once, just once a day. I can't believe what a difference it's made!! Why did it take 3 docs' visits to be given this?!
I now breathe normally & hardly even cough! A new lease of life! 8)

When I got it from the pharmacy, I had to give them a phone number, as they said that after 2 weeks, they would call me to find out if it was working, so maybe this medication is on some kind of trial? It's indicated for COPD, although I have never been diagnosed with this. Anyway, I'm very grateful for it!


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 Post subject: Re: Xmas 2018
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:57 am 
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By the way, here I am beside the Castlerigg stone circle! Amazing place with wonderful views all around.

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A better view of the circle.

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 Post subject: Re: Xmas 2018
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:24 pm 
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I'm so glad you are now breathing better with the new medication.:)

Castlerigg is a lovely circle. We used to visit it regularly when we went to Cumbria. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Xmas 2018
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:30 pm 
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Glad you are feeling better, Helen. A thumbs up for big, bad, greedy Pharma. (I couldn't resist.)
That is indeed beautiful scenery.

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 Post subject: Re: Xmas 2018
PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:54 pm 
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Helen, I am so glad you're feeling better. Have you been given a new diagnosis? Do they still say you have a lung infection or is it something else?


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