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Breathers

I was told that one of these breathers cannot be used with Proventil. Please tell me if it is Advair or Spiriva. I can't remember which one the doctor told me.
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242587 tn?1355424110
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I assume that since you have posted your question on the COPD Forum, that you have COPD.  Proventil is a short-acting, so-called rescue drug, not one that should be used on a regular basis.  It can be used occasionally, for transient worsening of COPD  with Advair, and more regularly with Spiriva.   If you find that you have a need for Proventil more than once a day, you should report that to your doctor who may then opt to increase your long acting medication.

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  This was very helpful. Now I know how to use this breather. Doctors never give the full explainations.
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