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  • COPD Symptoms
    Common COPD symptoms include sputum production, coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed look at these and other signs and symptoms of COPD, including factors that can make them worse.
  • COPD Treatment
    Some of the treatment options for COPD include bronchodilators, steroids, and oxygen therapy. This eMedTV page describes these and other treatment options, and explains how they help relieve symptoms and make breathing easier.
  • Daliresp
    Daliresp is a medicine prescribed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, results from clinical trials on its effectiveness, and potential side effects.
  • Daliresp and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, it is unclear if breastfeeding is safe while taking Daliresp (roflumilast). This page further explores this topic, including details on whether this drug passes through breast milk and what the manufacturer recommends.
  • Daliresp and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to take Daliresp (roflumilast) during pregnancy. This eMedTV article further explores this topic, including an explanation of why the FDA has classified this medication as a pregnancy Category C drug.
  • Daliresp and Weight Loss
    As this eMedTV page explains, weight loss is a possible side effect of Daliresp (roflumilast). This article explores this topic in more detail, discussing how often this problem occurs with Daliresp use and factors that may contribute to this weight loss.
  • Daliresp Dosage
    There is only one standard Daliresp dosage, regardless of your weight or other factors. This eMedTV segment provides dosing guidelines for using this drug, including an explanation of how to keep an even level of the medication in your blood.
  • Daliresp Drug Interactions
    Cipro, Luvox, and Floxin are some of the medicines that can negatively react with Daliresp. This segment of the eMedTV Web library lists other drugs that may lead to interactions when taken with Daliresp and describes the problems that may result.
  • Daliresp Medication Information
    Daliresp is a medicine prescribed for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV page discusses dosing tips for this medication, offers information on Daliresp's safety precautions, and lists potential side effects.
  • Daliresp Overdose
    Seek immediate medical care if you have taken too much Daliresp (roflumilast). This page from the eMedTV Web site lists possible overdose symptoms and describes the various treatment options that are available for an overdose of this medication.
  • Daliresp Side Effects
    In clinical trials, weight loss and diarrhea were some of the most common side effects of Daliresp. This eMedTV resource lists several other possible reactions to this medication, including potentially serious problems that require medical care.
  • Daliresp Uses
    If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you may benefit from Daliresp. This eMedTV page explains what Daliresp is used for, including how it works, whether it is safe for children, and whether there are unapproved uses of the drug.
  • Daliresp Warnings and Precautions
    Taking Daliresp may increase your risk for depression or suicidal thoughts. This article from the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at other important precautions and warnings for Daliresp, including information on who should not take this drug.
  • Does Bromelain Work?
    This eMedTV page addresses the question, "Does bromelain work?" Bromelain supplements may help treat several conditions, such as osteoarthritis and sinus infections. However, more research is necessary to prove bromelain's effectiveness.
  • Drug Interactions With Fluticasone and Salmeterol
    This eMedTV article describes some of the drug interactions with fluticasone and salmeterol that can occur with medications such as certain antidepressants, beta blockers, or MAOIs. This page also explains how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Fluticasone Inhalers
    This eMedTV page lists some of the drugs that can potentially interact with fluticasone (like protease inhibitors). Drug interactions with fluticasone inhalers can raise your risk of side effects by increasing the level of fluticasone in your blood.
  • Drug Interactions With Levalbuterol
    This eMedTV article explains that drug interactions with levalbuterol can occur with medications such as digoxin or MAOIs. This page lists some of the other drugs that may interact with levalbuterol and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Pirbuterol
    Diuretics, beta blockers, and MAOIs are among the drugs that can potentially interact with pirbuterol. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that can lead to drug interactions with pirbuterol and describes the problems that may result.
  • Drug Interactions With Terbutaline
    Beta blockers and certain diuretics are among the drugs that can potentially interact with terbutaline. This eMedTV page describes how drug interactions with terbutaline can increase your risk of a number of serious side effects, among other things.
  • Due Neb
    DuoNeb is a prescription drug used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and outlines general dosing guidelines. Due Neb is a common misspelling of DuoNeb.
  • DuoNeb
    DuoNeb can be used to prevent airway spasms due to COPD. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to use the nebulizer.
  • DuoNeb and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether DuoNeb passes through breast milk. This selection from the eMedTV library discusses DuoNeb and breastfeeding in more detail, explaining why there has not been any research done on whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • DuoNeb and Pregnancy
    In studies, one of the ingredients in DuoNeb caused birth defects in pregnant animals. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses DuoNeb and pregnancy in more detail, and explains when a healthcare provider may prescribe the drug to pregnant women.
  • DuoNeb Dosage
    The standard DuoNeb dosage for treating COPD is one 3-mL vial inhaled four times a day using a nebulizer. This eMedTV Web page discusses general DuoNeb dosing guidelines and provides some tips for when and how to use the medication.
  • DuoNeb Drug Interactions
    A few of the drugs that may interact with DuoNeb include digoxin, pramlintide, and beta blockers. This eMedTV article outlines the medications that may lead to DuoNeb drug interactions and describes the complications these interactions may cause.
  • DuoNeb Inhalation Solution
    DuoNeb is a liquid (solution) form of Atrovent that is used in a nebulizer. This eMedTV segment talks about how to use this inhaled medication for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • DuoNeb Overdose
    People who take too much DuoNeb may have overdose symptoms such as chest pain, a dry mouth, and seizures. This eMedTV resource describes the possible effects of a DuoNeb overdose and explains how such an overdose is treated.
  • DuoNeb Side Effects
    Some common side effects of DuoNeb include a sore throat, chest pain, and diarrhea. This eMedTV segment discusses DuoNeb side effects in more detail, including those that may require immediate medical attention (such as an irregular heart rhythm).
  • DuoNeb Uses
    DuoNeb is used for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults. This eMedTV resource explains how this prescription medication works and takes an in-depth look at DuoNeb uses, including an "off-label" use for treating asthma.
  • DuoNeb Warnings and Precautions
    DuoNeb can affect the heart rate and blood pressure, and may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment lists other DuoNeb warnings and precautions to be aware of prior to starting the medicine and explains who should avoid the drug.
  • Effects of Terbutaline
    This page from the eMedTV library explains why terbutaline is effective for conditions like asthma and emphysema. It briefly explains how the medication works and how to ensure a safe treatment process, and includes a link to more information.
  • Effects of Theophylline
    Theophylline works by causing muscles around the airways to relax, which helps to improve breathing. This eMedTV resource discusses the effects of theophylline in the body, including information on possible side effects.
  • Emphasema
    Emphysema is a lung disease caused by long-term exposure to smoke or other toxins. This eMedTV resource briefly describes this medical condition and provides a link to more in-depth information. Emphasema is a common misspelling of emphysema.
  • Emphasema Symptoms
    Shortness of breath and a cough that doesn't go away are among the symptoms of emphysema. This eMedTV article describes some of the most common emphysema symptoms. Emphasema symptoms is a common misspelling of emphysema symptoms.
  • Emphasima
    Emphysema, as this eMedTV Web page explains, is a degenerative disease of the airway and lungs that is most often caused by smoking. This page also describes common symptoms and treatment options. Emphasima is a common misspelling of emphysema.
  • Emphazema
    This eMedTV segment describes emphysema, a disease of the lungs and airways most often caused by smoking. Shortness of breath is a typical symptom of the condition. Emphazema is a common misspelling of emphysema.
  • Emphazima
    Emphysema is a degenerative lung disease often caused by smoking. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of the condition, including symptoms and treatment, and includes a link to more information. Emphazima is a common misspelling of emphysema.
  • Emphesema
    This eMedTV page takes a brief look at emphysema -- a degenerative lung disease often caused by smoking. Common symptoms and treatment options are discussed, and a link to more information is provided. Emphesema is a common misspelling of emphysema.
  • Emphezema
    Emphysema is a disease that can occur after prolonged assault on lung tissues by cigarette smoke or toxins. This eMedTV article further explores this condition and discusses its causes and symptoms. Emphezema is a common misspelling of emphysema.
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