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Emphysema - Foradil Aerolizer

This page contains links to eMedTV COPD Articles containing information on subjects from Emphysema to Foradil Aerolizer. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Emphysema
    Emphysema is a lung disease that is often caused by smoking cigarettes. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this condition and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
  • Emphysema Symptoms
    Common emphysema symptoms include coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. As this eMedTV page explains, symptoms generally occur in people who are at least 40 years old. This article provides an overview of the signs and symptoms of this disease.
  • Emphysema Treatment
    As this eMedTV article explains, there are several types of emphysema treatment, including medication, surgery, and pulmonary rehabilitation. This article offers an in-depth look at these and other options for managing emphysema.
  • End Stage COPD
    In the end stage of COPD, severe problems, such as respiratory failure or heart failure, may occur. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses the end stage of this illness, including possible treatment options your doctor may recommend.
  • Enphysema
    As this eMedTV segment explains, emphysema is a lung disease often characterized by shortness of breath. Other symptoms (such as coughing) and treatment options (such as medicines) are also described. Enphysema is a common misspelling of emphysema.
  • Enphysema Stages
    There are four stages of emphysema: at-risk, mild, moderate, and severe. This eMedTV page discusses the test that is used to determine a patient's stage of emphysema. Enphysema stages is a common misspelling and variation of stages of emphysema.
  • Ephysema
    This eMedTV resource explains that emphysema is a degenerative disease that can result from smoking or breathing pollutants. This page also takes a look at treatment options for the condition. Ephysema is a common misspelling of emphysema.
  • Fluticason
    Fluticasone is a medication used to prevent, but not treat, asthma attacks. This eMedTV article explains why this is the case and also lists a few common side effects seen with the drug. Fluticason is a common misspelling of fluticasone.
  • Fluticasona
    Fluticasone is an inhaled medication often used to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV page explains situations the drug is not used to treat, lists side effects, and links to more information. Fluticasona is the Spanish spelling of fluticasone.
  • Fluticasone and Salmeterol
    Fluticasone and salmeterol is a prescription drug that is used to treat airway spasms. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works to treat airway spasms due to COPD or asthma, and also discusses side effects of the drug and when and how to take it.
  • Fluticasone and Salmeterol (Advair)
    By using fluticasone and salmeterol (Advair), many people are able to get their asthma under control. This eMedTV resource takes a quick look at this medication, with information on other uses, possible side effects, and forms in which it is available.
  • Fluticasone and Salmeterol Dosing
    This eMedTV page explains that the dose of fluticasone and salmeterol will vary based on several factors, such as your age and the severity of the condition. This page describes the fluticasone and salmeterol dosing guidelines your doctor may follow.
  • Fluticasone HFA (Flovent)
    If you have asthma, your healthcare provider may recommend using fluticasone HFA (Flovent) every day. This eMedTV article defines "HFA" and talks in more detail about using fluticasone to prevent asthma attacks.
  • Fluticasone Inhaler
    The fluticasone inhaler is an environmentally-friendly inhaler that can help prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth look at this inhaler and explains how the inhaled steroid it contains works to help prevent asthma attacks.
  • Fluticasone Inhaler Dosing
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, fluticasone inhalers are usually used twice daily to prevent asthma attacks. This page lists factors that can affect fluticasone dosing (like your age), as well as some general tips on using the inhaler.
  • Fluticazone
    Fluticasone, as this segment of the eMedTV site explains, is used to prevent (but not treat) asthma attacks. This page provides a brief overview of the drug and links to more information. Fluticazone is a common misspelling of fluticasone.
  • Foradil
    Foradil is a prescribed medicine approved to treat or prevent airway spasms and exercise-induced asthma. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works, highlights some potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Foradil Aerolizer
    As this eMedTV page explains, the Foradil Aerolizer is often used to help keep asthma and COPD under control. This article tells you what you need to know about this product, including possible side effects and factors affecting your dose.
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