Skip to content
stow1972 posted:
I didnt have asthma as a child or just dont remember. But as an adult I have battled with asthma constantly. Its seems that everything triggers my symptoms from the cold air, exercise, laughing hard, sleeping at night and just sitting calmly. I use my inhaler about 10 to 15 times a day and cant get it under control. Is there anything I can do to get this under control? It has affected my ever day life. Please help!
coughy16 responded:
What meds are you on for your asthma? I am guessing you are using albuterol or other rescue 10 times a day? If thats the case you should see your dr, if you aren't on a controller medication, you may need one, if you are on one you made need to try a higher dose or a different med to get things under control.
stow1972 replied to coughy16's response:
yes i am on albuterol and was on simbicort but that didn't seem to keep symptoms at bay very long. thinks for the reply sounds like that's what i need to do is have my dosage upped.
christgirl1963 responded:
or try a different medicine. symbocort didn't help me. I am now on flovent and spariva. are those the only things that trigger your asthma? don't feel alone. those things trigger my asthma too. I have to sleep elevated. GOD BLESS

Helpful Tips

I ve been trying to inmporve the slight asthma i have by exercising more More
Was this Helpful?
8 of 9 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Asthma and Allergies Center