8 patient evaluations for Tiotropium inhaler

Mar 13, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild (blurry vision, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 18 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not miss a dose. For me this drug makes a world of diffrence
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, blurry vision

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Dec 22, 2010 (Started Dec 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for shortness of breath with little or minimal activity (ie standing))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 18 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this medication once a day every morning. Starting with day 1, it was as though I was taking a full breath for the first time in years. I have cut way back on my rescue inhaler considerably and am feeling more energy due to the increase of oxygen I am getting.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 15, 2010 (Started Mar 11, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breathing difficulty with activity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 18 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: After transplant not as effective, am now on Brovana
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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