8 patient evaluations for Tiotropium inhaler

Jan 5, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (water retention)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure this is a drug you must have - steroids have many side effects
Side effects: water retention

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Dec 1, 2009 (Started Apr 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (constipation, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 18 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: Severe side effects dry mouth,constipation,urination No effect on breathing better
Side effects: dry mouth, constipation

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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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