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Asthma, asthalene inhalers, Formonide-400 and combimist inhaler, ocid 20 mg, Omnacortil 2 tab 20mg, L-cin 500 mg, odimont 10mg, doxiflo 400 mg,

Hello,Doctor! I am 40 years old, and suffering from Asthma from past 4/5 years. I have been taking asthalene inhalers for 2 years and get instantly relief , i have tried homeopathy since began.but not satisfied. now I need inhalers almost every day twice, then I contacted a doctor and he says its converted in acute asthma, my doctor suggested me to take Formonide-400 and combimist inhaler twice a day for 90 days and some medicine : ocid 20 mg, Omnacortil 2 tab 20mg, L-cin 500 mg all OD for 8 days and odimont 10mg for 90 days OD , doxiflo 400 mg 90 days BD. Doctor please suggest me , is my asthma in very serious condition. or its normal , my ongoing medication is all right?
Asked On : Fri, 4 May 2012
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
You seem to be suffering from chronic persistent asthma. You have not mentioned whether you are taking oral steroids-omnacortil in your case on a regular basis.Long term oral steroids have many side effects and should be avoided. You should take inhalers regularly. Take Seretide-500 or Forrmonide-400 twice a day, duolin/combimist 2 puffs 3 to 4 times a day. Technique of inhalation should be correct so that the medicine is not wasted. Nebulization with asthalin or budecort solution on SOS basis can be taken.Take Doxyphyllin 400 mgm BD amd Montair LC at night. You have to take an antiacid like Ocid or Pan 40.. You may take Bromhexin cough syrup or ambroxyl to loosen the sputum so that it comes out easily. Avoid dusty and smoky atmosphere and drastic changes in temperature. Avoid junk food and artificial flavours and colouring agents. Pranayam and deep breathing exercises and weight control will help.
Answered: Fri, 11 May 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Asthma can be efficiently managed if treated properly.
You must contact a pulmonologist ( lung specialist),get all the pulmonary function tests done and then take the treatment.
There is no point taking the medicines,the way it has been prescribed to you.
Answered: Fri, 4 May 2012
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