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Breathlessness when walking, taking PulmoRest. History of bronchial disorder

During morning walk,---- around 5.00 AM, for the first 15 minutes I have breathlessness. I slow down or stop, and breath deeply. Gradually the feeling subsides. During the rest of the day, such breathlessness does not occur. I was taking PulmoRest (Stadmed), since Feb 2007. It was okay. Within 15 minutes, sputum was getting expelled. Due to its erratic supply, I am taking Grillinctus BM, since last 10 months. Can I shift to Waltuz BR / Piritexy BR ! My father was suffering from Bronchial disorder. I was smoking 2 packets of cig since 1972. I have completely stopped smoking since 2006.
Asked On : Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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You seem to be suffering from COPD in view of the past history of smoking and may also be having an element of asthma in view of family history. Pulmorest, waltuz and piritexyl BR are all more or less same and you can take any one of them if it is helping you. I`ll suggest you try inhalers like seroflo 2 puffs twice a day for some time and your early morning breathlessness will disappear.
Answered: Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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