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Does copd make me sensitive to smell and how can I treat my dry eyes ?

i am 55 ihave copd .i am taking 1 ranitidine x2 aday,2celebrex 200mg a day for back pain . i take 1apo-oxazepam30mg a night.i was useing 2 symbicort 200mcg 2 a day. andventolin hfa100mcg [salbutamol sulfate 100 mcg] my eyes have been watering a lot my doct tryed me on 5livostin0;5 mg/ml this did not work.seema like everything has a stronger smell to it .so i stoped taking livostin . stoped,symbicort,just taking 1 puff of ventolin a day sometimes 2 days apart.could it be all the meds that are making me so sensative to all the smells ? i quit smoking on 10th of july. i got new glasses 24 sep went back to eye doc he said i had dry eye and gave me refresh tears .the work for about 1 hour.whad do you suggest.
Wed, 11 Jan 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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Thanks for nice query
Over medication make one sensitive .You are taking plenty of medicines ,so it is dificult to pin point the medicine . If possible with consultation with your primary doctor you should decrease the intake of medicine.
Hope I have answered your question well to your satisfaction. Wish you speedy complete recovery at the earliest.
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Fatima Clinic's  Response
Hi,
you have been taking so many medicines.
Low immunity is associated with your symptoms.
You will have to take Food and Nutrition therapy,Immune booster therapy and other symptomatic medicines to treat your condition.
Every therapy has its own course and principle,so better you contact the concerned doctors for your problem for the better management.
For further details you can write to fcpum@ymail.com
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Does copd make me sensitive to smell and how can I treat my dry eyes ?

Hello Thanks for nice query Over medication make one sensitive .You are taking plenty of medicines ,so it is dificult to pin point the medicine . If possible with consultation with your primary doctor you should decrease the intake of medicine. Hope I have answered your question well to your satisfaction. Wish you speedy complete recovery at the earliest.