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Does sodium chloride help chronic bronchitis?

i have chronic bronchitis and am using asthmanefrin with a nebulizer but was given sodium chloride can i use that to help i have no health insurance and cant afford advair or spiriva have to catch as catch can i cant even afford this email is YYYY@YYYY i wish i could afford to
Fri, 19 Sep 2014
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Thanks for your question on HCM. Honestly speaking this will not help you in bronchospasm as sodium chloride is not bronchodilator. It can help you in expectoration. As sodium chloride is mucolytic in nature so it will breakdown the mucus and helps you in expectoration.
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