"We don't know if this triggered his asthma but from then on he started to take Ventolin and Becotide
inhalers," she says.
Zak Evans, who celebrated his eighth birthday yesterday, used to have chest problems every night and often needed puffs of the treatment Becotide
, which contains steroid.
Its top products are Paxil, Wellbutrin and Imitrex (central nervous system); Seretide, Serevent, Flovent, Ventolin and Becotide
(respiratory); Augmentin (antibacterial); and Trizivir, Combivir and Epivir (antivirals).
The bag of medication includes 90 water tablets, 30 heart tablets, 30 blood thinning tablets, 30 sleeping pills, 30 diazepam and a Becotide
A SOMETIMES you can develop a thrush infection at the back of the throat if you use a steroid inhaler such as becotide
. Thrush is a common side effect.
QI AM asthmatic and currently use Ventolin and Becotide
My six-year-old son has been using a preventer inhaler (Becotide
) since he was three and he's much shorter than his classmates.
I am taking Sulphasalazine to help combat the pain of arthritis and on Ventolin and Becotide
inhalers for my asthma.
Q I AM an 80-year-old woman with asthma, bronchitis and emphysema and cope well with Ventolin and Becotide
, which I take twice daily.
The preventers (normally inhaled steroids such as Becotide
or Pulmicort) work by treating the underlying cause of asthma, while relievers (such as Ventolin and Bricanyl) provide temporary relief by opening up the airways of the lungs.
QI AM asthmatic and currently take Ventolin and Becotide
Q I HAVE been using a becotide
inhaler for asthma since 1990.