My Asthma medications

[Updated 3-4-2014]

Medications :

  • Albuterol/Atrovent Solution 0.5ml, nebulized Q3-4hrs and Q30 minutes prn severe respiratory distress
  • Albuterol MDI 1-4 puffs prn SOB
  • Prednisone 60mg with rapid taper for flare-ups
  • Advair 500/50 BID
  • Theophyline 100mg slow release
  • Flonase via nostril 1 puff Q Day
  • Zyrtec Q day prn allergy season
  • Zocor 40 mg Q day ( For high cholesterol)
  • Benazepril 20mg Q day ( for high blood pressure)
  • Magnesium and Vitamin D supplements Q Day
  • Ativan 0.25-0.5 mg prn anxiety or breathlessness
  • IV Fentanyl ( in the hospital only) Q3 hours severe dyspnea

Experimental :

  • Azthromycin 250 mg every other day x 10 weeks ( ended May 5th,2013)
  • Nebulized Morphine PRN severe breathlessness ( ended May, 2013)

Discontinued Meds:

  • Singulair
  • Xolair 150 mg x 1 year
  • QVAR
  • Vicodin
  • Methadone 10mg daily x 1 year

Drug Allergies :

  • Penicillin……….reaction=anaphylaxsis
  • Aspirin…………reaction=makes me wheeze.
  • Propofol?……….reaction= lactic acidosis on more than one occasion
  • Food Allergies

  • Gluten insensitivity….too much causes abdominal bloating,constipation.
  • Sulfites in red wine, makes me wheeze and turns my face bright red.
  • Pine nuts……….reaction=effects taste buds, makes everything taste metallic.