Doris Bolton replied to the topic Remembering if you took Medications in the forum Diagnosis Information and General Questions 1 year, 6 months ago
I made a small chart with all my meds on it and I use a highlighter pen to mark off when I take them. So I always know I’ve taken everything I should have.
Doris Bolton replied to the topic How does taking Prednisone help IPF patients in the forum Join the Discussion: Welcome to all PF/IPF Patients 1 year, 7 months ago
Hi Mark I had this medication 20years ago. Started on 40mg,reduced to 20mg and was on that for five years. Took 2years to come off completely. I had put on 56lb in that time but I managed to lose it in about a year. Side effects for me were apart from the weight- a hump on the back of my neck,greasy skin , and facial hair. I was also hyperactive,…[Read more]
Doris Bolton replied to the topic 4 common coughing triggers for IPF in the forum Young Adults Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis (40 & Under) 1 year, 9 months ago
Hi, I’m new to this site and I’d like to say that movement or any kind of physical activity will start me coughing. It is exhausting. My consultant has prescribed codeine linctus for me and it takes the edge off the cough but it never goes away. It’s very frustrating. Especially when I’m trying to exercise when followimg a pulmonary rehab program…[Read more]
Doris Bolton became a registered member 1 year, 9 months ago
Thanks for joining us in the PF forums Doris, welcome!