did anyone have problems with long term use of inhalers with laryinx?

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   Posted 11/27/2006 7:44 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been on inhalers for many many years.  I have been having problems with my thorat and voice.  I have read up on some diseases and found that cortesoids can cause cortisol problems which will give problems to the throat?  Has anyone had to deal with this?   
   I know I need to get my thyroid checked, but it seems like the inhalers are causing some irritations.   Serevent, Qvar, ablbuterol are the ones I have been using.  Flovent was used before Quvar. 
I am really curious if anyone had to give up the inhalers because of them causing problems
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   Posted 11/28/2006 7:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Deb :) My son's voice gets a little hoarse at times but I didn't correlate it to his inhaler use. I just assumed it was from his coughing. Hmmmm something to think about for sure. Sorry I can't be much more of a help but I'm sure someone will come along soon.
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   Posted 11/28/2006 2:40 PM (GMT -6)   
I have gotten sore throat from Albuterol. It only happens for a few days then disappears. Nebulizer might help. Brandi.

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   Posted 11/28/2006 7:32 PM (GMT -6)   
Corticosteroids (Azmacort, Pulmicort, etc) can cause thrush and it's recommended that after using the MDI, that pts rinse their mouth thoroughly.

Intended for educational info only & not as med advise.

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   Posted 12/2/2006 4:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Deb Hello
Go to this web site: www.yourlunghealth.org
It will tell you the proper way to use your inhaler, you might not be using your inhaler correctly. I also agree with pegleg.
Take care and

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   Posted 12/2/2006 7:04 PM (GMT -6)   
It is very common to experience hoarseness and oral thrush with some inhalers - I agree that checking your technique and rinsing your mouth with water might help. Good luck.
current asthma meds:
  • salbutamol 5mg by nebuliser when needed
  • bricanyl inhaler as needed
  • atrovent, two puffs three times daily
  • symbicort 200/6, three puffs twice daily
  • uniphyllin 300mg twice daily
  • singulair 10mg once daily
  • visclair two tabs three times daily

other meds:

  • cocodamol 30/500 for pain (alternating with co-dydramol)
  • citalopram 20mg for depression

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