Post Edited By Moderator (percycat) : 4/18/2009 7:59:46 PM (GMT-6)
Co-Moderator, Anxiety and Panic Forum
DX: Anxiety, Depression, LPR (acid reflux)
Meds: Paxil, Nexium, Zantac
I am so sorry to hear you are going through this difficult time. I am not a professional but it feels to me like you may be in the middle of a panic attack and perhaps you are hyperventilating. If you were dx with asthma as a child and you have never had problems, you have been in a smoky enclosed area and not having any problems but now at home are having attacks it does fit anxiety.
I am sorry you did not like the pulmonologist. You posted "A WACKO AND GAVE ME MORE MEDS THAT IM NOT GONNA TAKE." I am wondering what the meds were and why you decided not to even try the meds.
I am glad that Percy posted to you as she understands more about your issues but please know we all care here in the A & P forum and keep on talking to us.
Just a gentle reminder, you had your caps on in your post. Remember, using ALL CAPITAL LETTERS in posts is considered yelling and rude, plus it is difficult to read.
Again welcome to the family.
Hoping you are doing better, please do check in with us as we are here for you and we care.
Warm hugs to you,
I am sorry you having a rough go of it.
Will your insurance company pay for the generic of singulair? There is a generic called Montelukast. Find out if they are willing to pay for this?
Singulair is not used to treat an asthma attack that has already begun. It will not work fast enough to reverse your symptoms. Use only a fast-acting inhalation medication to treat an asthma attack.
Standard albuterol is probably one of the most frequently used rescue inhalers.
Please remember I am not a professional but these are questions I would discuss with my physician.