Is there an allergy prick test for the different steriod inhalers available?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

New Member

Date Joined Sep 2012
Total Posts : 3
   Posted 9/18/2012 12:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Im Having bad allergic reactions to all the steriod inhalers, but is it the steriod or the propellant?
my symptoms are blurred vision, puffy face, heavy eyelids, feelings of sedation and sometimes weight loss.

any suggestions are welcome...

Veteran Member

Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4415
   Posted 9/27/2012 6:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Nebulizer solutions are more pure/contain less additives. Maybe try nebulizer solutions in a nasal spray bottle to test for sensitivity first before investing in a nebulizer... A compounding pharmacy can sell you an empty nasal spray bottle for a few dollars.

Or try an inhaler that does not have a propellant - it would be breath-activated powder in a dispenser, instead of a pump inhalar. Discuss this with your Allergist...they should be aware of which brands are breath-activated instead of propellant based.

Chronic Lyme, Bart., Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut dysmotility & non-specific inflammation, Lupus, Osteoporosis, etc.; G-Tube
Meds: Flagyl, Domperidone, Claritin, Singulair, Andrographis & other herbs, homeopathy, supplements, etc.
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Thursday, August 16, 2018 2:48 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,993,190 posts in 328,027 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 161218 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, tekneighstfrv.
195 Guest(s), 2 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Landyandj, tekneighstfrv