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Re: What is Becatide and what are it's side effects?
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Posted by Phoebe
on December 16, 2000 at 21:46:55:
In Reply to: Re: What is Becatide and what are it's side effects? posted by judith lloyd on December 07, 2000 at 10:12:48:
Hi Missie. I am also in Oz, and, like your B/F, I take Becotide. I am also classified as a mild asthmatic, have never been hospitalised due to asthma. Becotide is classed as a preventative drug, rather than treatment for an attack, which ventolin is. Ventolin is not the answer to controlled asthma and should not be the only medication for an asthmatic mild or otherwise. Your b/f should have no problem with becotide, although it can cause thrush in the mouth :(, jsut make sure he rinses his mouth, and make sure he takes it daily as directed. it will NOT work if taken during an attack.
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