It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Asthma Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-24-2007, 05:10 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 3
sandiedog HB User
Advair and Broken Bones

I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced broken bones with Advair. My daughter is 10 and has been on Advair for 4 years for mild asthma. She has broken 3 bones in 3 years in just minor kid accidents that should have just been a bruise. At some point, the issue of an increase in broken bones due to Advair and inhaled steroids was raised, but it appears that a couple of other studies ruled that out. I'm not so sure that's not the case. A side affect of Advair is bone loss, but they only relate this to older adults. I'm very concerned and looking for resources, researchers, etc. to get more information.
Has anyone else experienced this, heard anything about this, or can refer any resources I could appeal to?

 
Old 07-25-2007, 07:34 AM   #2
Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Ft. Collins, CO
Posts: 350
hypatia HB Userhypatia HB User
Re: Advair and Broken Bones

Have you expressed your concerns to your daughter's doctor? My 4 y/o grandson has asthma/allergies and has been on inhaled/oral steroids, which really scare me. Now his mom is giving him extra childrens' calcium and a multi-vitamin daily to compensate for steroid use.

There is a great deal of info online, but it's pretty frightening. If your dr. isn't helpful, maybe an appt. with a specialist is in order. 3 bones in 3 years is very worrisome, IMO.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Pelvic Bones needed????? gonzaleze447 Knee & Hip Problems 0 04-21-2010 11:04 AM
advair making asthma worse. need substitute johnpalley Asthma 9 04-23-2008 07:08 AM
how many people have actually broken bones? Myth Osteoporosis 33 02-06-2008 10:23 AM
Advair and osteoporosis mbeth50 Osteoporosis 4 11-30-2007 06:51 PM
broken wrist or arm? katy092 Orthopedic 1 09-13-2007 07:25 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Advair
Albuterol
Flovent
Prednisone
Pulmicort
  Serevent
Singulair
Ventolin
Xopenex
Zyrtec




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Titchou (80), MountainReader (57), janewhite1 (52), MeezerWheezer (14), ladybud (11), sue430 (10), solofelix (9), anwise67 (5), branfeld (4), Kaji (4)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1004), Apollo123 (905), Titchou (848), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (754), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:19 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!