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Old 02-07-2001, 01:16 AM   #1
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Cool Serevent Free For All

Hello All, I'm new to this board and I'm also new to taking Serevent.

It's been prescribed at 1 puff morning and night. It's supposed to help me sleep at night.

As I've only been taking it 2 days now, I'm interested in anyone's experiences with this medication.

Thanks all.

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Old 02-07-2001, 08:56 PM   #2
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I also am taking servent along with something else-2 puffs twice a day-I know it did get rid of my chest pains, but I find I still have a hard time breathing-one step up is a good start I guess-I don't have asthma really either-I'm an ARDS surivior.

Old 02-10-2001, 05:48 AM   #3
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I take Serevent and Flovent 2 puffs 2x a day. I also take Singulair. It keeps me under control breathing; though any exertion and I'm pretty winded, but I can at least take deep breaths now. What's ARDS?

Old 02-12-2001, 03:47 PM   #4
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I have emphysemia & use Serevent & pulmicort in the A.M. & P.M. I can vouch for both medications. My shortness of breath has decreased substantially & I can lie down at night to sleep.

Old 02-15-2001, 12:10 PM   #5
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ARDS is adult/acute resptiory distress syndrome-for more information go to or or just ask me.
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Old 02-16-2001, 03:05 PM   #6
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I use Serevent and it has helped along with Accolate, Flovent, Atrovent, Alupent and Albuteral for my nebulizer.
I had a really bad time with my asthma before Christmas and spent a week in the hospital. This combination of drugs keeps me going and I've cut my attacks from almost daily to less than once every few weeks.
Lou Ann

Old 03-07-2001, 02:58 AM   #7
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I ahev taken serevent for three years now along with bricanyl and flixotide and it does work. Dunno about helping me sleep though...its always made me really hyperactive!!!

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Old 04-01-2001, 11:16 AM   #8
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hi all

I've been taking serevent,flovent and singulair for about a year and a half. I feel no different then the first time I saw my Dr. Although I have noticed I loose more hair since starting meds.This is really bothersome. I dont know.

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