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Hi, I have copd since 6 yrs. In these 6 years 5 times. I had breathlessness and hospitalised. I take regular inhalers (seroflo & duolin) 2 puffs 12 hourly and 2 tablets deriphyllin 1 bd and montelukast 1 od. Even then my copd exacerbates. What could be the reason and what are the precautions should I take?

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Need to change to LAMA ,LABA AND ICS combination by inhalation. In COPD montelukast have no roll. Get adult immunization and rehabilitation. Treat any co morbid disease,
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You need to get your maintenance copd treatment in place. Having so many flare ups in one year could be because of inadequate medication. Please see a pulmonologist for a thorough work up.
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