My Medications

I thought I would add this page in case anyone out there is like me, and is curious about what medications other people take.

My tablet medications are:

Naproxen 500mg BDThis is an NSAID used to reduce the pain and inflammation at my joints. Started July 2014

Plaquenil/Hydroxychloroquine 200mg BDThis is a DMARD which is used to reduce the disease activity of autoimmune conditions such as Lupus and Rheumatoid arthritis. Started November 2014

Methotrexate 10mg Once Weekly (4 x 2.5mg tablets) – This is a DMARD which is used to reduce the activity of autoimmune conditions among other things. Started February 2016

Folic Acid 5mg Once Weekly – Taken a few days after Methotrexate. Started February 2016

My inhalers are:

Ventolin Evohaler PRNtaken from June 2012 to January 2013 and then discontinued in January 2013 where I swapped to the Accuhaler. Restarted the Ventolin Evohaler in October 2013

Seretide 50/25 (2 puffs BD) – Maintenance Inhaler. Started March 2015.

My discontinued meds are:

Clenil Modulite 100 taken from July 2012 – October 2012

Serevent 25 MDI taken from September 2012 – October 2012

Seretide (advair) 100/50 taken from October 2012 – January 2013

Ventolin Accuhaler 200 taken from January 2013 – October 2013

Indometacin extended release capsules 75mg taken for 4 days then discontinued due to side effects. Easter 2013

Symbicort 100/6  2 puffs twice a day taken from January 2013 – June 2013, 3-4 puffs twice a day taken from June 2013 – March 2014

Flutiform 50/5  (2 puffs BD) – My main maintenance inhaler that contains a steroid (Fluticasone) and a LABA (Formoterol). June 2014 – October 2014.

Flutiform 125/5 (2 puffs BD-QDS) –  My main maintenance inhaler. Started in March 2014, discontinued in June 2014 (swapped to Flutiform 50/5) then restarted in October 2014 – December 2014.

 

Singulair/Montelukast 10mg at nightWe added this as a trial to try and get my asthma controlled during exercise. Started March 2015. 

Seretide 125/25 (2 puffs BD) – Maintenance Inhaler. December 2014 – March 2015

 

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That kind of shows you a years worth of my asthma medications minus a couple that I misplaced

The horrible indometacin... a small tablet, but BIG side effects
The horrible Indometacin… a small tablet, but BIG side effects

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