Tobi® and nebulizer
Hello, which nebulizer is suitable for TOBI® (tobramycin inhalation solution)? According to the leaflet, the LC-Plus nebulizer should be taken. Is this absolutely necessary or can one also take standard nebulizers respecitvely is the eFlow also suitable? Many thanks for your answer.
Achromobacter and Colifin®
I am 48 years old. In November 2013, Achromobacter has for the first time be found in my sputum and also Pseudomonas, the latter for the third time (always with large year-intervals inbetween). My lung function value FEV1 was always in the range of 55-57%. Unfortunately, from February 2013 on, I ...
Dornase alpha
How is dornase alpha prepared or made? I have read that it is recombinant dna but from which cells is it taken?
infant cf treatment with colistin and food diversification
Dear doctors, My 4 months old daughter has been diagnosed with cf one month ago. I would kindly like to ask for your opinion for the following: -she cultured positive the second time with E-coli in a tracheal aspirate. We tried to eradicate with inhaled gentamicin (5 days) and oral biseptol ...
I've just come back from a routine clinic and the consultant wants to put my son (aged 6) on DNase daily for evermore. Do you have any feedback about this? Or still have the feature ask the expert? Apparently they use it in the USA and Europe from 6 or younger, and they feel that lung function is ...
Impairment of ventilation
At a routine x-ray in december an impairment of ventilation on the right side of the lung has been found in my 2.5-year-old daughter. She had been given an antibiotic, jumped a lot and inhaled a lot, because she had an underlying infection. Now, after about 6 weeks, a control x-ray had been done, ...
cystic fibrosis in a 3-year-old child
I have a 3-year-old boy diagnosed with CF, homozygous delta F508. Can he take Pulmozyme® and what is the dose, given that in the prospect is specified only over 5 years of age? Thank you
Disinfection of inhalation device
Hello, how do I disinfect most effectively the different parts of the eFlow after inhalation, in case there is no vaporiser, electric water jug or similar devices and there is even not the possibility to heat/boil the different parts? Are there special solutions, in that the parts can be ...
Cayston®, hemoptysis?
My son, 33, is told to inhale Cayston® (aztreonam) and has worries after reading the drug leaflet. He has had 3 times hemoptysis with years intervals inbetween, 2 times he had to be admitted to hospital due to this, whereby it was not necessary to intervene in the end. It is not written in the ...
Dear experts, you write in an answer to a question from january 2013 that Pulmozyme® (rh-DNAse) has to be broguht to room temperature before inhaling, therefore should not be inhaled directly when taken from the fridge. May I ask where this information comes from and why it is not written in the ...
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