Reader Question: CG, what meds are you on? What do you do for exercise and etc.?
I decided to make y'all a list. I also added this to my left hand column and will update it as I go!
New Meds since hospitalization Aug '09: (other changes noted in red below)
5-7.5mg norvasc for high blood pressure,
750mg oral antibiotic cipro BID
following 30 days of IV antibiotic tobramycin and 21 days IV antibiotic cephapime.
Currently completing 14 days merapenim IV.
some other pill that starts "cyph" which is how I abbreviate it to treat possible seratonin syndrome, (cyphohepdadine??!!- don't make me get up to look).
Zithromax 3 x week.
Mephyton 3 x week.
Prilosec 40mg 2 x day.
Ultrase MT 20 with food.
Sertraline 1 x day.
Valium as needed for sleep, anxiety.
Source CF Vitamin 2 x day.
Vit C 2 x day.
Airborne when something's comin' on. That's right. More h20 soluble vitamins can't hurt us, right?
Symbicort 2 x day.
Ventolin before airway clearance and as needed.
Flonase 1 x day.
Pulmozyme 1-2 x day.
TOBI 2 x day, month on/off.
Airway Clearance: Autogenic Breathing/Self-Administered or inflicted Postural Drainage 2-3 x day.
Rotating Cardio walking 2.5-2.8mph w/ 5L supp O2 - DAY 1 and
Hatha Yoga with different goals as needed -DAY 2
Nasal Rinse (neti-pot) as needed.
3.5L with exercise
1-2L with sleep
and as needed
Nutrition Additions :)
Lots o' Gatorade to replace sodium.
High Salt, High Protein, High calorie diet.
I drink coffee.