Tag: COPD

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have emphysema. I was prescribed metoprolol, but a book I have on prescription medication said never to take this medicine if you have emphysema. It also said not to stop taking…

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a healthy 70-year-old woman. The only prescription medication I take is for dry eyes. I recently visited my new primary physician for the first time, and she had me do…

Dear Dr. Roach: I read your recent column on pulmonary fibrosis. I especially appreciate knowing that there are medications known to slow progression of lung disease, reduce exacerbations and reduce mortality. With a 20-year-old diagnosis…