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What Are Specific Symptoms Of PH?

What Are Specific Symptoms Of PH?

I have PH and also COPD, ILD and rheumatoid arthritis. I am on Letairis for the PH, Spiriva and Breo for lungs and Celebrex for arthritis. All along I have assumed that the SOB when exerting myself too much, or bending over, is from lung issues and the pounding heart is the PH, but could ALL of these symptoms be PH? I'm on 3 liters O2 for exercising and 2 at night. How can I know what meds are working for what problem? I've got checkups with heart and lung docs at the end of May but thought I'd… read more

A myPHteam Member said:

I too am on Breo and I was on Celebrex for my Osteoarthritis. I'm curious about you still being on Celebrex. As soon as I was diagnosed with PH and Congestive Heart Failure, they took me off Celebrex. My Dr. said that celebrex may be the cause of my heart issues. Have you heard that?

posted about 3 years ago
A myPHteam Member said:

My Dr took me off Celebrex when I got diagnosed too! He told me it causes fluid retention.

posted over 1 year ago
A myPHteam Member said:

Dont know but dr also took me off celebrex. Im on tyvaso and soon on adempas.

posted over 1 year ago
A myPHteam Member said:

I’m on Celebrex and just recently dx with PAH. No one mentioned it. Maybe I need to ask about that as I’m carrying a lot of water.

posted about 1 month ago
A myPHteam Member said:

I was taken off Celebrex years ago

posted about 2 months ago
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