Inhalers

#1
Is there any info out there regarding Takotsubo and the use of inhalers? I was given a once daily inhaler for suspected copd and a rescue inhaler about 1 week before i collapsed at work from my first TTS episode.
 
#2
There are some case reports that asthma inhalers may be associated with Takotsubo, but not taking your asthma inhaler as required may have severe consequences, so there isn't a solution at present for how to prevent this. It is a rare event and in some cases has occurred with increased use of the inhaler. If increased use of inhaler is required may be a good idea to check back in with the doctor to see if any other supportive treatment is available. Check out the page on this site that has some information on medications that have been implicated in the development of Takotsubo.
https://takotsubo.net/emergency-department-considerations/
Hope that you have recovered well.
 
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