Smoking and formonide inhaler

Patient

Q: I have been using formonide 200 inhaler for 4-5 years. I have been smoking for a year. will smoking worsen my breathing problem?

Doctor

A:   Cigarette smoking is associated with evidence of airway obstruction and deterioration of lung function. Smoking will only make your breathing problems worse. I would suggest that you refrain from smoking in view of your respiratory ailments. Take care.

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