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Lindsay Lohan

Lohan made headlines in 2008 when she went to a Miami emergency room suffering from an acute asthma attack.

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John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy

He often used amphetamines to control asthma symptoms.

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Diane Keaton

Keaton reportedly suffers from adult-onset asthma and once played at an asthmatic cat lover.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee's breathing difficulties were first diagnosed as bronchitis, then mononucleosis.

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Valium
User Ratings:
6.2
Effectiveness
6.2
Side Effects
6.3
Holistic Benefits
Valium, was used to relieve my pain after a minor surgery. The drowsiness was very strong and I suffered from short memory loss
Simcor
User Ratings:
3.6
Effectiveness
5.2
Side Effects
3.6
Holistic Benefits
I have been taking Simcor for a few months too. Beginning in April I was awakened from a sound sleep by the itching. My entire body was sunburn red and I thought I was going to claw my skin off. Tried taking a cold shower, benadryl, anti-itch cream and nothing helped. Finally had to go to an Urgent Care Clinic for a shot and prescription. I have had 2 more episodes since not as severe but bad enough to wake me up and cause me misery for several hours. I agree with you, due to have blood... View full comment
Advil
User Ratings:
6.3
Effectiveness
1.3
Side Effects
5.5
Holistic Benefits
I use Advil to help tolerate my menstrual pain... works well.
Advil Allergy Sinus
User Ratings:
7.7
Effectiveness
1.6
Side Effects
6.1
Holistic Benefits
Advil is a good migraine reliever but not a very good pain reliever
ProAir HFA
User Ratings:
1.8
Effectiveness
5.6
Side Effects
3.2
Holistic Benefits
This just doesn't work. I keep it just as a rescue inhaler because I'm seriously asthmatic and take Advair Diskus religiously. When that fails me (occasionally) I've always used albuterol, but now they took my old standby away I'm stuck with this. Frankly, having a cup of coffee works a whole lot better. I marked that it had made my stress level go up because yeah, it's kind of stressful when you CAN'T BREATHE and your rescue inhaler doesn't rescue you.
Anucort-HC
User Ratings:
6.5
Effectiveness
0
Side Effects
5.9
Holistic Benefits
Highly recommended to relieve pain in the rectal area
Minipress XL
User Ratings:
4.8
Effectiveness
6.2
Side Effects
5.6
Holistic Benefits
If I don't have atleast 10 hour sleep at night after taking Minipress XL 2.5 mg, then I don't get strength on my feet to move around coupled with slight head imbalance making the total feeling uncomfortable. Moreover, since the time I have started taking this medicine my eyesight power has gone up considerably. I can't read continuously for more than 20 mins as because after that my feet starts trembling, stomach troubles coupled with headache at times. Not comfortable at all with its side ef... View full comment
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