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Who should take Combivent?

People suffering from severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be advised to take Combivent. COPD is not a single disease but rather a category of a range of diseases that all involve breathing difficulty caused by constriction in the lungs and airways. Most people suffering from COPD will have either chronic bronchitis, in which the lung's airways are constricted by swelling, or emphysema, in which the sacs in the lungs that absorb air are damaged.

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