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Wed, Jun 5 3:23pm · collapsible bowl in MAC & Bronchiectasis

The one I use ("Munchkin Latch") looks like a heavy-duty freezer bag and measures 8 by 11 inches with a base that opens to about 5 inches so that the bag stands upright in the microwave. I can put a disassembled nebulizer and my aerobika in one.

Sun, Jun 2 8:00pm · fatigue and muscle weakeness in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Thanks, Flib. I have the same problems of fatigue and weight loss. I've been on the Big 3 for almost 12 months and am hoping to see some improvement once I'm off them. I also have a hearing issue (tinnitus) that I'm fairly certain is attributable to the azithromycin.

Sun, Jun 2 7:46pm · fatigue and muscle weakeness in MAC & Bronchiectasis

That's encouraging. Thanks

Sun, Jun 2 7:13pm · collapsible bowl in MAC & Bronchiectasis

I use microwave sterilizer bags. They can be found in the baby section at Walmart, or you can order them online.

Sat, Jun 1 2:55pm · fatigue and muscle weakeness in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Does anyone know if the antibiotics are causing the fatigue and weight loss that many of us experience? Does it get better after finishing a long-term course of treatment?

Sat, Jan 5 12:57pm · Big 3 and weight loss in MAC & Bronchiectasis

I have bronchiectasis and NTM. I also have GERD. I have been on the "big 3" for six months. I have no appetite and am losing weight. Anybody else have this problem, and if so what are you doing about it? Is it caused by the antibiotics?

Jul 15, 2018 · Daily schedule for medications? in MAC & Bronchiectasis

Thanks for sharing. I will ask my doc if it's okay if I do the same. Do I understand correctly that you take you probiotics even later at night?

Jul 14, 2018 · Daily schedule for medications? in MAC & Bronchiectasis

I've been prescribed the Big 3 for MAI. In addition to nodules, I have one lung cavity (16×9 mm), and I take ethambutol and rifampin daily and azithromycin on MWF. The directions are to take the azithromycin and ethambutol one hour before breakfast and the rifampin two hours after dinner. I've been taking them for three weeks. Is there any reason I can't take all three at the same time at night? Does anybody do this? The reason I ask is because the ones I take in the morning seem to knock me out for several hours after breakfast, and I'm thinking if I take them all in the evening I might avoid this.