"Our expert, Dr. James Thompson, has written a post about saving money on managing your condition here. Also, you should contact Advair's manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline at 1-866-518-4357. Companies have programs to provide their brand name drugs to patients for cheap (or, sometimes, free) if they meet the income qualifications. GlaxoSmithKline's program for Advair is called GSKAccess.
If you think about it, the information Joy provides should apply to many unaffordable, COPD medications. In fact, Trisha Torrey, About.com's Patient Empowerment Guide, has written a fabulous article about just that. For more information, visit Trisha's article: