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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Others: Today there are more than a dozen alternatives to asthmacort. Some of the newer drugs are more potent and some may have less side effects. Ask your d ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Triamcinolone: may cause increased urination but I was unable to find any sources that listed urinary hesitance as a side effet.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience in Pulmonology
Mild side effects: When Azmacort (triamcinolone) is used for treatment of asthma in the recommended dosage of 2 inhalations 3 to 4 times/day, the breathing capacity incr ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Azmacort (triamcinolone).: Hoarseness, dry mouth and throat, wheezing, cough, oral candidiasis, and facial edema. These side effects are uncommon but rinse your mouth out after ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Asthma and COPD: These drugs are the mainstay in treating asthma but also can be used in copd, bronchiectasis, exercise induced asthma and chronic bronchitis.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Side effect: Most common side effects are dry mouth, dry throat, hoarseness, oral candidiasis, cough, facial edema.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Few: Mostly very well tolerated. May cause oral thrush and sometimes worsening of respiratory sympt such as runny nose, cough and sometimes abdominal pain. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Budesonide: It is Budesonide used in an "inhaler" form. It is a form of steroid used for respiratory problems that cause bronchospasm along with other meds. It is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
No: It is a topical, it should not cause systemic side effects such as urinary hesitancy
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes as asthma improv: When Azmacort (triamcinolone) is used for treatment of asthma in the recommended dosage of 2 inhalations 3 to 4 times/day, the breathing capacity incr ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience in Pediatrics
Twice a day...: It is not bad to use the cream as prescribed. Sparingly means that you should only use a very small amount and only on the area of concern. Do not u ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes as asthma improv: As asthma improves and the airways dilate and become less inflamed, mucous and bronchial secretions can be more easily coughed out. Continued use afte ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Inhaled steroid: Usually 2 times daily 1-4 puffs. When using steroid, remember to rinse your mouth after use.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Is it a steroid: Yes it is fluticasone proprinate. It does not readily get into the body but mainly works locally.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
No: It is a steroid cream not an antifungal. Also, steroid creams should be used judiciously as they do carry side effects and hence should not be used in ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
The one....: That both you and your doctor agree works better for you!
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Action time.: You should see some relief within 48 hours.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Can be: Though typically it is dosed twice a day.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Various : Flovent- changes in your voice and yeast infections of the mouth called thrush. Ventolin is albuterol and causes fast heart rate and tremor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience in Pulmonology
Link: Asthma med. See the link and chose what you want to know.. http://www.rxlist.com/advair-diskus-drug.htm.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No.: Xopenx is a single medicine known as a short-acting-beta agonist (saba). There is no steroid. Its base medicine is albuterol. Most drugs have two f ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dr. David Sax answered
24 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Triamcinolone does not increase photosensitivity. As a dermatologist, however, I do not recommend tanning beds because of increased risk of skin canc ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes and no: Flovent has the same medicine as advair (fluticasone). Advair has another medication, salmeterol, which can cause different side effects from flovent.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Asthma and COPD: Usually this drug is administered twice daily by inhalation. The drug has typically been used as a maintenance (every day) inhaler in asthma and in C ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No: But, it is not intended for oral consumption.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Goldberg
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Different uses : Albuterol is a short acting bronchodilator used for acute/rescue treatment for wheezing. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is a combination of an ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Nasacort (triamcinolone): As the name implies nasacort (triamcinolone) is limited to symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melanie Pence
25 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
RAST : Rast blood testing can look for ige antibodies in your bloodstream. If the antibodies are present for a specific allergen that you want to be tested ... Read More

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