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difference between flovent and asmanex

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
No and Yes: Though asmanex and flovent are both steroids (cortisone) they do differ in strength. . This does not necessarily make one better than the other. Both ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Big one: Flovent is steroid inhaler , advair has brocodilator and steroids.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Flovent is in advair: Advair contains fluticasone, a steroid, and salmeterol, a long acting bronchodialtor. Flovent contains just fluticasone. Advair is generally reserve ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Both are steroid : Inhalers used as maintenance and prevention of acute attacks of asthma. Hfa is a pump used by people who have good coordination of the squeezing an ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
None: Nasacort is now otc at about $12, triamcinolone. Flonase is a brand which is expensive but can be obtained as generic fluticasone on prescription. I s ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
2 mechanisms: flovent is a steroid and slow to act and ventolin is quick acting bronchial dilator and is also used as rescue inhaler
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A member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Both : Both are steriod inhalers. They are different steriods. Azmacort (triamcinolone), (triamcinolone) an old formulation, has an attached tube that acts ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
As safe as for nl: The safety of the med doesn't change for the condition. The ease at which it is given may be an issue.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Flovent: Rarely aggrevates the asthma, otherwise local irritation plus hoarsness, yeast infections, nasal congestion and discharge, headache.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kohn
Dr. Gary Kohn answered
26 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Different medication: While both medications are used daily to control asthma, one is not better than the other. In general in asthma management the goal is to use the leas ... Read More
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