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Dulera

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Different: They are completely different medications, Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) is a combination inhaler containing both an inhaled steroid and long ac... Read More
Dr. Michael Sanders
Pulmonology 17 years experience
No: Dulera is a combo LABA and steroid. Xopenex is a SABA

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Dulera (formoterol and mometasone): Is not meant to work to alleviate symptoms. It is an anti-inflammatory medicine which takes time to take effect and a long acting bronchodilator whic... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
ICS vs ICS/LABA: QVar is an inhaled cortisone (ICS)which helps to reduce airway inflammation. It is supposed to have a smaller particle size to reach the more distant ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: Not supposed to be used under the age of 12 years old.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Palumbo
Allergy and Immunology 24 years experience
No: Qvar is a single agent inhaled steroid while dulera (formoterol and mometasone) is a combination steroid with long acting bronchodialator.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: No one can tell how fast it will work. You may not be even able to tell the difference. Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) has steroid to decrease the... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Cohen
Allergy 23 years experience
Perhaps: If your symptoms and pulmonary functions continue to be well controlled at the one spray twice daily dose, you may be able to use less medication. Yo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: Have your doctor appeal the decision, find out if he/she can get samples for you or pay for it yourself.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Not normal: There is study showing that the size of the medicine mist can reach further into the lung with Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) than advair. Thus it... Read More