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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Shaw
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Doubtful: This asthma medication is not known to impair memory. It might cause depression and insomnia. If you cannot tolerate this medication, its a good idea ... Read More

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dose is OK.: While there are lower doses available, that dose of Flovent is usual and acceptable.
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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 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Relatively: If you have moderate persistent asthma, the risk/benefit ratio favors its use. Most people don't have problem with staying at this dose for long term ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
YES: Beclomethasone- an orally inhaled steroid- is similar to flovent. However, this may or may not be appropriate for you. Discuss it with your asthma phy ... Read More
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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
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Beclo is OK: Flovent and beclomethosone are both steroids found in inhalers for long term control of asmtha. They belong to the same class, and most people feel t ... 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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Discuss this option with your doctor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Asthma Medication: Flovent (fluticasone) is a corticosteroid used to prevent bronchial asthma attacks.

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