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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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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Flovent HFA: Flovent hfa is the inhaled corticosteroid fluticasone that is used to prevent asthmatic attacks or COPD flare ups. This drug is not intended to treat ... Read More
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 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 female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
18 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No: I. Do not think. There is any relation.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Fluticasone and Beconase are both nasal steroids, they should work the same. Nasonex (mometasone) would also be comparable. You can also get Nasocor ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Rinse after use: You can rinse after using to assure no residual medication lingers in your oral cavity to cause adverse reactions and or hoarseness. Best wishes.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Why did you stop?: I must assume you have asthma since Flovent was prescribed. Why did you stop? Flovent is intended for maintenance and should not be used for acute det ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Seiden
17 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Normal dose : You should just go back to using the prescribed dose. And make sure you don't have any sores in your mouth or throat that could be consistent with thr ... Read More
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