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formoterol and mometasone medication

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is a combination of a steroid and a long-acting beta agonist (fomoterol). Albuterol is a short-acting beta agonist.

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Emphysema: Is rather a syndrome, management is long term and multifaceted, drug therapy is only one aspect, environmental control and habit control like stopping ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Cohen
22 years experience Sports Medicine
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
52 years experience Rheumatology
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
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
May need more: Talk to your doc. You may just need more rescue to to illness. If need for inhaler that high your doc may want you on oral steroids.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) currently is not indicated under the age of 12

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