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Is it okay to take advair if you have the flu

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 27 years experience
Yes: Yes it is ok.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: Absolutely! never stop your asthma medications especially when you have an infection or illness.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
Anti-Aging Medicine 35 years experience
Various: High dose probiotics to rebuild normal gut bacteria which keep you healthy, high dose vitamin d to rev up immune system (50, 000 iu vit d3 daily for 3... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Elmore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Same thing at home: Sorry to hear you don't feel well. There are a lot of over the counter remedies to help- tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever, Motrin for aches, cough s... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
I would: Although you need to start them in the first 48hrs , these meds do reduce the replication of flu germs and for many make the illness more tolerable. F... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Should be fine: You can take your usual pain meds with a virus infection. Your pain symptoms may worsen until you get over the illness though.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Too late: You have to wait till it gets out of your system and see your doctor if it does not get better in couple of days as there may be complication of flu l... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: If you are very early in the process (<48 hrs) the CDC recommends Tamiflu during breastfeeding. It can be taken along with other comfort meds like ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
Infectious Disease 10 years experience
Yes: Yes if you think you need it.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the only safe medication to take during pregnancy.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: You may take this medication without risk to your or your baby's health. If you develop breathing difficulty, go to the nearest hospital. Wish you goo... Read More

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