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Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
18 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No: I. Do not think. There is any relation.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Gradual reduction: I would recommend a reduced dose to 100/50 if you are taking Advair. If you are on Flovent, then gradually reducing the dosage is advised.
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
See your Doctor: often times there are other medicines, coupons, patient assistance programs and even samples of similar medicines that we can help you with. If possi ... 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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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Yes: Flovent is an inhaled steorid used in asthma and copd. If used more fequently than prescribed it may have systemic effects like osteoporosis, immunity ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Question unclear: Do you mean the container is emptying too quickly? Over the years I have had a few younger patients who, when adult supervision was absent, would acti ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
As safe as for nl: The safety of the med doesn't change for the condition. The ease at which it is given may be an issue.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Not the same drug: Arnutiy Ellipta is fluticasone furoate, in a new inhaler, recommended to be taken once a day. It is a different ester of fluticasone, more potent. The ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
No worries.: This should not be a problem. Take your regular dose tomorrow.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Flovent: Rarely aggrevates the asthma, otherwise local irritation plus hoarsness, yeast infections, nasal congestion and discharge, headache.
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