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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dawn-alita Hernandez
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No. You're okay!: I assume you mean you discharged it without meaning to. Or you exhaled instead of inhaled. The particles deposit within seconds and are no longer in t ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Click: If it clicked it should work.
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
All the way: The first time you use it, you turn the red bottom all the way in one direction and all the way in the other direction. Twice. It doesn't matter whi ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marco Coppola
32 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not necessarily...: ...however, why were you told to wake up at 3am? If it is because you are night shift worker, then I understand. But if not, you may consider rotati ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Similar ingredients: The are several inhalers with similar medications, used for the same lung conditions that Advair is used for. For example, there is Symbicort, and the ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Out of date: It would not be of any harm but it is out of date by more than a year and i would advise you not to use it as it is probably less than therapeutic in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Eidelman
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) PRN: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is prescribed as a rescue inhaler in europe. The long acting bronchodilator formoterol starts working very quick ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
35 years experience Pulmonology
No: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is the second fixed dose inhaler in combin ation. There is a long acting bronchodilator (formoterol) & a steroid ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you Can, but: Symbicort won't help the infection if present, either in lower or upper respiratory tract, you may still want to see your doctor for assessment and tr ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes you can. If you have copious amounts of discolored sputum you may have a bacterial bronchitis and could profit from a course of an appropriate ant ... Read More
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