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which is stronger advair or flovent

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kohn
Dr. Gary Kohn answered
26 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Different medication: While both medications are used daily to control asthma, one is not better than the other. In general in asthma management the goal is to use the leas ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Big one: Flovent is steroid inhaler , advair has brocodilator and steroids.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Halflife: The halflife of the drug which is the amount of time it takes for the concentration of the drug to cut in half is about 7 hours. To completely come ou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Flovent is in advair: Advair contains fluticasone, a steroid, and salmeterol, a long acting bronchodialtor. Flovent contains just fluticasone. Advair is generally reserve ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Take it now: If your lung function has dropped and you are having breathing problem, you should go ahead with the Prednisone now and not wait.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes : The steroid in flovent, fluticasone, is already in advair, so adding Flovent to advair might give you really high doses of fluticasone, depending on t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Advair: Advair contains Flovent and salmeterol - a long-acting bronchodilator. Thus it addresses both the inflammation and the airway constriction issues and ... Read More
A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: But I have certainly used similar doses in adolescent patients whose asthma was difficult to control. If the alternatives are frequent exacerbations r ... Read More
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Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Call insurance & Doc: Please call your insurance or your doc to find what your insurance plan covers. Beside advair and Flovent there are other choices like dulera, symbico ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: What you described is more likely hyperventilation syndrome except for the itching. These drugs are more likely to cause tremor and occasionally muscl ... Read More
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