A 23-year-old male asked:
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what can using advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) do to the mind? can it change personality and effect memory? i'm awkward at times, is this because of advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone)?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually no: Behavioral changes r very rare when using inhaled corticosteroids, especially in adolescents, it might occur with high doses, and is reversible, pls consult ur md.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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