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Do you know which works better, dulera (formoterol and mometasone) or albuterol?

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Dr. Lawrence Shulman
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Depends: They are different medications - Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) is a combination of an inhaled steroid and a long acting bronchodilator while albuterol is a short acting bronchodilator.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Which works better: dulera (formoterol and mometasone) or albuterol?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Both-read why: Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) is a combination inhaler containing an steroid (for inflammation) and long acting bronchodilator. Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) is used every day to control and prevent asthma. In contrast, albuterol is for quick relief and only used as needed. This is a good combination for patients with moderate to severe persistent asthma. An allergist can assist in further explanation.

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