A 51-year-old member asked:
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is flovent hfa a steriod?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Is it a steroid: Yes it is fluticasone proprinate. It does not readily get into the body but mainly works locally.
Answered on Apr 27, 2013
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