A 38-year-old female asked:
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i was diagnosis with asthma 2 yrs ago. i am having frequent flair ups and almost monthly bronchitis requiring steroids. i am on flovent daily and albuterol?

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Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
See pulmonologist: You need to seen by pulmonologist for possible change in your meds.
Answered on Feb 2, 2013

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Varies: The Flovent is usually given twice daily, while the albuterol is usually used every 6 hours if needed.The doc and or prescription should have details.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Good Stuff: This is good if it works to keep him healthy.Remeber that Flovent is more preventative in nature and if used properly is to prevent flareups.
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
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