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A 46-year-old female asked:

What is a less expensive alternative to dulera (formoterol and mometasone) and advair in controlling asthma symptoms?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hard Question!: those are great meds. You obviously need several controllers for your asthma and I'm sure you have been given meds for acute use. There are patient assistance programs and some alternatives. Please discuss with your doctor what is best for you as an individual. The important part is breathing, it is not overrated. Meds are expensive but so is the ER!
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab commented
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Cannot agree more
Jun 23, 2015
Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Cheap Alternative: I agree with Dr. Juchau. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) has a new $25 Guarantee Program. New and current eligible commercially insured patients pay no more than $25 for each fill, up to 12 fills, with the savings card, including those with restrictions on prescription benefit coverage. As your doctor about the savings card.

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