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Had lap/choelo.Nextweek severe hives-prednisone&benadryl.3weekpneumonia-doxycycline hyclate&flovent.6days treatmentstill nausea &light headedwhentired?
Complications: This is too far complicated for an online forum to answer. There are many facets in your story that need to be discussed. You need to see doctors in your area and your surgeon to determine where your symptoms are coming from. ...Read more
Medication/delivery: There are several explanations as to why this is so. Preventing your asthma flare ups by controlling triggers for your asthma and avoiding smoke is an important part of management. Delivery of the medication by use of a spacer device improves delivery of the medication to the lung. You may need additional medications or a higher dose of Flovent to control symptoms. ...Read more
Yes : The steroid in flovent, fluticasone, is already in advair, so adding Flovent to advair might give you really high doses of fluticasone, depending on the dosage of the inhalers. Very high doses of inhaled steroids can cause some side effects with long term use, but are fine in the short run. Apart from that there shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more
Both are steroid : Inhalers used as maintenance and prevention of acute attacks of asthma. Hfa is a pump used by people who have good coordination of the squeezing and inhaling process while the diskus doesn't require this. Medicine inhaled in the latter only requires the operator to suck in the powder without squeezing it. Good luck! ...Read more
None: Nasacort is now otc at about $12, triamcinolone. Flonase is a brand which is expensive but can be obtained as generic fluticasone on prescription. I saw the generic listed wholesale at $13.They are about equivalent as cortisones which are very effective for stuffy nose due to allergy. ...Read more