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Using corticosone like flovent inhaler can cause loss of vision?

Using corticosone like flovent inhaler can cause loss of vision?

Yes: Steroids used chronically have been associated with cataract formation. You should see your eye doctor. Also steroids can cause elevation in blood sugar and this leads to fluid shifts that can cause blurring vision. You should have your blood sugars checked to rule out diabetes. ...Read more

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Dr. Damien Luviano
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Blindness (Definition)

Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more


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Can flovent inhaler cause a tremor?

Can flovent inhaler cause a tremor?

No: If you are using a combination inhaler with Flovent and a 'beta agonist, ' the latter can cause a tremor, but Flovent by itself should not do this. ...Read more

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What can cause low flowpeak and feeling of full lungs in morning other than gerd. Only time I need rescue inhaler. Take Flovent 2x day. Suggestions???

What can cause low flowpeak and feeling of full lungs in morning other than gerd. Only time I need rescue inhaler. Take Flovent 2x day. Suggestions???

Could be your asthma: Asthma can be triggered by allergens, and if you seem to be awakening with those symptoms the triggers could very well be in your home. Pets? Mold in central air/heat ducts? Dust mites? An ionic or HEPA air purifier in the bedroom might help your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have swollen glands under my jaw and it feels like my jaw is slightly swollen. Recently started flovent inhaler. Related? Cause for concern?

I have swollen glands under my jaw and it feels like my jaw is slightly swollen.  Recently started flovent inhaler. Related? Cause for concern?

And Flovent is for?: Swollen glands (lymph nodes) are unlikely to be from the flovent, but more likely to be from the reasons Flovent is being used. Flovent is used for asthma, which worsens when a person has a cold, a flu, a sinus infection, or allergies. Those conditions can cause swollen lymph nodes in and around the neck. Of course, it's possible that the swollen glands are due to other unrelated reasons, too. ...Read more

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When using the flovent mist inhaler, is it better to breathe in as far as you can, or just deeply? Thanks.

When using the flovent mist inhaler, is it better to  breathe in as far as you can, or just deeply? Thanks.

Breathe in all the w: It really means the same thind breathing allyhe way can be the same as breathing deeply exhale press the inhaler and take a deep breath all the way, hold your breath for 5 seconds and repeat the same as you need to take two inhalation at a time for Flovent it is twice a day. ...Read more

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What to do if i hate using inhalers, can I take singulair (montelukast) instead of flovent for my prevenative?

What to do if i hate using inhalers, can I take singulair (montelukast) instead of flovent for my prevenative?

Maybe: Singulair (montelukast) is approved for prevention of allergies and asthma. Whether it's right for your asthma as an alternative to your Flovent is a good question for your doc. The two meds work very differently. ...Read more

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Does the seretide inhaler contains cortisone ?

Does the seretide inhaler contains cortisone ?

No- fluticasone: The seretide inhaler contains fluticasone. It is a member of the corticosteroid family, but it is not cortisone. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


Dr. Tim Conrad
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Vision Loss (Definition)

Vision loss is where a person becomes unable to see to the extent that they were previously able. This can include a total loss of vision, a loss of visual acuity, or a loss of part ...Read more