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Nasonex (Definition)

Mometasone furoate is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more


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What's the difference between fluticasone furoate and foxefenadine when treating rhinitis? Can a patient react well to one and not to the other?Thanks

What's the difference between fluticasone furoate and foxefenadine when treating rhinitis? Can a patient react well to one and not to the other?Thanks

Completely different: Fluticasone furoate is a topical nasal steroid in a spray form. It works by reducing inflammation over time through a variety of pathways. Fexofenadine is an oral antihistamine taken by mouth and works by blocking the chemical histamine in our bodies. Overall, the nasal spray does more to reduce allergy symptom scores and may also help with non-allergic conditions such as non-allergic rhinitis. ...Read more

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What is the difference in beclomethasone dipropionate vs fluticasone propionate HFA spray? Is one better than the other?

Steroids: For the most part, all the topical steroids will work similarly. Where they differ, however, would be in their side effect profile. One may be better for you in this respect. ...Read more

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I have chronic cough diagnosed as allergic asthma. I was on fluticasone & ventolin but not much difference. Doc prescribed Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol). Is this okay?

I have chronic cough diagnosed as allergic asthma. I was on fluticasone & ventolin but not much difference. Doc prescribed Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol). Is this okay?

Yes: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is an excellent medicine for asthma. It needs to be used everyday as your doctor prescribed. It is what is known as a maintaince medication. You still should have ventolin to use as a rescue medication when you have wheezing or shortness of breath. Please followup with your doctor after you have been on Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) for 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Is the fluticasone available over counter?

No: Due to potential adverse side effects seen with using higher potency corticosteroids, treatment should be monitored by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take mucanix if you have asthma?and with fluticasone?

Can you take mucanix  if you have asthma?and with fluticasone?

Mucinex (guaifenesin): Yes you can. If you have excess mucus,your asthma may not be well controlled, i suggest you check your asthma with your treating physician ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Has potential: This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy. ...Read more

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Eosinophilia esophahitis can ventolin & fluticasone help?

Eosinophilia esophahitis can ventolin & fluticasone help?

Yes: One treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis involves swallowing inhaled steroids such as fluticasone which is found in flovent. The ventolin will have no effect on the symptoms. It is also worth exploring whether any foods such as milk may be triggering symptoms. Foods can be eliminated empirically or based on prick and/or patch testing. ...Read more

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Fluticasone (Definition)

Fluticasone is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more