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I've been switched from symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) to dulera. Any difference? Md changing me because i've had an asthma flare and he says the steroid is more potent.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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Both drugs are combo drugs: an inhaled corticosteroid and a long acting beta agonist laba (salmetrol) which both have, with a slightly different dosong, the main difference though is is in the corticosteroid part, symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) contains Budesonide while Dulera has mometsone, a relatively newer medicine and more potent, more important is adherence to treatment plan and regular follow up with ur md.

In brief: Clinical judgement

Both drugs are combo drugs: an inhaled corticosteroid and a long acting beta agonist laba (salmetrol) which both have, with a slightly different dosong, the main difference though is is in the corticosteroid part, symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) contains Budesonide while Dulera has mometsone, a relatively newer medicine and more potent, more important is adherence to treatment plan and regular follow up with ur md.
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