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Anyone using prescribed advair for extreme asthma, instead of oral steroids?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Advair...

Advair is a combination long-term bronchodilator and steroid inhaler.
It can be used instead of systemic steroids, thus avoiding many of the side effects of systemic steroids. Follow your doctor's instructions and seek help immediately if you have an acute exacerbation.

In brief: Advair...

Advair is a combination long-term bronchodilator and steroid inhaler.
It can be used instead of systemic steroids, thus avoiding many of the side effects of systemic steroids. Follow your doctor's instructions and seek help immediately if you have an acute exacerbation.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Advair can work very well.
Even though it is an inhaler, it is still a powerful steroid. Side effects can include yeast infections in your mouth and systemic effects. Discuss your options with your doctor.

In brief: Yes

Advair can work very well.
Even though it is an inhaler, it is still a powerful steroid. Side effects can include yeast infections in your mouth and systemic effects. Discuss your options with your doctor.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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