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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Albuterol 19,521 Prednisone 16,721 Ventolin 13,296
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Advair
VS.
Asmanex
Other name: Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Fluticasone-Salmeterol)
Other name: Nasonex (Nasonex)
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4.0
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Asthma
Allergies
COPD*
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fluticasone/salmeterol is a formulation containing fluticasone propionate and salmeterol used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under various trade names including Advair...
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Mometasone furoate (also referred to as mometasone) is a glucocorticosteroid used topically to reduce inflammation of the skin or in the airways...
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Top Concerns
Adv
Weight Gain
9
Thrush
7
Tiredness
5
Anxiety
5
GERD
4
Breathing Problems
4
Depression
4
Hoarseness
4
Sinus Infections
3
Insomnia
3
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Asm
Weight Gain
6
Tachycardia
2
Withdrawal
2
Lung Cancer
1
Drowsy
1
Nightmares
1
Paranoia
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Mood Swings
1
Stomach Problems
1
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Asm
5
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Anxiety
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Asm
5
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GERD
Adv
Asm
4
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Breathing Problems
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Asm
4
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Depression
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Asm
4
0
Hoarseness
Adv
Asm
4
0
Sinus Infections
Adv
Asm
3
0
Insomnia
Adv
Asm
3
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Weight Gain
Asm
Adv
6
9
Tachycardia
Asm
Adv
2
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Withdrawal
Asm
Adv
2
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Lung Cancer
Asm
Adv
1
0
Drowsy
Asm
Adv
1
0
Nightmares
Asm
Adv
1
0
Paranoia
Asm
Adv
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Asm
Adv
1
0
Mood Swings
Asm
Adv
1
0
Stomach Problems
Asm
Adv
1
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fluticasone/salmeterol is a formulation containing fluticasone propionate and salmeterol used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under various trade names including Advair...
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About Asmanex
Mometasone furoate (also referred to as mometasone) is a glucocorticosteroid used topically to reduce inflammation of the skin or in the airways...
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I used advair and experienced extreme agitation and anxiety with tremors. I was able to use Asmanex with improvement in symptoms and none of the other side effects. Breathing is a wonderful thing. I also use a rescue inhaler with levabuterol not albuterol for the same reason.

to Asmanex (sp?) from Advair due to side effects that...
" ...changed to Asmanex (sp?) from Advair due to side effects that included weight gain (well, ...symptoms of the Advair and quickly changed my meds. They specifically said it was the Serevent causi... "

Advair in march and put me on Asmanex 220 and with all the...
" ...Advair 100/50 for about a year and was doing good then I ...march and put me on Asmanex 220 and ...not doing very well.Has anyone had good results with Asma... "

VA recently switched me to asmanex. Honestly, I like advair...
" ...been on advair for 5 years and the VA recently switched me to asmanex. Honestly, I like advair much better. I had some bad tremors issues last year ...before the switch to asmanex. So, till this... "

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recently switched my med from Asmanex to Advair (250)....
" ...Advair (250). I've been on it a week and do NOT like it. My lungs feel like they're on fire. I have upper back pain . I'm pretty jittery, especially in the morning. What's worse, is tha... "

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recently switched my med from Asmanex to Advair (250)....
" ...Advair (250). I've been on it a week and do NOT like it. My lungs feel like they're on fire. I have upper back pain . I'm pretty jittery, especially in the morning. What's worse, is that I'm... "

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I ended up having to get off of Advair and switch to Asmanex
" ...it. I used to take Advair (the purple disk thingie). That worked wonderful at first but ...asthma got bad and the Advair seemed to be making it ...off of Advair and switch to Asmanex... "

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a side effect with asmanex - gave me horrible palpitations...
" ...a side effect with asmanex - gave me horrible palpitations . Would probably have the same problem with advair . I... "

Asmanex and it works great for her - she had previously...
" ...uses Asmanex and it works great for her - she had ...didn't work well for her. Cade is on Advair now and it works great for him, he... "

a non-event. I switched over to Asmanex because it has only...
" ...non-event. I switched over to Asmanex because it ...ingredient compared to Advair's two, and for me it works just as well (though I do have mild hoa... "

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