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Advair vs. Dulera for Asthma

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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 24,420 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Steph
November 9, 2013
Steph wrote
advair diskus
I have never had any problems with Advair Diskus, no thrush, it hasn't made my GERD worse or caused any other problems. I am very satisfied wit it. I have tried Symbicort and I had an allergic reaction. My insurance now wants me to change to Dulera. When comparing all three meds I'm not sure Dulera will be a good match for me due to my Gerd.
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By john
March 23, 2014
john wrote
tooth pain after using advair 6 for about weeks
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By Janet
March 5, 2014
Janet wrote
Questing full dosage for Mild asthma
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By KrystinA7X
September 3, 2013
KrystinA7X wrote
advair i.e pneumonia
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By Lynda B
August 23, 2013
Lynda B wrote
lyndab2u@sbcglobal.net
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By Joanne
August 7, 2013
Joanne wrote
New to Dulera
I too appreciate these post. I have copd and have been on oxygen for 3yrs. I have been using Advair 2x's a day and Spiriva1 X's a day for yrs. My insurance won't pay for my Advair any more and suggested I use Dulera. I am afraid to use a new treatment so reading these have helped. Again, thanks for your imput.
pamela  |  February 6, 2014
I was prescribed Singulair by my ENT, because I wanted to try something I thought would be a "lighter" form of treatment other than Dulera; after 3 days my skin was feeling as though it was hot, then cold, and being scraped by pins! Also, the dreams I had were vivid and very strange, and I was extremely agitated. So, I am now in the process of making myself try the Dulera, hoping it will work and I won't be allergic!
Lynn Eaton  |  December 30, 2013
I was given Dulera over 3 weeks ago, and I am afraid to use it. I have a mild asthma, whistling and a little wheezing at night. One doctor told me he controlled his without meds, and I am so fearful, wishing I wasnt' this way... I am glad to see the positive comments about the drug.
Lynn Eaton  |  December 27, 2013
Thank you for posting. I am beginning Dulera this evening for the first time. I have been on Qvar and its not been helping much. So have been on breathing treatments and now beginning Dulera and stopping Qvar. Will post when I have used for a week. Thanks.
Mrs. L.V. Bontrager  |  October 19, 2013
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By JJ
July 31, 2013
JJ wrote
side effects of ICS therapy
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What patients are saying about Advair vs. Dulera

113 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
medicine, from advair to singular to dulera, and I stopped...
...allergy medicine, from advair to singular to dulera, and I stopped all my meds a month ago because I was getting so dizzy and light headed, turns out I did not have regular asthma just allergy...
i do advair and switch it up to dulera just make sure...
...found out I'm allergic to bactrim as well I've ...inhaled steroid i do advair and switch it up to dulera just make sure she eats before the antibiotic sometimes it can make you...
ENT today. Switching from Advair to Dulera. I've been on...
...to ENT today. Switching from Advair to Dulera. I've been on Advair for years so maybe ...a script for Tessalon Perle to try to help calm the cough. Had a scope ...on. Also started on Avel...
on Advair prior to Dulera.  Pulm changed it because we're...
He was on Advair prior to Dulera.  Pulm changed it because we're trying to keep him from living in his ...not great but not terrible.  He was on as much Advair as our pulm was comfortable at his ag...
Advair dosage, then I eventually switched to Dulera 200 and...
...my Advair dosage, then I eventually switched to Dulera 200 and added Singulair. I also tried a couple rounds of antibiotics. It started as a true asthma ...Tessalon Perle to help calm the coug...
took me off Advair and put me on Dulera. Nothing but...
...works. LOL Pulmonary Clinic took me off Advair and put me on Dulera. Nothing but sick, since. Add injury to insult-----Dulera is more expensive than Advair; and Doc gets mad because...
not control my asthma systems. I had to switch to Dulera...
...As you might be aware of, Albuterol is not used to control your asthma symptoms....it's used to offer immediate relief. I used Advair for years and honestly it did not control my asthma systems....
I was put on Dulera a month ago after being on Advair 250/50...
...put on Dulera a month ago after being on Advair 250/50 for 2 months and doc didn't see my asthma improving. I ...and started getting painful headaches and ...higher dose. My menstrual cycle i...
me from Advair 500/50 to Dulera 200/5. I just got the...
...on Dulera? My healh plan switched me from Advair 500/50 to Dulera 200/5. I just got ...problems, I have osteoporosis, I have immune system problems and eye problems...e.g cataracts, which were r...
was on Advair 500/50. I was switched to Dulera 200 about 6...
...Dulera 200 about 6 weeks ago. I'm also on Singulair and get monthly Xolair shots. I get teased all the time because of how frequently I wear the masks. I have one that has a charcoal filter ...
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