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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 19,529 Prednisone 16,741 Ventolin 13,306
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Advair
VS.
Singulair
Other name: Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Fluticasone-Salmeterol)
Other name: Montelukast (Montelukast)
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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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Montelukast (trade names Singulair and Montelo-10) is a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA) used for the maintenance treatment of asthma and to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy. It is usually administered orally. Montelukast is a Cyst...
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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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Depression
8
Itching
5
Sinus Infections
5
Weight Gain
5
Hives
5
Mood Swings
4
Nightmares
3
Eczema
3
Pneumonia
3
Vomiting
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Hoarseness
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Insomnia
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Sin
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4
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Adv
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Weight Gain
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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 Singulair
Montelukast (trade names Singulair and Montelo-10) is a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA) used for the maintenance treatment of asthma and to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy. It is usually administered orally. Montelukast is a Cyst...
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advair vs. singulair
is singulair also effective against asthma? Is Singulair a steroid?

a mold environment, that causes me major breathing problems
" ...Singulair. Advair however, caused heart palpitations - ...though. Singulair hasn't caused any issues for me. Not sure if it has helped - perhaps, but since I work in a mold environment, that ca... "

pneumonia last December 08. Although Singulair has helped...
" ...Singular after I complained about weight gain from Advair. I was diagnosed with asthma after having a bout with pneumonia last December 08. Although Singulair has helped with my asthma... "

Singulair made the biggest difference in my sinus infections...
" ...allergy issue. Starting Singulair made the biggest difference in my sinus infections (don't have nearly as many now) and the Advair has made the biggest difference in my SOB issues (inflamation... "

Singulair by itself doesn't do much for me. Using...
" ...I'm on both Advair and Singulair. Singulair by itself doesn't do much for me. Using it in combination with the Advair works... "

in my mouth, food taste\ I RECENTLY STARTED TAKING SINGULAIR...
" ...taste in my mouth, food taste\ I RECENTLY STARTED TAKING SINGULAIR AND I AM USING AN ADVAIR INHALER. I AM HAVING A STRANGE METALLIC TASTE IN MY MOUTH... "

allergy doctor insists Singulair isn't for helping asthma....
" ...allergy doctor insists Singulair isn't for helping asthma. I'm on Advair and doing really well. I take Singulair if my eyes are... "

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and thus causing me to cough and choke and clear my throat...
" ...singulair, I had to keep clearing my throat. After a few days, it became obvious that the Singulair was causing a great deal of phlegm and thus causing me to cough and choke and clear my throat... "

have been very well controlled for almost two years, for me...
" ...advair and like it - works for me. I take advair, singulaire and albuterol. Since I have been on the advair and singulaire I have been very well controlled for almost two years, for me this is... "

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I am on a wonderful combination of Singulair and Advair....
" ...haven't had that problem with Advair, just makes my chest feel really dry. I am on a wonderful combination of Singulair and Advair. I am symptom free. ...reacting well to Advair. Oh and the... "

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