Advair vs Asmanex

Advair
(Rx)
Asmanex
(Rx)
Advair is an asthma / COPD medication.
Asmanex is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.8
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.3
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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June 8, 2006
March 30, 2005
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
31,405 Discussions
1,603 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for Emphysema
Advair is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
#3 for Emphysema
Asmanex is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Adv
Weight Gain
9
Thrush
8
Tiredness
6
Anxiety
5
GERD
5
Depression
4
Hoarseness
4
Insomnia
4
Weight Loss
3
Chest Pain
3
Asm
Bronchitis
6
Weight Gain
6
Palpitations
5
Hoarseness
4
Sore Throat
3
Fever
3
Tachycardia
2
Diabetes
2
Nausea
2
Migraines
2
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Advair
Adv
Asmanex
Asm
Weight Gain
Adv
Asm
9
6
Thrush
Adv
Asm
8
0
Tiredness
Adv
Asm
6
0
Anxiety
Adv
Asm
5
0
GERD
Adv
Asm
5
0
Depression
Adv
Asm
4
0
Hoarseness
Adv
Asm
4
4
Insomnia
Adv
Asm
4
0
Weight Loss
Adv
Asm
3
0
Chest Pain
Adv
Asm
3
0
Bronchitis
Asm
Adv
6
0
Weight Gain
Asm
Adv
6
9
Palpitations
Asm
Adv
5
0
Hoarseness
Asm
Adv
4
4
Sore Throat
Asm
Adv
3
0
Fever
Asm
Adv
3
0
Tachycardia
Asm
Adv
2
0
Diabetes
Asm
Adv
2
0
Nausea
Asm
Adv
2
0
Migraines
Asm
Adv
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Advair during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Advair and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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: 100-50 mcg/dose, 250-50 mcg/dose, 500-50 mcg/dose
Aerosol: 45-21 mcg/actuation, 115-21 mcg/actuation, 230-21 mcg/actuation
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterol Xinafoate
Mometasone Furoate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Advair and Asmanex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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lyndab2u@sbcglobal.net
| Lynda B
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.

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