Advair vs Combivent

Advair
(Rx)
Combivent
(Rx)
Advair is an asthma / COPD medication.
Combivent is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.8
Concern level
2.1
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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June 8, 2006
October 24, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
31,411 Discussions
2,731 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
Combivent is prescribed for Asthma and COPD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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
Com
Tiredness
6
Pneumonia
6
Bronchitis
6
GERD
3
Weight Gain
3
Common Cold
2
Insomnia
2
Chest Pain
2
Chest Tightness
2
Palpitations
2
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Advair
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Combivent
Com
Weight Gain
Adv
Com
9
3
Thrush
Adv
Com
8
0
Tiredness
Adv
Com
6
6
Anxiety
Adv
Com
5
0
GERD
Adv
Com
5
3
Depression
Adv
Com
4
0
Hoarseness
Adv
Com
4
0
Insomnia
Adv
Com
4
2
Weight Loss
Adv
Com
3
0
Chest Pain
Adv
Com
3
2
Tiredness
Com
Adv
6
6
Pneumonia
Com
Adv
6
0
Bronchitis
Com
Adv
6
0
GERD
Com
Adv
3
5
Weight Gain
Com
Adv
3
9
Common Cold
Com
Adv
2
0
Insomnia
Com
Adv
2
4
Chest Pain
Com
Adv
2
3
Chest Tightness
Com
Adv
2
0
Palpitations
Com
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.
C Category C
Before taking Combivent during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Advair and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Combivent and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
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
Aerosol: 18-103 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterol Xinafoate
Ipratropium Bromide/Albuterol Sulfate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Advair and Combivent: 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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