Advair vs Flovent

Advair
(Rx)
Flovent
(Rx)
Advair is an asthma / COPD medication.
Flovent is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.8
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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June 8, 2006
March 27, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
31,411 Discussions
11,688 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
Flovent 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
Flo
Weight Gain
4
Hoarseness
2
Sore Throat
1
Behavior Problems
1
Tachycardia
1
Aggression
1
Burning
1
Migraines
1
Restlessness
1
Sleep Apnea
1
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Advair
Adv
Flovent
Flo
Weight Gain
Adv
Flo
9
4
Thrush
Adv
Flo
8
0
Tiredness
Adv
Flo
6
0
Anxiety
Adv
Flo
5
0
GERD
Adv
Flo
5
0
Depression
Adv
Flo
4
0
Hoarseness
Adv
Flo
4
2
Insomnia
Adv
Flo
4
0
Weight Loss
Adv
Flo
3
0
Chest Pain
Adv
Flo
3
0
Weight Gain
Flo
Adv
4
9
Hoarseness
Flo
Adv
2
4
Sore Throat
Flo
Adv
1
0
Behavior Problems
Flo
Adv
1
0
Tachycardia
Flo
Adv
1
0
Aggression
Flo
Adv
1
0
Burning
Flo
Adv
1
0
Migraines
Flo
Adv
1
0
Restlessness
Flo
Adv
1
0
Sleep Apnea
Flo
Adv
1
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 Flovent 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.
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: 125 mcg/Actuation, 44 mcg/actuation, 110 mcg/actuation, 220 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterol Xinafoate
Fluticasone Propionate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Advair and Flovent: 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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