Advair vs Pulmicort

Advair
(Rx)
Pulmicort
(Rx)
Advair is an asthma / COPD medication.
Pulmicort is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.8
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.4
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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June 8, 2006
June 24, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
31,404 Discussions
10,833 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
Pulmicort 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
Pul
Weight Gain
3
Sore Throat
1
Feeling Hyper
1
Diabetes
1
Nausea
1
Mood Swings
1
Burning
1
Migraines
1
Glaucoma
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
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Advair
Adv
Pulmicort
Pul
Weight Gain
Adv
Pul
9
3
Thrush
Adv
Pul
8
0
Tiredness
Adv
Pul
6
0
Anxiety
Adv
Pul
5
0
GERD
Adv
Pul
5
0
Depression
Adv
Pul
4
0
Hoarseness
Adv
Pul
4
0
Insomnia
Adv
Pul
4
0
Weight Loss
Adv
Pul
3
0
Chest Pain
Adv
Pul
3
0
Weight Gain
Pul
Adv
3
9
Sore Throat
Pul
Adv
1
0
Feeling Hyper
Pul
Adv
1
0
Diabetes
Pul
Adv
1
0
Nausea
Pul
Adv
1
0
Mood Swings
Pul
Adv
1
0
Burning
Pul
Adv
1
0
Migraines
Pul
Adv
1
0
Glaucoma
Pul
Adv
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pul
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.
B Category B
Before taking Pulmicort 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
Suspension: 0.25 mg/2 mL, 0.5 mg/2 mL, 1 mg/2 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterol Xinafoate
Budesonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Advair and Pulmicort: 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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