Dulera

Last Update May 30, 2016
Dulera is an asthma / COPD medication.
Uses: Dulera is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Read More
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for Asthma
2.8
Concern level
2.1
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Positive 106 "I'm on Dulera and it works great for me."Read more positive discussions
Negative 94 "i am expierciencing ...he advised me to keep taking the dulera so i got up monday morning and started taking it again well guess what my sore throat has already come back and the excess coughing has to."Read more negative discussions
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Muscle Cramping
| Dawn 58
I have just recently been diagnosed with COPD. I have Symbicort and Dulera. Both have given me bad muscle cramping. The doctor tried me on Sprivia but gave me the chills, etc. I usually never have any problems with medications. Now they are looking to put me on the Advair inhaler HFA, however, I am concerned because it looks like the side effect for that are the same as the Symbicort. Does anyone have any suggestions of something I can take that won't cause this cramping?

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Flonase may cause big problems with smell and taste!!!
| Panchos Mom
I have had two procedures done in 2015 a balloon sinuplasty and a procedure to trim down a deviated septum and turbinate, both of which have helped my breathing. But my biggest problem for over a year has been the off and on loss of smell and taste. Providers have had me on couple different inhalers and a few nasal sprays. The one spray I have been on the longest is Flonase. In Feb. 2016 I lost my smell and taste again. I decided to go off the Dulera and the Flonase entirely. Within two days my sense of smell and taste came back, so I will add back the Dulera first to determine which one was the culprit. From what I have been reading online these days its probably the Flonase. How ridiculous is it that physicians don't tell people that this can happen. All of them are in cohoots together....all they care about is making MONEY off of us!!!

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I feel great
| Joyner77
I was taking symbicort and spiriva for Copd started having a real hard time breathing and chest was tight all the time. Now I'm on Dulera and spiriva and I'm like new again.

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| Kaeg218
Can anyone help me? My 2 year old son was on qvar because of reactive airway disease, but the last time he had his appointment with the pulmonologist he suggested we switch from qvar (80 mg/2 puffs/2 times a day) to filers, the same amount of times. I'm just curious if we are going backwards and this is a stronger med or if it's getting better. I asked him and he didn't really say either way because there's no way to compare the 2. Can anyone help me?
Kaeg218
November 4, 2015
Switched to dulera. Dang auto correct!!

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| Nancy Honey
I started Dluera 200 today and have Thyroid problems. osteoporosis, chronic fatigue, cataracs, hoarseness, dry mouth...What happens when you have these conditions and are taking this inhaler? Does this medication cause you to gain weight? I noticed it is Mometasone which belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. Don't steroids usually make you retain water and gain weight?

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| jojo
What is the name of the alternative sleep aid other than mask?

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| jojo
i was given dulera ..someone passed and it was new...should i take it..i take flovent now...i saw the side affects...they seem worse than the flovent ones..

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Dulera Review
| Advair vs Dulera
Dulera did not work out at all for me, it doesnt mean that don't work for another person, it's everyones job finding the right medicine at the minimum price to do that try all of them. For me the only one that works is Advair.

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Dulera Review
| TomN
It is effective but clearly make me very horse. Qvar seemed as effective without this side effect.

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advair vs duleria
| mdjgirl7
I was diagnosed with adult asthma, the doctor started me on duleria 200 two puffs twice daily. At first it was better I was not out of breath from doing simple task, as time went on I started have side effects like significant weight loss and muscle cramps. My feet would cramp so bad at might it woke me up. I was also significant nausea, I never threw up but it felt like if I could I would feel better. I stopped the treatment myself and I will see the doctor next week to see what else he can come up with in the mean time I am exploring essential oils.
Trukidz
May 22, 2016
Essential oils......hahahahahahahahaha...............
June 28, 2015
Dulera can deplete potassium levels. If you do see your doctor, ask for a test. He might depending on how long you've been on it, if it is working and how long your symptoms have been happening.

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Facts about Dulera

What does Dulera treat?
C Pregnancy category (FDA)
Before taking Dulera during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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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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Alcohol warning on Dulera
There may be a negative interaction between Dulera and alcohol.
How do I obtain Dulera?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Dulera?
Inhalation
What dosages are available?
Aerosol: 100-5 mcg/actuation, 200-5 mcg/actuation
Ingredients
Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate
Approval Date
June 22, 2010
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