Flovent vs Pulmicort Flexhaler

Flovent
(Rx)
Pulmicort Flexhaler
(Rx)
Flovent is an asthma / COPD medication.
Pulmicort Flexhaler is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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March 27, 1996
July 12, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,689 Discussions
115 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
Flovent is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
Pulmicort Flexhaler is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Flo
Weight Gain
5
Hoarseness
2
Sore Throat
2
Behavior Problems
2
Tachycardia
1
Aggression
1
Burning
1
Migraines
1
Restlessness
1
Sleep Apnea
1
Pul
Sore Throat
8
Hoarseness
5
Palpitations
5
Respiratory Distress
5
Aggression
3
Brain Tumor
3
Bronchitis
3
Chronic Cough
3
Dehydration
3
Nausea
3
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Flovent
Flo
Pulmicort Flexhaler
Pul
Weight Gain
Flo
Pul
5
0
Hoarseness
Flo
Pul
2
5
Sore Throat
Flo
Pul
2
8
Behavior Problems
Flo
Pul
2
0
Tachycardia
Flo
Pul
1
0
Aggression
Flo
Pul
1
3
Burning
Flo
Pul
1
0
Migraines
Flo
Pul
1
0
Restlessness
Flo
Pul
1
0
Sleep Apnea
Flo
Pul
1
0
Sore Throat
Pul
Flo
8
2
Hoarseness
Pul
Flo
5
2
Palpitations
Pul
Flo
5
0
Respiratory Distress
Pul
Flo
5
0
Aggression
Pul
Flo
3
1
Brain Tumor
Pul
Flo
3
0
Bronchitis
Pul
Flo
3
0
Chronic Cough
Pul
Flo
3
0
Dehydration
Pul
Flo
3
0
Nausea
Pul
Flo
3
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 Flovent during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Pulmicort Flexhaler during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation
Dosages
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Aerosol: 125 mcg/Actuation, 44 mcg/actuation, 110 mcg/actuation, 220 mcg/actuation
Aerosol: 90 mcg/actuation, 180 mcg/actuation
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
Budesonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Flovent and Pulmicort Flexhaler: 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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