4 Oct 2010
Pulmicort can't replace Advair because Advair has a steroid and a beta agonist in it, whereas Pulmicort only has a steroid in it.
Pulmicort can't replace Spiriva. Spiriva is an anticholinergic agent. It works by enlarging the airways to allow easier breathing. It comes as a capsule containing dry powder, which is inhaled through the mouth using the HandiHaler device.
- Pulmicort Flexhaler Information for Consumers
- Pulmicort Flexhaler Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Pulmicort Flexhaler (detailed)
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