Pulmicort Flexhaler - can pulmicort take the place of spriva or advair?

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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.

http://www.drugs.com/mtm/pulmicort-flexhaler.html

http://www.drugs.com/mtm/advair-hfa-inhalation.html

http://www.drugs.com/spiriva.html

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