User Reviews for Advair Diskus

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Advair Diskus review summary

6.9/10 Average Rating

12 Ratings with 8 User Reviews

Compare all 34 medications used in the treatment of COPD, Maintenance.

Reviews for Advair Diskus to treat COPD, Maintenance

Review by patty777 (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Just started this inhaler, Dr. only put me on it for a week. Then she will change me to another type with no powder. But I love the way I can breathe now. Its amazing to me, I CAN BREATHE.

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November 19, 2013 7:42 PM

Review by Ayo65:

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8.0

Advair helps me to breathe, bottom line. I rated it an 8 only because of the side effect of heartburn, which can be almost intolerable at times. I can find something to relieve that discomfort! I don't really have much of an appetite (see as a good thing for maintaining blood sugar levels and weight). I am using in conjunction with another once a day inhaler. I feel better and clearer than I have in years!

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February 21, 2012 2:03 PM

Review by blah36:

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6.0

I started taking Advair 50/500 about 2 years ago. I must say that I have noticed almost a complete turn around with my breathing problems which is wonderful. However, I am in the emergency room almost half of every month due to severe heartburn, gallbladder attacks, severe stomach, throat and esophagus pain. It is all due to the Advair. Have been on all the breathing medicines and Advair works the best. Just don't know if I can keep dealing with all these side effects.

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November 29, 2011 10:43 AM

Review by watzknew:

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6.0

Used it before, but then had it changed to Symbicort. No way of telling which one is better. I seem to get a lot of head colds and sinus drainage with both. Now my MD is putting me back on Advair 250/50, but I doubt it will be effective at all. I walk 5 miles a day in an hour and 13 minutes. So if my time improves a little, then maybe it does help more than Symbicort did.

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September 14, 2010 11:10 AM

Review by hopeful57:

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6.0

I take other medication but after my Doctor prescribed Advair I do have more energy and my breathing is a lot less effortless and in turn a better outlook.

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July 24, 2010 10:46 AM

Review by roberttweet:

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4.0

I question the amount of powder that actually makes it into the lungs, what with the mouth, tongue and throat being wet.

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February 8, 2009 9:10 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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8.0

I have been on Advair Diskus for only 2 days and already I feel like I have much more energy, and I don't wheeze like I used too. Haven't had to have my inhaler in 2 days either. Time will tell lets hope I have found something that works and I can get back to a normal lifestyle.

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July 21, 2008 1:35 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

I love Advair. It stopped my chronic wheezing and has given me back my energy.

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April 24, 2008 11:13 AM

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