It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Asthma Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-02-2005, 04:05 AM   #1
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 4
susannawolf HB User
what is this drug??


I'm on qvar, serevent and salbutamol, I find that these medicines work well for me..

but my new asthma nurse wants to experiment with my medicine, to see if I can take less (which I don't mind)

BUT is also planning on switching me to a different medicine which supposedly combines the qvar and serevent. Does anyone know what this is, and if it's new? She didn't mention a name and I didn't think to ask

I'm worried it's new and I'm being tested on?

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 03-02-2005, 09:58 AM   #2
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 314
reader1 HB User
Re: what is this drug??

It's probably Advair, a combination of serevent (long acting albuterol) and flovent, an inhaled corticosteroid (which I think is what qvar is). Separately both drugs have been on the market 8-10 years (at least) and I think Advair came out about 6 years ago. Advair is very effective and tolerated well by most people.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Back to urologist 29 Sept, what questions do we need to ask? dairywoman30 Cancer: Prostate 6 10-06-2009 12:04 AM
I wish I could have known then what I know now subtrain Addiction & Recovery 1 03-10-2009 11:45 AM
what questions to ask? also general info - 88yr old w/ spinal metastasis Kikki Cancer: Prostate 4 05-28-2008 12:00 PM
Pain med inneffective what should I do? cptpooface Pain Management 22 12-07-2005 04:58 PM
Drug use vc. Abuse? What's the difference. snowdog13 Addiction & Recovery 23 09-11-2005 07:27 PM
Hi moms and dads, just want to let you know what is going on KFld Addiction & Recovery 32 07-15-2005 04:46 PM
What's better, Zoloft of Prozac? ainfante Panic Disorders 12 07-21-2004 05:45 AM
What's In A Pill? Root Addiction & Recovery 13 03-18-2004 09:21 PM
What constitutes "addiction"? Emjaybee Anxiety 16 11-28-2003 06:25 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:53 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!