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How long will my child need to take Dulera?

Your child will likely need to take the asthma drug Dulera (mometasone and formoterol) until his doctor feels that his asthma symptoms are under control. At that point, the doctor may switch your child to another type of medicine for asthma control.

Dulera contains two active ingredients, mometasone, an inhaled corticosteroid that reduces airway swelling and inflammation, and formoterol, which belongs to a class of drugs called long-acting beta-agonists (or LABAs) that can relax and open your child's airways to make breathing easier. Together they can prevent wheezing and help to control other symptoms of asthma.

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