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What are Advair and Symbicort?

Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
Allergy & Immunology
Advair is a combination of Flovent and Serevent. Symbicort has as a bronchodilator, Foradil, and as an anti-swelling agent, Pulmicort. Both do pretty much the same job. Symbicort works fast; Advair comes as a powder and may be easier to take. Both are more convenient than taking their components separately.
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