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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Advair Diskus inhl.

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Condition: Asthma
1/31/2014 3:23:58 PM

Reviewer: MSmythe, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm 43 and have been an asthma and allergy sufferer since childhood. At first, Advair was a miracle drug and my rescue inhaler was almost never needed. Now, 4, maybe 5 years later, I'm having a horrible time with throat irritation and am starting to experience sporadic hoarseness. My throat is not sore, but constantly feels like it has phlegm that needs to be cleared and my voice will just ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
12/30/2013 7:20:29 PM

Reviewer: Jane, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have developed Madelungs disease as a result of excessive steroid use due to this drug. This is a rare and irreversible disease with serious consequences. More and more people are developing Madelungs. Do no drink alcohol whe using Advair.

Condition: Asthma
12/20/2013 12:41:25 PM

Reviewer: OregonBrenda, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm 43 and just diagnosed with reactive airway disease (asthma.) I actually visited the doc for help recovering my vocal cords after an upper respiratory illness--I'm supposed to sing this Sat. and Sunday. She assessed the illness was long gone but my lungs were still reacting and prescribed me the Discuss (150)... I was amazed--how long have I been breathing on half a lung??? Within a day ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
11/22/2013 5:51:09 PM

Reviewer: ginny, 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have hoarseness which has lasted for almost a month, and nothing seems to help.

Condition: Asthma
11/11/2013 6:06:35 PM

Reviewer: spettro, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
For the first time, it allowed me to live without my rescue inhaler. While I was on the higher dose, I would pick up infections easily. So I switched to a lower dose and that fixed the problem. Always make sure you rinse your mouth after each puff!!

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