4 patient evaluations for Fluticasone-Salmeterol with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Dec 31, 2018 (Started Jan 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 250 mcg-50 mcg Daily

Jul 19, 2017 (Started Jan 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mcg-50 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm supposed to take Advair twice daily but due to outrageous cost I only take once a day. I have to pay over $300.00. I also recommend using this right before you brush your teeth. That way you are getting it out of your mouth. It causes thrush if you don't rinse well. I think it might be contributing to some small amount of recently discovered cataracts:-(
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 15, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mcg-50 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: the side effects sound scary to me so I only use it once a day. If I am getting sick or going through allergy attacks I will start using it twice a day. I am currently on a plan to get free Advair. I think what they charge is SINFUL! We have to pay our own insurance being self employed and I couldn't afford my meds from the awful economy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 21, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mcg-50 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication has been very helpful managing my asthma. I haven't had any longterm side effects. I hope I never do...
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Mar 22, 2010 (Started Oct 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 250 mcg-50 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: My fasciculations started shortly after uping my asthma regimen to include Albuterol, Advair and Singular. I have a somewhat educated opinion that one or all of these drugs may have contributed to ALS.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 5, 2009 (Started Feb 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth, shaky hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 250 mcg-50 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not as effective as oral meds for me. Always have it with you.
Side effects: dry mouth, shaky hands

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Dec 9, 2008 (Started Nov 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chest congestion)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (itchy rash)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 250 mcg-50 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: none
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: itchy rash

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