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

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Condition: Asthma
7/8/2014 11:44:59 PM

Reviewer: Kayaakio, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Developed asthma in my early 60's and it took the doctor plus a specialist six months to diagnose me with asthma. I really thought I was going to die - coughing, wheezing, couldn't sleep all night for weeks at a time and would tire walking across the room. I was using albuterol all day long. Finally my doctor diagnosed me and put me on Advair 250 @ 2 times a day. I could not believe tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
4/29/2014 10:26:29 PM

Reviewer: jack, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
excellent

Condition: Asthma
4/9/2014 12:50:46 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the only prescription that has managed my asthma in my entire life (I am 56 years old). My RX provider, Metco/Express Scripts just took this off the formulary. Big mistake. I started their replacement (Symbicort) 45 days ago and have been ill for around 45 days. I do not believe there is a good replacement. Insurance companies like Anthem should look at doing away with Medco if they a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
3/19/2014 10:56:27 AM

Reviewer: Carolyn_C, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication caused deterioration in my teeth over the course of the 4 1/2 years I was taking it. I have had 19 cavities filled and after reading the advair reviews listing similar side effects on Web MD, I withdrew from the medication. In addition to the tooth decay, I was chronically exhausted, awakened with severe leg cramps, and had debilitating muscle pain. Since withdrawing from this ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
3/3/2014 9:28:07 AM

Reviewer: Gina, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started using Advair in 2009. It works great keeping my asthma under control but the side effects are bad! I was 122 pounds when I first started Advair, now I am 170 pounds. I eat right, no sugar, no white flour products...bread, rice ect. I have a itchy rash on my left calf that with very dry skin that I can not get rid of, my joints are stiff, especially in my hand and fingers. My eyesight i ... Show Full Comment

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