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Is Fluticasone/Salmeterold (Advair) from Prasco Gluten Free?

Trying to find out if the Prasco Generic of Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterold Xinafoate Dry Powder Inhaler (Name Brand is Advair), is gluten and corn free? My insurance won't pay for Advair. Viatris who bought out Mylan says they do not test for gluten in manufacturing process and they can't speak for outside ingredients so did not recommend using Viatris or Milan if you have celiac. ## From what I can see, the only inactive ingredient listed for this particular generic is "LACTOSE, UNSPECIFIED FORM". This is for Fluticasone Propionate And Salmeterol Diskus powder from Prasco Laboratories (NDC Codes 66993-584-97, 66993-585-97, 66993-586-97). Can you confirm that this is the brand you have? ## I don’t have it yet and do not know if my pharmacy can order it. I was ...

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tedral use as a child

I used Tedral and Tedral SA as a child. In fact I overused and became addicted so much that I would be using 3 SA a night along with 6 or more tedral throughout the day with Ventilon. I only managed to get off them when I became a speed addict. I have been clean and relapsed a few times over the years but was a heavy drinker. Now sober I have trouble concentrating, sitting still, ect....and I think I have ADHD which I probably always had but through Tedral and speed, anti depressants it's been controlled to one degree or another. I now have real problems at work at home and I have now an methods addiction. When I take it I feel calm. Am I self medicating to control my ADHD I believe so. And I also believe that long term childhood use and over use did do some damage to my brain. I ha...

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Asthma medications being cut back

I have suffered with asthma since birth. I had to watch kids playing and if i wanted to play, i knew i would have to go to Dr and get a shot. As i grew up, treatments varied - inhalers, breathing treatments from clinic or hospital.... And to having breathing machine at home, emergency inhalers, the list contintues. There is nothing like praying to get the next breath. If you have not had that experience, then you cannot understand!! Still as time went on, Drs found that inhalers were really bad for the lungs.... That is where Bronchaid, Primatene Mist, etc came into the picture. Once again, as time went on, people figured that mixing those pills with whatever, they could make methamphetamine. Of course i can't stop taking it. So that meant that people like me who suffer from asthma ...

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Azmacort Substitute

Azmacort has been taken off the market because of environmental concerns (they say). There really is NO substitute. All other steroids do not work. My wife could die because of it. No one seems to care. Do you? ## Jack, so sorry to hear about the impact that Abbott's decision is having on your wife. It is sad that companies can create products which help individuals (and make individuals rely on them) and then just make such a decision to withhold it on a whim. Surely something can be done about this. I'd start by contacting Abbott and/or consulting with an attorney to see what can be done. Has her doctor recommended any substitutes yet? I know you said that nothing else works for her, but I would be curious to know what the doctor is recommending be done. Good luck and keep me ...

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ventolin and sinecod

Can someone pls help grandma took ventolin at 4pm the sinecod at 9pm coz she cant sleep coz of dry cough. My question is, how soon can she take her ventolin again? ## Can we take sinecod and ventolin solution for nebulizer? Is it safe to administer it together? ## Can we take salbutamol and butamirate at the same time? ## is it safe? my daughter took sinecod forte. 30 minutes after she nebulized with combivent. after that she coughed and coughed ## pls. help is butamirate citrate can be combined with dalbutamol nebule

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white cross energy pills

smaller than an asprin and makes you want to get up and go, fast ## I am not sure what you are asking, if you need me to identify your I will need more information about the pill. If you need me to locate a drug or it's ingredients, I will need more informaiton as well. Please post back so i can assist you with your question. ## It's about half the size of an asprin, it's white, plain on one side, an X or a cross on the other side. That's all there is to it. ## The only pill I could locate with just an X on it is Sennosides 17 mg, but it's brown and round. I will keep trying to see if I can find any more. ## those pills are probably no longer available. we used to buy them in the 70's for $20 per 100. 2 in the morning and you were ready for anything including los...

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What is the substitute of Tedral SA tablets?

I am male 55 years and consuming two tablets of Tedral SA since last 30 years. During this period, I never faced any inconvenience and attack of asthma in any type of weather or circumstances. Now this tablet is not available in market. I need good substitution to this tablet with the same ingredients. ## From what I understand, there is NO substitute for the old Tedral formulation. Tedral contained some phenobarb, which helped, but didn't really work, to neutralize the stimulant side effects of theophylline and ephedrine. Ephedrine isn't available anymore and the combo of those two drugs caused "speedy" feelings. It's more typical that you'd be prescribed a rescue inhaler for acute asthma attacks (ProAir = albuterol is common) than any oral med. Works faster wit...

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Theophylline Side Effects

I am wondering about the side affects of the Theophylline? I have asthma, and have been suffering since thanksgiving with severe attacks. My doctor prescribed this, not sure it is helping. ## Theophylline can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, increased urination, increase in heart rate, abnormal heart rhythms, restlessness, headaches, insomnia, irritability, dizziness and lightheartedness.

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Nasal crom

## I have been a Nasal Crom user since Oct. o7. Began using it as a treatment of outdoor mold allergy. This was on my own. My allergy caused chest congestion, fast irregular heartbeat and Afib. This spray has been like magic. Nothing else had given me any relief. We live in Salt Lake City and it is terrible for outdoor mold. Even in the winter--it snows quits drys wind blows and I am in the doctors office. ## My husband just started using NasalCrom for chronic cough that he has had for years. The doctors had tried everything including sinus surgery, prescription sprays, mucinex, nasal rinses, etc. etc. The pulmonary doctor finally said he was giving up but to try NasalCrom. The cough stopped almost immediately. We feel it is truly a miracle after all these years of misery. ## Wow! I am ...

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Xolair/Omalizumab-Hair Loss

I have been taking this medication for 5 month and I have experience a lot of hair loss. Spoke with a friend who is taking the medication as well and has experienced tremendous hair loss. She has used Redkin Hair Products, with good success, she has managed to recoup much of her hair. Has anyone else experienced hair loss? ## I too have had hair loss. My hair is very thin now and I haven't touched a razor to my legs in months. ## yeah. I'm 16 and i have. ## Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of side effect information available on this drug, yet. You would probably be surprised to know how many drugs do cause hair loss, though. ## Hi. I am 20 years old and I have been shedding hair like crazy over the past two years..... I am not sure why this is happening. It's not geneti...

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White tablet with imprint THEO-DUR 200

I have a large white oval pill with THEO-DUR 200 on one side and a split in the middle on the other side. Is this Oxycocone/apap? ## This tablet does NOT contain Oxycodone/APAP or any other opioid. It contains Theophylline 200 mg (NDC 0085-0933). ## Found a large white oval pill with theo-dur 700 on one side and a split in the middle on the other side ## Are you sure the imprint has "700" instead of "100"? I don't think Theo-Dur comes in 700 mg.

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Propan safe for G6PD

is propan tlc safe to a 3 yrs old with G6PD? ## We live in a manufactured home, double-wide, & want to get propane gas tank as a back-up to our electric heat pump located outside. However, there are persons with asthma & allergies in the home. Will the propane make them sick or cause their asthma & allergies to worsen. Will the propane have a negative affect on them in any way (smell, air, fumes, odor, carbon monoxide, etc). Please inform ASAP, if you can. Thanking you in advance. ## Is propan tlc vitamins allowed for those with g6pd? ## Is appeton ok to give my 6 y/o son that has g6pd? ## Hello po. May tanong po kasi 6 years old na iyong anak ko ano bang vitamins ang pwde sa kanya kasi my g6pd po sya... ## My 6yr old is taking cherifer plain, ceelin with zinc and propan ## ...

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system your stay does long how in symbicort

I was on a high dose of Symbicort for about 2 weeks then lost my voice. I have just quit taking the symbicort. I MUST have my voice for work- How long does it take to get Symbicort out of the system - thank you ## Are you certain the voice loss is related to the Symbicort? Has your doctor confirmed this? This is not a commonly reported side effect. However, if it was caused by the medication, most of them can take a month or so to process out of your body. ## Symbicort affected my voice as well. It took about 2 months before it completely returned. (I continued using it during that time.) ## use a spacer. ## I've been on Symbicort for 9 days and lost my voice after the the 5th day. It's coming back now, and I also continued the use of the Symbicort since it provided so much reli...

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Xolair Hair Loss & Joint Pain

I am taking Xolair for autoimmune disease. I have told my doctor about my severe hair loss and he suggested that it is not because of the Xolair, but instead autoimmune response. I, of course, think it is because of the Xolair have I read a lot of what other people taking the drug have said. Is there any information I can point my doctor to in hopes of getting better/different treatment. ## Hello, Mel! How are you doing? I am very sorry about the problems that you're having. Your doctor just needs to look at the detail prescribing information. It is all listed in there among the side effect information. You may also experience nausea and fatigue. Does anyone else have any advice to add? ## Hi. I have been on xolair for 9 months. I started shedding 5 months in, and it hasn't stop...

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Horrible muscle spasms

When express scripts removed Advair from their formulary in 2014, my doctor put me on Symbicoet. I developed horrible muscle spasms in my legs. Now that I'm back on Advair these spasms have gone away ## Hello, Lynn! How are you? That is listed by the FDA as a possible side effect of Symbicort, it's resulted in some people having to stop using it, because they were so severe. I'm glad that the Advair is working better for you. Do you experience any side effects from it? Such as headache, nausea, diarrhea and dry mouth? ## I am on symbicort as well and the spasms in my legs and calves are awful, now I can make a connection after reading this

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Dosage for Bronkaid

I purchased Bronkaid awhile back and I don't have the dosage info. Could anyone let me know? ## Ginny, Dosage info for Bronkaid: Adults and children 12 years and over take 1 caplet every 4 hours as needed. Do not take more than 6 caplets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor. Source: DailyMed

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White capsule shape Pill With P in a Circle

I have two pills capsule shaped with a line on one side and a P in a circle on the other they are white ## Let P in a circle on a white oblong shaped table, there is just a line on the other side, does anyone know what this is? ## Hi Craig, The closest match I've been able to is a round yellow pill with a P inside a circle (the circle is about the same circumference as the pill itself) and then a score line on the back. One source tells me that the pill I just described is Primatene (Ephedrine- 12.5 mg + Guaifenesin- 200 mg). However, there is another "P in circle logo" that I found an image of, and apparently it's the Pharmascience Canada logo. With the imprint being so vague it's hard to know for certain what the pill is... Where did you find it? Has anyone else se...

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Who gave me Gastrocrom in plastic vial

Found in overpacked purse. I have numerous autoimmune diseases,IBD, allergies, MCS, viruses, psoriasis. I have recently been to cataract surgery, GI doc, PCP, dermatologist. Which one may have given me the gastrocrom and how do I use it? ## I noticed barely legible print on the vial. It expired in 2001. I also researched gastrochrome and found it used for IBS as an anti inflammatory before NSAIDS were found more useful for IBS. I am allergic to all NSAIDS. I have very high inflammation markers. My thanks to all who read my post. ## It was probably your GI doctor that gave you the Gastrochrom. I was given it for collagenous collitis and mastocytosis of the colon. It does help with diarrhea. ## Pat is correct, Mastocytosis is what it is usually prescribed to treat. It can reduce such symp...

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How Long Does Symbicort Stay In System

my allergist had me take a puff of Symbicort in his office. However, when I came home and looked online - it is a direct interaction with my BP Med (Propranolol) How long does it take this one puff to get out of my system!? ## I checked the interactions and there is one, but it's not really anything you need to concern yourself about unduly, it just has to do with the efficacy of the Symbicort and doesn't affect the workings of the Propranolol. Using the two together actually just decreased the efficacy of the Symbicort, so it doesn't work as well, because it doesn't have as much of a bronchodilating effect as it would otherwise. Learn more Propranolol details here. Learn more Symbicort details here. I hope this eases your mind. :-) How are you doing? ## i take symbicort...

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Looking For: Personal Experiences with Xolair

I'm doing a presentation on Xolair as a therapeutic antibody, and I would really like to get a first hand account of the impact this medication has on patients, in all areas of life, including: physical health, side effects, quality of life, family/loved ones, mental health, and anything else you may want to include. Any and all information would be extremely helpful. Thank you in advance. ## Hello Katie, I personally haven't used Xolair, but down below are links to a couple threads where people in the community discuss their experiences with the medication. Discuss/Xolair-newby-211789.htm Discuss/Xolair-Omalizumab-Hair-Loss-164886.htm I hope this helps! ## I have asthma and many allergies. Food and environment. I was told that Xolair injections was for moderate to severe persis...

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