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When do we use Flovent as opposed to ventolin
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Flovent is a long term maintenance med that helps prevent asthma attacks when taken correctly (usually 1-2 inhalations twice a day).

Ventolin is a fast acting bronchodilator that treats an asthma attack when it happens.

So you use Flovent daily as prescribed. You use Ventolin when you actually have symptoms.
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