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copd medines

i have severe copd im confused please help i take advair spiriva and singulair prescribed thru private dr im now seeing va dr which precribed my meds spiriva  etc i received all except havent received singulair but got formoterol fumarate.so my question is does this take the place of singulair tried asking va but not anserwing phones help please
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Singulair (montelukast) is used to prevent asthma attacks. Formoterol is a long-acting (12 hours) beta2-agonist and helps to prevent episodes of bronchospasm. So, both of them are different, though they work towards preventing attacks of wheezing.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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