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Breathing problems

what is the difference between Flovent & Salbutamol?
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13583903 tn?1430606453
Thank you for your answer. So basicly all i have to worry about than is if im allergic to  corticosteroid that is in the Flovent that the albuterol inhaler doesn't have?
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13583903 tn?1430606453
but what i am wondering, like for people who are allergic to alot of things. Is the flovent the same type of medicine lije as the albuterol inhailor. I can use the albuterol inhaler but i am not sure if i can use the flovent or not. Can someone give me this answer please? i have looked and looked for this type of answer but cant seem to find it any where. I would appreciate if someone could help me out please. Thanks
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535822 tn?1443976780


Flovent and albuterol are both medications used to help prevent, and lessen the severity, of asthma attacks. Both are dispensed in an aerosol inhaler that you breathe in

See all 179 questions about Asthma mouth. Flovent is the brand name for fluticasone and it is a corticosteroid. Its main purpose is to lessen the chest pain, difficulty breathing, and wheezing associated with asthma. Albuterol is a bronchodilator used to treat many of the same issues as Flovent, but it can also be used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Albuterol comes in a syrup, tablet, or as a suspension in an inhaler. Albuterol works by causing the passages to the lung to relax and open, which makes breathing easier. Flovent works by making breathing easier by decreasing the swelling in the passages

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