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    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

    Condition: Asthma
    1/31/2014 3:23:58 PM

    Reviewer: MSmythe, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I'm 43 and have been an asthma and allergy sufferer since childhood. At first, Advair was a miracle drug and my rescue inhaler was almost never needed. Now, 4, maybe 5 years later, I'm having a horrible time with throat irritation and am starting to experience sporadic hoarseness. My throat is not sore, but constantly feels like it has phlegm that needs to be cleared and my voice will just ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Asthma
    12/30/2013 7:20:29 PM

    Reviewer: Jane, 45-54 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have developed Madelungs disease as a result of excessive steroid use due to this drug. This is a rare and irreversible disease with serious consequences. More and more people are developing Madelungs. Do no drink alcohol whe using Advair.

    Condition: Asthma
    12/20/2013 12:41:25 PM

    Reviewer: OregonBrenda, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I'm 43 and just diagnosed with reactive airway disease (asthma.) I actually visited the doc for help recovering my vocal cords after an upper respiratory illness--I'm supposed to sing this Sat. and Sunday. She assessed the illness was long gone but my lungs were still reacting and prescribed me the Discuss (150)... I was amazed--how long have I been breathing on half a lung??? Within a day ... Show Full Comment

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