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On foracorte for asthama. Any better medication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:I am Dr. here
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good Afternoon Doctor
User:My Name is XXXXXX
Doctor:Hello XXXXXX
User:I'm an asthamatic
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:and i'm currently on a foracorte 400
User:this doesnt seem to help
User:would you recommend something better
Doctor:I feel foracort is a newer drug
Doctor:It's efficacy is good
Doctor:IT has budesonide and formoterol
Doctor:Both are very essential drugs in Asthma
Doctor:They are newer too
User:I have to use it atleast 4 times a day
User:is that okay?
Doctor:On most of the days?
Doctor:You may need reviewing of your medicines
User:any recommendations?
Doctor:Fludrocortisone is a better drug too
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