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Suggest alternate over the counter medication for Flovent

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Posted on Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Question: i experienced small cell cancer of the lung during 1997 1nd 1998, due to exposure to Agent Orange while serving in Viet Nam (1969 - 1970). VA did chemo and radiation on my chest. Allergy doctor put me on Flovent, but he is no longer on my Medicare ins network and no one left to prescribe any meds for me. Suggestions, please?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Along with inhalers start N acetyl cystine (NAC).

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
I have gone through the drug list you have mentioned.
In my opinion, you should start N acetyl cystine (NAC) along with other inhalers.
NAC is Pulmonary anti oxidant useful in chronic lung conditions like bronchitis, cancer etc.
So start NAC.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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Brief Answer: Along with inhalers start N acetyl cystine (NAC). Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic. I can understand your concern. I have gone through the drug list you have mentioned. In my opinion, you should start N acetyl cystine (NAC) along with other inhalers. NAC is Pulmonary anti oxidant useful in chronic lung conditions like bronchitis, cancer etc. So start NAC. Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.