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Suffering from Asthma, Using Fullform 200. Is Formonide better than Fullform?

Hi,I live with asthma for past 15Yrs. I have been asked to use Full form 200 daily by doctor. Though I couldn t use daily, I use whenever I feel asthma symptom. Recently my doctor asked me use formonide 200 instead of Fullform.I feel Fullform is better than Formonide. Can you suggest which one is better? Manikandan.G, Chennai
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Jun 2015
Hello Manikandan.G

1. Full form 200 contains Beclomethasone (a cortico steroid) + Formoterol (a broncho dilator).
2. Formonide contains Budesonide(a cortico steroid) + Formoterol (a broncho dilator).

Both the preparations act in the similar way to provide relief in Asthma....i.e. by reducing the inflammation & causing broncho-dilation (dilating the smaller airway passages, relieving the obstruction & increasing airflow to lungs.

However, if you feel that you get better relief with the use of Fullform, then you can consult your treating physician & discuss regarding this matter.

Wishing you a Healthy Life.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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