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Commonly used medicine names for Diskus are Advair, Serevent and Flovent.


Advair Diskus: Advair Diskus (fluticasone and salmeterol) is a medication used to treat airway spasms in people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This prescription medication is also approved to prevent airway spasms in people who have asthma. Advair should be used only if your healthcare provider decides that your asthma is not well controlled with a long-term asthma control medicine, such as an inhaled corticosteroid.

Flovent Diskus: Flovent Diskus is an inhaled prescription corticosteroid medicine for the long-term treatment of asthma in people aged 4 and older. Flovent Diskus contains a medicine called fluticasone propionate, which is a synthetic corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are natural substances found in the body that help fight inflammation. Corticosteroids are used to treat asthma because they reduce airway inflammation.

Source: GSK.com