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In such a case Flovent 110 and Severent is prescribed. Flovent is administered in three doses for the low dose 44ug, medium dose 110ug and high dose 220 ug. The Severent is in the form of MDI, which offers 25ug/puff and also in the form of DPI, which gives 50g/blister (p. 555). Flovent is not an immediate cure therefore one should never increase the dose either stop using the drug. I agree that the patient education is necessary because Flovent is administered orally, and one should shake the container before use. The patient is supposed to breathe deeply and then exhale. As the patient is inhaling one is supposed to put the lips around the mouthpiece and push the container. The patient is supposed to rinse the mouth with water and avoid spraying the drug into the eyes (Pocket Books & Thompson, 2007). In asthma patient, the peak flow meter is important to help know when an attack is about to occur (Levy, Hilton & Barnes, 2000).
I agree Stacey Kneeland that controllers assist in managing inflammation and swelling of the airways and prevent them from being delicate to asthma provocative (Graham & Kurtis, 2010). Inhaled corticosteroids are safe and well condoned when used in the right dose. The two commonly used inhalers are budesonide and fluticasone. Side effects may include nosebleeds, sore throats, hoarseness, mouth infection, dry mouth and nose, bad taste in the mouth and nausea. Moreover, patient education is imperative because they are supposed to rinse their mouths and spit after inhalation when using inhaled corticosteroids. The patient is supposed to know how to interpret the peak flow meter reading to prepare for the next attack (Graham & Kurtis, 2010). I agree that Pulmicort is an anti-inflammatory steroid drug prescribed for children aged between 12 months to eight years and is inhaled on a daily basis. I agree that the peak flow meter is used to measure peak expiratory flow to determine the air flows
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