Is it harmful to smoke while on Dulera?

Patient

Q: Is it ok to smoke while taking Dulera 100 mcg/5 mcg inhauler? If so what are some side effects?

Symptoms:  None
Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. It is not recommended to smoke if you are an Asthmatic. Although smoking may not adversely interact with Dulera or Ventolin, you still may be at risk of exacerbating your asthma symptoms due to inhaling cigarette smoke. Please try to quite from smoking.

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