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Flovent inhaler also known as Flixotide is used to prevent asthma attacks and to control and prevent symptoms such as wheezing, chest tightness, difficulty breathing and shortness of breath. The medication fluticasone works by decreasing the swelling and irritation in the airways to allow for easier breathing. It also prevents the release of substances in the body which may cause inflammation in your lungs. Fluticasone helps to control asthma and its symptoms but does not cure it. Your symptoms should start to improve up to 24 hours after you begin to use your Flovent inhaler but it may take up to two weeks of regular use before you feel the full benefit of this medication.
This medication must be used regularly to be effective. Inhale this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. This medication is usually prescribed to be taken twice a day, in the morning and evening. If two puffs have been prescribed per dose, wait 30 seconds between puffs. Flovent does not work immediately and is not a quick-relief inhaler to relieve sudden asthma attacks. Your doctor should also prescribe a short-acting inhaler to use during such asthma attacks.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side-effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects:
Q: Is there a generic for Flovent inhaler?
A: Currently, there is no therapeutically equivalent generic alternative to Flovent inhaler. However, you can save up to 90% on the brand name Flovent inhaler by buying your medication with us.
Q: Which inhaler first Flovent or Albuterol?
A: You should use your Flovent inhaler regularly, usually twice a day as prescribed by your doctor. However Flovent is not a quick-relief inhaler. If you suffer from an asthma attack or shortness of breath, use your prescribed quick relief inhaler such as an Albuterol inhaler.
Q: How long will it take to feel the effect of Flovent inhaler?
A: Your symptoms should start to improve up to 24 hours after you begin to use your Flovent inhaler but it may take up to two weeks of regular use before you feel the full benefit of this medication.
Q: What are the strengths of Flovent inhalers?
A: Flovent comes in strengths 50(44)mcg, 125(110)mcg and 250(220)mcg.