Generic Name: FLUTICASONE DISK INHALER - ORAL Pronounced: (flew-TIC-uh-sone) Flovent Diskus Inhl Uses
Fluticasone is used to control and prevent symptoms (such
as wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by asthma. It works by reducing
swelling (inflammation) of the airways in the lungs to make breathing easier.
Controlling symptoms of asthma helps you maintain your normal activities and
decreases time lost from work or school. Fluticasone belongs to a class of
drugs known as corticosteroids.
This medication must be used regularly to be effective. It
does not work immediately and should not be used to relieve sudden asthma
attacks. If an asthma attack occurs, use your quick-relief inhaler (such as
albuterol, also called salbutamol in some countries) as
How To Use Flovent Diskus Inhl
Read the Patient Information Leaflet that comes with this
product before you start using fluticasone and each time you get a refill. Read
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