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Learn more about ADVAIR DISKUS



ADVAIR DISKUS is the brand name for fluticasone/salmeterol and is available as an inhalation powder.

What dosages is ADVAIR DISKUS available in?

What dosages is ADVAIR DISKUS available in?

ADVAIR DISKUS is available as an inhaler containing a combination of fluticasone propionate (100 mcg, 250 mcg, or 500 mcg) and salmeterol (50 mcg).

What is ADVAIR DISKUS used for?

What is ADVAIR DISKUS used for?

ADVAIR DISKUS is a combination of fluticasone and salmeterol that work together to help treat asthma and COPD symptoms.

How does ADVAIR DISKUS work?

How does ADVAIR DISKUS work?

ADVAIR DISKUS contains fluticasone, which is an inhaled corticosteroid that is thought to work directly in your lungs to lower inflammation and swelling, thus making it easier for you to breathe. It also contains salmeterol, which is a long-acting beta agonist that works by relaxing the muscles in your lungs to open up your airways, making it easier to breathe.

How do I take ADVAIR DISKUS?

How do I take ADVAIR DISKUS?

ADVAIR DISKUS is typically given as 1 inhalation by mouth twice daily.

Is it safe for me to take ADVAIR DISKUS?

Is it safe for me to take ADVAIR DISKUS?

ADVAIR DISKUS is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. It should not be used to treat an asthma attack or if you are allergic to milk proteins.

ADVAIR DISKUS Common Side Effects

ADVAIR DISKUS Common Side Effects

Common side effects of ADVAIR DISKUS include:

  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Bronchitis
  • Cough
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Hoarseness
ADVAIR DISKUS Serious Side Effects

ADVAIR DISKUS Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with ADVAIR DISKUS. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Serious allergic reaction: hives, swelling of your face, lips, or tongue, difficulty breathing
  • Sudden narrowing of your airways: difficulty breathing, wheezing, chest pain or tightness, cough
  • Heart problems: dizziness, fatigue, tremor, nausea, rapid heartbeat, weakness, or difficulty sleeping
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ADVAIR DISKUS

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ADVAIR DISKUS

The following medications may interact with ADVAIR DISKUS:

  • beta-blockers may decrease effectiveness of salmeterol and produce severe bronchospasm
  • Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants may potentiate effect of salmeterol on the cardiovascular system
  • Strong cytochrome P450 3A4 inhibitors such as ritonavir, ketoconazole can increse the risk of cardiovascular effects. diuretics, or non-potassium sparing diuretics may potentiate hypokalemia or ECG changes



Is ADVAIR DISKUS safe in pregnancy?

Is ADVAIR DISKUS safe in pregnancy?

ADVAIR DISKUS has not been well studied during pregnancy, If you’re pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, discuss the risks and benefits of using ADVAIR DISKUS with your provider.


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