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Flovent hfa adverse effects

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 44 years experience
Flovent HFA: Flovent hfa is the inhaled corticosteroid fluticasone that is used to prevent asthmatic attacks or COPD flare ups. This drug is not intended to treat... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Asthma Medication: Flovent (fluticasone) is a corticosteroid used to prevent bronchial asthma attacks.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Is it a steroid: Yes it is fluticasone proprinate. It does not readily get into the body but mainly works locally.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Both are steroid : Inhalers used as maintenance and prevention of acute attacks of asthma. Hfa is a pump used by people who have good coordination of the squeezing an... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 10 years experience
3 year old child needing inhalers should be evaluated. More history is needed to determine if this could be reflux, stomach infection or even difficul... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
Dr. Donald Collinsanswered
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Fluticasone and Beconase are both nasal steroids, they should work the same. Nasonex (mometasone) would also be comparable. You can also get Nasocor... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Why did you stop?: I must assume you have asthma since Flovent was prescribed. Why did you stop? Flovent is intended for maintenance and should not be used for acute det... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Seiden
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Normal dose : You should just go back to using the prescribed dose. And make sure you don't have any sores in your mouth or throat that could be consistent with thr... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Rinse after use: You can rinse after using to assure no residual medication lingers in your oral cavity to cause adverse reactions and or hoarseness. Best wishes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
Cardiology 31 years experience
Possibly related: These medications for asthma are used to dilate the airways. The can also, especially if used in higher doses, trigger palpitations in susceptible per... Read More

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