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Second day on flovent inhaler for asthma.Are tingling arms, dizziness, joints achy and tired normal with this med?Also slight fullness in mouth.
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Inhaled steroids are extraordinarily safe and effective for asthma.
Hoarseness and throat irritation are the most common trouble with this class of drugs, and these problems can be avoided by using a spacer (for metered doses inhalers) or just rinse and gargle (for dry powder inhalers). Talk with the doctor who provided the prescription to see what else might be causing your problem.

In brief: No
Inhaled steroids are extraordinarily safe and effective for asthma.
Hoarseness and throat irritation are the most common trouble with this class of drugs, and these problems can be avoided by using a spacer (for metered doses inhalers) or just rinse and gargle (for dry powder inhalers). Talk with the doctor who provided the prescription to see what else might be causing your problem.
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
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Dr. Joseph Rosin
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
The physical complaints, other than the oral "fullness" are not likely to be related to the inhaler.
Look for other causes.

In brief: No
The physical complaints, other than the oral "fullness" are not likely to be related to the inhaler.
Look for other causes.
Dr. Joseph Rosin
Dr. Joseph Rosin
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