Flovent is an inhaled medication used to control and prevent the symptoms of asthma including shortness of breath and wheezing by reducing swelling and inflammation of the lung airways. Fluticasone is a corticosteroid and should be used regularly in order to be effective. Flovent is not a rescue inhaler and should not be used to relieve sudden asthma attacks.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Flovent:
If you have any of the following fluticasone side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Flovent?
If you miss a dose of Flovent, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
When should I take Flovent?
Flovent should be used at regularly spaced intervals. It is not a rescue inhaler and shouldn’t be used to relieve sudden shortness of breath.