Prescription FLOVENT is for patients with asthma 4 years of age and older. FLOVENT is not for, and should not be used to treat, sudden symptoms of asthma. FLOVENT won’t replace a rescue inhaler.
Do not use FLOVENT:
- to treat sudden symptoms of asthma. FLOVENT is not a rescue inhaler and should not be used to give you fast relief from your asthma attack. Always use a rescue inhaler, such as albuterol, during a sudden asthma attack.
- if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in FLOVENT or other inhaled corticosteroids. Do not use FLOVENT DISKUS if you have severe allergy to milk proteins or fluticasone propionate. Ask your doctor if you are not sure.
- Tell your doctor about the medicines you take and about all of your medical conditions. Do not stop taking FLOVENT, even if you are feeling better, unless your doctor tells you to. If you miss a dose, just take your next scheduled dose when it is due. Do not take 2 doses at the same time unless your doctor tells you to. If you are not sure about your dosing, call your doctor.
- If you have not had or have not been vaccinated against chickenpox, measles, or active tuberculosis, you should stay away from people who are infected. You should avoid exposure to chickenpox, measles, and tuberculosis. If exposed, consult your healthcare provider without delay.