Generic flovent is a corticosteroid used for treating asthma for reducing the severity of asthma and not complete cure of it. It will not relive an acute asthma attack. Like other medicines this drug too has side effects. Medical attention is needed for the major and severe conditions like chest pain, fever, sour mouth, chills, coughing, dizziness and troubled breathing.
Certain drugs like ketoconazole and other oral or inhaled steroids when taken in combination with generic flovent increases the severity side effects. Generic flovent also interacts with some of the food items and may cause some minor side effects. So please follow the doctor's complete instructions while undergoing medication. Other than the two drugs mentioned above can also interact and increase the side effects, so when you are prescribed generic flovent you should tell your physician if you are undertaking any other medication, or having the habit of smoking and drinking.
Ask your physician before you go in for generic flovent
Whether you can take generic flovent in combination with other drugs?
What are the side effects and drug interactions?
Is generic flovent suitable for you?
Ways to reduce the side effects and interactions?
The usual dosage of generic flovent is two sprays in each nostril once a day till the symptoms are in control. Once when these symptoms are in control, the doctor may reduce the dose to one spray a day.
Over dosage can cause serious problems and requires immediate medical attention.
If you happen to miss the dose of generic flovent take it as soon as possible, and again if it is time for the next dosage it is better to skip the dosage. Depending on the severity of the disease the dosage level also differs. Lifestyle, diet, stress, exercise all can increase or decrease the effectiveness of the medicine, Therefore the severity of the side effects will not be the same for all. Always consult a physician before you take generic flovent.
By Ammy M.sc
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