Alvesco Respiratory Aerosol, Solution 160Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Alvesco: Respiratory aerosol, solution (160mcg)

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Alvesco 160mcg/act Inhaler

What is this Medicine?

CICLESONIDE (sye KLES oh nide) is a corticosteroid. It helps to decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Alvesco: Respiratory aerosol, solution(160mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Alvesco 160mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

NDC: 634020712
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Asthma

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Exercise-induced Bronchospasm Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Exposure to temperatures above 120 degrees F may cause bursting
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Alvesco 160mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Reported Side Effects for Alvesco 160mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Hoarseness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Infection Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0-10.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ear Pain Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.1-5.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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