Advair Hfa Pressurized Inhalation, Suspension 115-21Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Advair HFA: Pressurized inhalation, suspension (115-21mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

FLUTICASONE; SALMETEROL (floo TIK a sone; sal ME te role) inhalation is a combination of two medicines that decrease inflammation and help to open up the airways of your lungs. It is used to treat asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack.

CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Advair HFA: Pressurized inhalation, suspension(115-21mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Advair HFA 115mcg-21mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

NDC: 001730716
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Asthma

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Store inhaler with mouthpiece down
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Advair HFA 115mcg-21mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Reported Side Effects for Advair HFA 115mcg-21mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Lightheadedness Incidence:
>0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Sores Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
1.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Tooth Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
1.0-27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hoarseness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemorrhoids Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Runny Nose Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
3.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Irritation Incidence:
7.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
10.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
12.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*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.
Daily Life Interactions for Advair HFA 115mcg-21mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Advair HFA 115mcg-21mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol(Salmeterol Xinafoate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Beta-agonists(Salmeterol Xinafoate)
Limit excessive Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) and limit medicines containing additional Caffeine. In caffeine-sensitive persons, taking a high amount of Caffeine with this drug can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
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

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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