Flovent Diskus Inhalation Powder 100Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Flovent Diskus: Inhalation powder (100mcg)

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Flovent Diskus 100mcg/act Inh
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Flovent Diskus 100mcg/act Inh

What is this Medicine?

FLUTICASONE (floo TIK a sone) inhalation powder is a corticosteroid. It helps 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 Flovent Diskus: Inhalation powder(100mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Flovent Diskus 100mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation

NDC: 001730602
  • 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, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Storage Information
Store in a dry place
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Avoid direct heat and sunlight
Flovent Diskus 100mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation

Reported Side Effects for Flovent Diskus 100mcg/actuation Powder for Inhalation

Rhinitis Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Hair Follicles Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sneezing Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Irregular Periods Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.0-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
1.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Irritation Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Nose Bleed Incidence:
1.0-6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
1.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hoarseness Incidence:
2.0-19.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hoarseness Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Irritation Incidence:
3.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tooth Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
4.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
16.0-28.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
16.0-28.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
17.0%*
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

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


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