Effect and directions for using of Flovent inhaler
The number of people diagnosed with asthma is growing from year to year. Since the times the first asthma diagnose was set medicine have made a great progress. A lot of new medications and methods of asthma treatment appeared and nowadays it is extremely difficult to imagine the impossibility to treat asthma.
Asthma requires thorough and considerable treatment with wide variety of drugs. Among the number of drugs for asthma there are relievers (drugs that help to relieve an asthma attack) and preventers (special remedies that influence the asthma-producing factors). Flovent belongs to the second group of asthma medicaments. The remedy is to be taken with the help of inhaler, a device for direct delivery of the medication into the lungs. Every Flovent inhaler contains a certain amount of active component: Fluticasone. This element belongs to the drug class known as inhaled corticosteroids. These medications are characterized by the ability to relieve asthma symptoms and prevent further possible asthma attacks. How does it happen? Being inhaled, a corticosteroid influences the inflammatory process in the lungs and reduces the swelling in the organ. As the result, the airways are open and the risk of unexpected asthma attack is close to zero. It is important to understand that inhaled preventing corticosteroid work insufficiently fast to relieve an asthma attack that has already caught you. That is why every asthma sufferer should keep a relieving asthma medication near at hand.
Fluticasone containing drugs are prescription medications that are available only on Rx. If you prefer to order medicaments online, it is strictly recommended to visit a doctor before making an order, because you cannot know for sure the dosage you need to take, the treatment duration and other things.
If you are prescribed Flovent, do not give the medication to other people even if they experience the same symptoms and suppose Flovent inhaler is the remedy they need. This drug can be harmful for those who take it without consulting a healthcare provider.
The lowest dose necessary to keep your asthma symptoms under control is the most sufficient and frequently recommended. This dose should be determined by the healthcare professional and followed carefully. Flovent inhaler should be properly shaken before using. The use of this type of inhalers requires following of an algorithm of manipulations. Ask your doctor in charge to show you the correct use of the inhaler to get the best effect of the drug.
The information about contraindications and side effects the remedy may be a reason of is very useful for you. You may obtain it from the doctor as well. Otherwise, read the patient information leaflet supplied with every Flovent inhaler package. Flovent should be kept in a dry cold place away from moisture. It goes without saying that children should not be allowed to get the medication. Do not use after the expiration date.