Precautions and Warnings With Fluticasone Inhalers

Some precautions and warnings with fluticasone inhalers to be aware of include potential drug interactions, the safety of taking fluticasone inhalers while nursing, and people who should not take the drug (such as those who are allergic to fluticasone or its inactive ingredients). Among the conditions you should let your healthcare provider know about prior to taking fluticasone inhalers are eczema, glaucoma, and cataracts. It is also important that you always have a "rescue" medication on hand to treat an asthma attack, since fluticasone inhalers are designed to prevent asthma attacks, not to treat them.

Fluticasone Inhalers: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking a fluticasone inhaler (Flovent®) if you have:
Also let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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