What You Need to Know About Advair
Dosing InformationThe dose of Advair your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Which form of the drug you are using
- Your age
- Whether you are taking Advair for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- The severity of your asthma
- Other medications (including asthma medications) you may be taking.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Advair Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of AdvairAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Advair. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
- Upper respiratory tract infections (such as the common cold)
- Sore throat
- Nausea and vomiting.
(Click Advair Side Effects to learn more, including some of the more serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsAdvair can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Advair Drug Interactions for more information).