Answers to Questions on Azmacort
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Azmacort if you have:
- Not had chickenpox or the measles (or have not been vaccinated against them)
- Eczema (or atopic dermatitis)
- Tuberculosis, herpes, or any other infections
- Glaucoma or cataracts
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Azmacort and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Azmacort and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Azmacort Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose?It is not known what to expect (if anything) from an Azmacort overdose. However, if you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Azmacort Overdose for more information.)
How Should Azmacort Be Stored?Azmacort should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?If you do not take your Azmacort as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.