Azmacort Warnings and Precautions

There are a number of important Azmacort warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting the drug, such as knowing that possible side effects (such as a worsening of asthma) may occur during treatment. Also, Azmacort can interact with certain other medicines, so it is important to let your healthcare provider know (prior to taking Azmacort) about any other drugs you are taking.

Azmacort: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

As of December 2009, the manufacturer of Azmacort decided to stop making the drug in order to comply with regulations concerning chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), chemicals that may deplete the ozone layer. Had Azmacort been a more popular drug, the manufacturer probably would have chosen to reformulate it without CFCs, instead of just discontinuing it. Any unexpired Azmacort inhalers still in pharmacies may be dispensed until December 31, 2010, after which they can no longer be sold in the United States.

 

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Azmacort® (triamcinolone inhaler) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • 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.
 
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