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Fluticasone Inhaler

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Steroid Inhaler

Fluticasone Inhaler - What is it for

​Fluticasone inhaler is a steroid inhaler that helps to reduce and prevent swelling and inflammation in the lungs. Fluticasone inhaler is normally referred to as a ‘controller’ inhaler as it helps to control symptoms such as breathlessness in asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a disease affecting the lungs which make it harder for the person to breathe as the disease gets worse.

Fluticasone Inhaler - Additional Information

​When should I throw away the medication?

For controller inhalers with dose counter, check the dose counter and change the canister once the dose counter indicates zero [000] doses.


For controller inhalers without dose counter, mark the date of opening and based on the dosing regimen, throw away when the doses are used up.

 

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