Q: Is Advair safe?
A: Advair Diskus is an FDA approved medication which means it is safe for most people to take. Always consult your doctor before taking any new medications.
Q: Is there a potential that Advair could worsen my condition?
A: The combination of fluticasone and salmeterol is what does not increase the risk of serious asthma related breathing problems as using them individually could.
Q: Do I continue to take my regular asthma inhaler along with advair?
A: Always take medication as directed by your doctor. If you are using a quick-relief inhaler, you must stop and only use it for emergency reasons while taking Advair Diskus.
Q: Will Advair help in the event of an asthma attack
A: Advair diskus is not a fast working or emergency relief medication. You would need to use your asthma-control medication in times of an asthma attack.
Q: What strength inhaler should I use?
A: The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and age