Flixotide Diskus 250mcg (Turkey)
Uses of Flixotide Diskus
Flixotide Diskus is a prescription medicine used as a preventive treatment for bronchial asthma and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It contains the active substance fluticasone, which is a part of a drug class called corticosteroids or simply referred to as steroids.
Corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory properties used for treating asthma. These steroids reduce edema and irritation in the walls of the airways inside the lungs.
Flixotide Diskus Precautions and Warnings
Do not use Flixotide Diskus if you are allergic to it, particularly its active substance, fluticasone. To ensure this steroid medicine is safe to use, inform your healthcare professional if you have a history of the following conditions:
- Sores inside the nose
- Nose injury or surgery
- Liver disease
- Weakened immune system
Flixotide Diskus Dosage
Use Flixotide Diskus as directed by your healthcare professional. The proper administration of this medicine is by inhaling it through your mouth.
The usual dose for Flixotide Diskus is 100 to 1000 mcg. Administer Flixotide Diskus two times daily. This dosage is possible to increase depending on the severity of your condition.
Flixotide Diskus Side Effects
Common side effects:
- Itchiness of the nose
- Trouble breathing
- Pain in the back
- Sore throat
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