Flixotide Inhaler (Accuhaler or Evohaler)

Buy Flixotide Inhalers for Asthma

Flixotide Inhalers help to prevent asthma attacks in people who need regular treatment. This is why they are sometimes called 'preventers'. They need to be used regularly, every day. Flixotide Inhalers contain a corticosteroid medicine (often just called steroids). It works by reducing swelling and irritation in the lungs.

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  • Contains the active ingredient fluticasone propionate
  • Accuhaler with 50, 100, 250 or 500 microgram blisters
  • Also available as 50, 125 or 250 microgram Evohaler
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Description

Flixotide Inhalers contain the active ingredient fluticasone propionate. This belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids and has an anti-inflammatory action on the lungs.

Suitability

Do not use Flixotide Inhalers if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to fluticasone propionate or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

Important Interactions

You must tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take other medicines, in particular:

  • a type of antiviral medicine known as a 'protease inhibitor' (such as ritonavir) or cobicistat containing products which may increase the effects of fluticasone propionate
  • medicines used to treat fungal infections (such as ketoconazole)
Side Effects
  • thrush in the mouth and throat
  • sore tongue or throat
  • hoarseness of voice
Please Note

All medication can cause side effects. We have only listed a few to be aware of. Details of all side effects, including rare side effects to be aware of, are listed in the patient information leaflet (PIL). When completing your medical questionnaire, it is very important that you answer the questions truthfully. This is to ensure your doctor has a full picture of your medical history before prescribing. List all medicines you are already taking, including non-prescription and herbal medicines.

Alternatives

Other preventer inhalers are available, but you should only request the preventer inhaler that has previously been prescribed to you by your regular GP.

Looking after your medicine

Do not take medicines after the expiry date stamped on the pack. Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

Medicines are only intended to be used by the person they are prescribed for. Do not give your prescribed medicine to anybody else, even if they have the same symptoms as you. Medicines can be harmful if used by anybody other than the person they have been prescribed for.

References Flixotide Accuhaler 50, 100, 250 or 500 mcg Patient Information Leaflet
Flixotide Evohaler 50 mcg Patient Information Leaflet
Flixotide Evohaler 125 or 250 mcg Patient Information Leaflet
British National Formulary: fluticasone
Last Reviewed  15/12/2019   Authored  14/11/2009

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