Azmacort Metered Dose Inhaler 75 mcg/inh
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- chronic lung disease
It is very important that you take the medicine at about the same time every day. It will work best if you do this.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist to show you how to use this medicine correctly.
Each time you receive a new inhaler, you need to get it ready to use. Shake the inhaler for 5 seconds, point it away from you and then spray into the air. Repeat this one more time. This process is called priming the pump and removes any air from the medicine canister.
Shake the medicine well before use.
Rinse your mouth and throat with water after using the inhaler each time.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.
Keep track of how many times you use the inhaler. Do not use it more than the total number of doses shown on the package.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not use this medicine during an asthma attack.
This medicine will not stop an asthma attack once it has started.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have any trouble using the medicine, please tell your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- dry mouth
- hoarseness or throat irritation
- stomach upset or abdominal pain
- swelling in the mouth or throat
- changes in taste or unpleasant taste
- yeast infection in the mouth or throat
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- fast or irregular heart beats
- sore throat
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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