Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Arnuity Ellipta
- Flovent Diskus
- Flovent HFA
- Flovent Rotadisk
Fluticasone belongs to the family of medicines known as corticosteroids (cortisone-like medicines). It is used to help prevent the symptoms of asthma. When used regularly (every day), inhaled fluticasone decreases the number and severity of asthma attacks. However, it will not relieve an asthma attack that has already started.
This medicine must be used with a short-acting medicine (eg, albuterol) for an asthma attack or asthma symptoms that need attention right away.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: