Instructions on how to use flixotide evohaler

Article written by Pharmacist Bui Thi Thanh Ha, Faculty of Pharmacy - Vinmec Times City International Hospital

Flixotide evohandler is used in chronic respiratory diseases, to help patients breathe easily and to prevent acute episodes of shortness of breath. The drug is designed in the form of a metered-dose inhaler.

The effect of Flixotide® with the active ingredient is fluticasone propionate, which belongs to the group of corticosteroid drugs. Flixotide has anti-inflammatory effects, when inhaled into the lungs, it reduces swelling and irritation of the airways and helps prevent symptoms in chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ). Among the drugs that control asthma and COPD, Flixotide is a prophylactic drug. Although medication does not provide immediate relief from shortness of breath, taking it regularly every day as directed by your doctor will help control the disease, help patients breathe easier, and prevent acute episodes of shortness of breath. . Usually, it can take a few days to a few weeks for the medicine to start working.

How to use Flixotide is designed as a metered dose inhaler. The technique of using Flixotide has a great influence on the effectiveness of the drug. Correct way of use:
When using for the first time, shake the can and spray into the air 4 times (shake the bottle about 3-5 times between each spray) until the spray mist evenly.
Cách sử dụng Flixotide đúng
Flixotide® metered dose inhalers should be washed weekly by removing the metal vial from the plastic case. Wash the plastic case with warm water and let it dry naturally.
Side effects When used correctly, Flixotide® has very few side effects. The most common side effects are hoarseness, oral thrush. These side effects can be minimized when the medication is used correctly. You can contact your pharmacist to check the technique of using the medicine and guide you on how to use it correctly.
Khàn tiếng
Dùng Flixotide không đúng cách có thể dẫn đến khàn tiếng và nấm miệng

Things to note when using Always use the medicine regularly according to the dose prescribed by the doctor. You need to take the medicine continuously even if you feel well and have no symptoms. If you miss a dose, continue taking it as usual. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose.
You should not arbitrarily buy and use drugs without a doctor's prescription. You should see a specialist doctor for examination and advice. Vinmec International General Hospital is a high-quality medical facility in Vietnam with a team of highly qualified medical professionals, well-trained, domestic and foreign, and experienced.
A system of modern and advanced medical equipment, possessing many of the best machines in the world, helping to detect many difficult and dangerous diseases in a short time, supporting the diagnosis and treatment of doctors the most effective. The hospital space is designed according to 5-star hotel standards, giving patients comfort, friendliness and peace of mind.

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