What may interact with Advair HFA?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:

-MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

-aminophylline or theophylline
-antiviral medicines for HIV or AIDS
-beta-blockers like metoprolol and propranolol
-certain antibiotics like clarithromycin, erythromycin, levofloxacin, linezolid, and telithromycin
-certain medicines for fungal infections like ketoconazole, itraconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole
-medicines for colds
-medicines for depression or emotional conditions

What should I tell my health care provider before I take Advair HFA?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

-bone problems
-eye disease, vision problems
-immune system problems
-heart disease or irregular heartbeat
-high blood pressure
-thyroid disease
-worsening asthma
-an unusual or allergic reaction to fluticasone; salmeterol, other corticosteroids, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant

What should I watch for while using Advair HFA?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not get better. Do not use this medicine more than every 12 hours.

NEVER use this medicine for an acute asthma attack. You should use your short-acting rescue inhalers for this purpose. If your symptoms get worse or if you need your short-acting inhalers more often, call your doctor right away.

This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox, or if you develop sores or blisters that do not heal properly.

This medicine may increase blood sugar. Ask your healthcare provider if changes in diet or medicines are needed if you have diabetes.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Store inhaler with the mouthpiece down. Throw away the inhaler when the dose indicator reads 000, or after the expiration date, whichever comes first.