Advair HFA


Advair HFA Side Effects

Hoarseness, throat irritation, headache, or stomach upset may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

This medication may raise your blood pressure. Check your blood pressure regularly and tell your doctor if the results are high.

Rarely, this medication may cause severe sudden worsening of breathing problems/asthma immediately after use. If you have sudden worsening of breathing, use your quick-relief inhaler and get medical help right away.

Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: white patches on tongue/in mouth, signs of infection (such as fever, persistent sore throat), mental/mood changes (such as nervousness), trouble sleeping, vision problems (such as blurred vision), increased thirst/urination, muscle cramps, shaking (tremors).

Get medical help right away if any of these rare but serious side effects occur: chest pain, fast/irregular heartbeat, severe dizziness, fainting, seizures.

A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
  • oral candidiasis
  • hypercortisolism
  • hypokalemia
  • keratitis
  • conjunctivitis
  • earache
  • hypertension
  • angina
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • extrasystoles
  • prolonged QT interval
  • cardiac arrhythmia
  • hypotension
  • sore throat
  • laryngitis
  • upper respiratory infection
  • rhinitis
  • sinusitis
  • nasal congestion
  • laryngismus
  • influenza
  • bronchitis
  • asthma exacerbation
  • toothache
  • dyspepsia
  • contact dermatitis
  • eczema
  • urticaria
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • cramps
  • seizure disorder
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • fever
  • fatigue
  • tremor
  • skin rash
  • edema
  • headache disorder
  • palpitations
  • stridor
  • cough
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • hyperglycemia
  • nervousness
  • anaphylaxis
  • angioedema
  • hypersensitivity drug reaction
  • paresthesia
  • malaise
  • paradoxical bronchospasm
  • symptoms of anxiety
  • tachycardia
  • viral infection
  • oral candidiasis
  • esophageal candidiasis
  • pharyngeal candidiasis
  • hypercortisolism
  • adrenocortical insufficiency
  • immunosuppression
  • eosinophilia
  • agitation
  • depression
  • aggressive behavior
  • hyperkinesis
  • glaucoma
  • cataracts
  • blurred vision
  • hypersensitivity angiitis
  • ecchymosis
  • pharyngitis
  • sore throat
  • laryngitis
  • upper respiratory infection
  • rhinitis
  • sinusitis
  • pneumonia
  • bronchitis
  • dental caries
  • dental discoloration
  • xerostomia
  • dyspepsia
  • urinary tract infection
  • skin and skin structure infection
  • pruritus of skin
  • urticaria
  • arthralgia
  • muscle rigidity
  • myalgia
  • osteoporosis
  • osteopenia
  • dizziness
  • fever
  • fatigue
  • skin rash
  • facial edema

Drug Interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

A product that may interact with this drug is: aldesleukin.

Other medications can affect the removal of fluticasone and salmeterol from your body, which may affect how this product works. Examples include azole antifungals (such as ketoconazole), boceprevir, cobicistat, macrolide antibiotics (such as clarithromycin), HIV protease inhibitors (such as lopinavir, ritonavir), nefazodone, telithromycin, among others.