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Alvesco Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check with your doctor if your symptoms do not start to get better. If your symptoms get worse or if you need your short-acting inhalers more often, call your doctor right away. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Stay away from people who are sick. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Body aches or pain

chills

cough

difficulty in breathing

ear congestion

fever

headache

loss of voice

muscle aches

nasal congestion

pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones

shortness of breath or troubled breathing

sneezing

sore throat

stuffy or runny nose

tightness of chest or wheezing

unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

Sore mouth or tongue

white patches in mouth and/or on tongue

Incidence not known

Blindness

blurred vision

creamy white, curd-like patches in mouth or throat

darkening of skin

decreased vision

diarrhea

dizziness

eye pain

fainting

hoarseness

lack or slowing of normal growth in children

large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

loss of appetite

lower back or side pain

mental depression

nausea

pain when eating or swallowing

painful or difficult urination

skin rash

tearing

vomiting

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Back pain

difficulty in moving

muscle pain or stiffness

pain in arms or legs

pain in joints

Rare

Chest discomfort

dry mouth or throat

voice changes

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

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

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