Fluticasone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Fluticasone inhalation is used to prevent asthma attacks. Fluticasone inhalation will not treat an asthma attack that has already begun. Flovent HFA and Flovent Diskus are sometimes used together with an oral (taken by mouth) steroid medicine. Flovent brands of fluticasone inhalation are for use in adults and children who are at least 4 years old. The Arnuity Ellipta brand is for adults and children who are at least 12 years old. Fluticasone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Flovent Hfa (fluticasone inhalation) is a corticosteroid used to treat individuals suffering from asthma. The steroid helps to block the substance that causes inflammation. This helps to prevent asthma attacks. Common side effects with Flovent Hfa include runny nose, headache, and sore throat.