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Aerobid Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Flunisolide is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that may cause inflammation. It also helps to reduce recurring symptoms of asthma.

Aerobid Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 2 inhalations twice daily, in the morning and evening.
  • For children 6 to 15 years of age, 2 inhalations may be used twice daily.

Uses of Aerobid

  • Flunisolide inhalation is used to prevent asthma attacks.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Aerobid

Before taken Aerobid medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Aerobid. Side effects may include:

  • Cold symptoms
  • Diarrhea
  • Flu
  • Headache
  • Infection of the upper respiratory tract
  • Nasal congestion
  • Nausea
  • Sore throat
  • Unpleasant taste
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Aerobid:

  • You should tell your doctor your medical history such as all illnesses and infections, glaucoma, cataracts, allergies.
  • You should tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to flunisolide or any other drugs.
  • If you are taking prescription and nonprescription medications especially arthritis medications, aspirin, digoxin (Lanoxin), diuretics, estrogen, ketoconazole, oral contraceptives, then you should tell your doctor.
  • If you have a fungal infection, then you should not use flunisolide without talking to your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Aerobid with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Aerobid with other drugs.


An overdose of this medication is not likely to occur. But after taken Aerobid if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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