ALVESCO (ciclesonide) Inhalation Aerosol is a type of long-term maintenance asthma treatment known as an inhaled corticosteroid (or ICS). It is used for the long-term maintenance treatment of asthma in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older.
As a controller medicine, ALVESCO needs to be used regularly, as directed by your healthcare provider. If you or your child has asthma, speak with your doctor about whether ALVESCO could be appropriate for you throughout your journey with asthma.
ALVESCO is NOT for fast relief of sudden symptoms or shortness of breath during an asthma attack. For sudden symptoms, it's important to use a fast-acting bronchodilator, such as a levalbuterol inhaler.
*Most insured patients will pay no more than $17 monthly with a maximum benefit of $75 per fill. Restrictions apply and co-pay amounts may vary.
What are some of the possible side effects of
The most common side effects with ALVESCO include headache, pain or irritation of the nose and throat, sinus infection, upper respiratory infection (such as the common cold), joint pain, stuffy nose, leg or arm pain, and back pain.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
INDICATION for ALVESCO® (ciclesonide) Inhalation Aerosol
ALVESCO® (ciclesonide) Inhalation Aerosol is for the long-term treatment of asthma as preventative therapy in adults and adolescents 12 years of age and older. ALVESCO is NOT indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm.
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