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endless coughing, crackling in throat

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 21, 2007
  • 05:42 PM

hi i have started a new asthma medicine flovent, the day after i started this i got very sick as in flu symptoms, which could be all it was, but a week later i was starting to feel fine, except for the crackling in my throat and when i cough, there is water not phlegm also extreme fatigue. i have tosleep on my stomach flat to not get the crackling sounds, propping myself up as others suggest doesnt work. then yesterday, i felt the same kinda fine until i went to work, at curves for women, i started to work out and i got very sick. with the shakes, chills, body aches, and pukey feelings. can someone please give me something to check into, i am tired of not being able to function.

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  • Flovent is a steroid inhaler. Here are possible side effects as listed on www.drugs.com:What are the possible side effects of fluticasone inhalation?Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: weakness, tired feeling, nausea, loss of appetite, weight loss;wheezing or breathing problems after using this medication;skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your arms, legs, face, neck, breasts, and waist);worsening asthma symptoms.Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur, such as:headache;dryness in your mouth, nose, or throat;white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;stuffy nose, sinus pain, cough; orhoarseness or deepened voice.You are most likely having a reaction to flovent. Please talk with your doctor - don't let them dismiss your symptoms as not being related to taking this drug. Best wishesDOM
    acuann 3080 Replies Flag this Response
  • thank you acuann, i wonder do i quit the flovent or do i ween off, i have a dr appt on monday.
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