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Can Advair HFA cause me to get sick easier?

The medicines used in Advair HFA can have a negative impact on your immune system. Chicken pox and the measles can have a more serious or even fatal course in susceptible children or adults using corticosteroids. In children or adults who have not had these diseases, or who have not been properly immunized, particular care should be taken to avoid exposure. Talk to your doctor about vaccines and whether they are needed.

If you have been exposed to either, ask your doctor about the risks and benefits of preventive treatments.

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