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Do I still need to keep my relief-inhaler nearby if I am taking Advair HFA?

You should keep your relief inhaler nearby and ready to use at all times while taking Advair HFA. The medicines that are in Advair HFA do not work quickly. You can't use them to stop an asthma attack that is already going on or is starting.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about when you should be using your relief inhaler. Also, make sure your doctor knows how often you need the extra help to control your asthma symptoms.

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