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Can my parent safely use Advair Diskus?

Advair Diskus is safe for your parent to take. Clinical studies of Advair Diskus for asthma did not include enough people aged 65 years and older to say whether older patients with asthma respond differently than younger patients.

As with other medications with similar ingredients, special caution is suggested in older people who also have heart disease. Based on the available data for Advair Diskus, no adjustment of dosage for your parents is suggested.

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