What are the side effects of Advair?

Advair may cause a variety of side effects, most affecting your nose, throat or mouth. It is not uncommon to experience side effects such as dryness in your mouth, eyes, throat or nose or a stuffy nose and sore throat. Other common side effects include: coughing and a hoarse or deep voice, headaches, diarrhea or stomach pain, muscle and joint pain, feeling weak and tired, uncontrollable shaking or dizziness leading to nausea or vomiting. If you experience any of these side effects and they won't go away or seem to get worse, call your doctor.

Other side effects may indicate a serious reaction to Advair. If any of the following side effects occur, contact your doctor immediately:

  • asthma symptoms that get worse after taking Advair
  • spasms in your lungs, including wheezing, high-pitched breathing or a feeling of tightness across your chest
  • an erratic, uneven heartbeat
  • stabbing pain in your chest
  • fever and chills
  • a cough that produces green mucus
  • vision problems, including blurry or unfocused vision
  • white patches appearing on your lips or in your mouth
  • rashes or hives breaking out on your skin
  • swelling or a tingling or burning sensation in your hands or feet
  • swelling of your face or mouth area
  • difficulty swallowing

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