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Who should not take Advair Diskus?

People who are allergic to any ingredient in Advair Diskus or to milk proteins, shouldn't take this medication. Anyone taking azole antifungals, macrolide antibiotics, HIV protease inhibitors or other asthma medications, don't use Advair Diskus. The safety and effectiveness of Advair Diskus has not been confirmed for children younger than four years of age, so they should not use this medication.

Talk to your doctor before using Advair Diskus if:

  • you have a history of diabetes, heart problems, high blood acid levels, glaucoma, high blood pressure, liver problems, thyroid problems, nervous system problems or seizures
  • you have any type of infection or have recently had a vaccination
  • your asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is especially bad or if you've recently been hospitalized for asthma attacks
  • you have osteoporosis or an increased risk for osteoporosis
  • you are pregnant or breastfeeding

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