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Do I still need to take steroid pills while I'm on Flovent Diskus?

If your asthma is well controlled on Flovent Diskus, your doctor may decide to stop your steroid pills or lower their dose. You may experience symptoms of corticosteroid withdrawal. Among these are joint and/or muscle pain, lack of energy and depression. You may experience these symptoms even if you have no change in your breathing symptoms. If you notice any of these symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.

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