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How does fluticasone inhalation work?

Fluticasone belongs to a family of drugs, known as corticosteroids. Fluticasone is an asthma medication that decreases inflammation by acting directly on the airways when inhaled into the lungs. This results in a decrease of wheezing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. Additionally, fluticasone decreases airway hyper-responsiveness, which will make your airways less likely to strongly respond to an asthma trigger. This medication should not be used for an asthma attack, rather, it is used to prevent ashtma attacks.

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