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Active ingredients: ciclesonide
What it is used for
Alvesco is indicated as prophylactic treatment of asthma in adults, adolescents and in children 6 years of age and older.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Inhalation.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Do not Refrigerate
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A colourless solution in an aluminium canister with a metering valve.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on January 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ciclesonide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
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