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Alvesco Inhaler

Alvesco Inhaler - welzo
Alvesco Inhaler - welzo
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The Alvesco inhaler is a daily asthma medication. This medicine is used to help prevent feelings of breathlessness...

The Alvesco inhaler is a daily asthma medication. This medicine is used to help prevent feelings of breathlessness and the occurrence of sudden attacks. The active ingredient, the corticosteroid, is effective when taken every day.

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Alvesco Inhaler for Asthma & Breathing Problems

Asthma and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are breathing conditions that primarily affect the lungs and can cause a range of breathing difficulties. Asthma often occurs after exposure to a trigger, however, it can happen randomly. Triggers may include common allergies to pollen or animal dander, infections, environmental changes or from exercise.

Alvesco is an aerosol spray that reduces the inflammation of the lungs and the associated airways and thus makes your breathing easier. This is a preventer medication used to treat persistent asthma and should be taken every day.

However, it is not a rescue inhaler and must be used regularly to protect against severe asthma attacks.

What is an Alvesco Inhaler and how does it work?

Alvesco inhaler has ciclesonide as the active ingredient. The active ingredient is a corticosteroid available in the form of inhalation aerosol. It can be used alone or in combination with other drugs. The active ingredient is a corticosteroid, a well-known group of compounds used for their anti-inflammatory properties. 

Is an Alvesco Inhaler right for me?

If you are diagnosed with asthma, COPD or other breathing condition, you may be prescribed an Alvesco Inhaler by a doctor or healthcare professional. However, it may not be suitable for you if you have the following:

  • If you are allergic to any other ingredients in this medicine
  • If you have ever been treated, or are currently being treated, for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), fungal, viral or bacterial infections.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects of an Alvesco Inhaler. However, these do not always occur and are mostly mild in nature. But if you experience any prolonged or worrying side effects of an Alvesco Inhaler, please discontinue the medication immediately and consult your doctor.

Uncommon side effects include:

  • Headache
  • Oral thrush
  • Bad taste
  • Dryness of mouth or throat
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Hoarse voice
  • Irritation, burning or inflammation of the mouth or throat

How to use an Alvesco Inhaler?

Always use an Alvesco Inhaler exactly as prescribed by your doctor or advised by the pharmacist. The recommended starting dose for adults is 160 micrograms once daily, however, in presence of other factors, this may be increased or decreased accordingly as per the prescriber's clinical judgement. 

For adults:

  • For asthma -  160 micrograms once daily

Video on how to use an Alvesco Inhaler

Warnings and Precautions

The Alvesco Inhaler may not be safe if taken with other medication or recreational drugs. Please inform the prescriber if you are taking any of the listed medications.

DO NOT use the Alvesco Inhaler:

  • If you are allergic to any other ingredients in this medicine

    If you have ever been treated, or are currently being treated, for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), fungal, viral or bacterial infections.

The above-listed warnings are not exhaustive, please consult a doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you have further questions on the use of this medication or potential interactions with other medicines.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

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Alvesco Asthma Inhaler

What is Alvesco?

Alvesco is a brand name for the generic medication ciclesonide. Ciclesonide is a type of medicine known as a corticosteroid, or more simply, a steroid. Steroids like ciclesonide have potent anti-inflammatory effects. When inhaled directly into the lungs, they reduce the inflammation and irritation in the airways that triggers an asthma attack. It's important to note that Alvesco is not intended for immediate relief of acute asthma symptoms, but rather for long-term control and prevention of these symptoms.

How Does Alvesco Work?

Alvesco works by reducing inflammation in the lungs. The active ingredient, ciclesonide, is a corticosteroid. When a user inhales the medicine, it's delivered directly to the lining of the airways where it reduces the release of the substances that cause inflammation. Doing so leads to less swelling and irritation in the airways, making it easier for a person to breathe and helping to prevent asthma attacks. It's essential to use Alvesco regularly, even if one doesn't have symptoms, because the inflammation in the lungs returns if they stop taking it.

Is Alvesco a Steroid Inhaler?

Yes, Alvesco is a steroid inhaler. Its active ingredient is ciclesonide, which is a corticosteroid. These medicines are highly effective at reducing inflammation in the airways, which is a key cause of asthma symptoms. However, like all steroids, they have potential side effects, especially if used in high doses or for a long time, so they must always be used exactly as prescribed by a healthcare provider.

Alvesco Dosage & Usage

How do I use Alvesco?

Alvesco is usually taken as one or two puffs from the inhaler once or twice a day, as directed by a doctor. It's important to use the medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. It is important to understand exactly how to use the inhaler properly and clean it regularly to prevent blockages.

Alvesco Dosage

Alvesco comes in different strengths, typically 80 mcg and 160 mcg. The appropriate dosage is determined by a healthcare provider based on symptoms, the severity of asthma, and the user's response to treatment.

Alvesco Availability & Pricing

How do I buy Alvesco online?

Alvesco is a prescription medication and must only be purchased from a trusted and registered online pharmacy. An individual needs a valid prescription from a healthcare professional to buy it.

Alvesco Side Effects & Considerations

Side Effects & Precautions

Like all medications, Alvesco is able to cause side effects, although not everyone experiences them. Common side effects include headaches, sore throat, and nosebleeds. More serious side effects are rare but include allergic reactions, changes in vision, and unusual tiredness or weakness. Always discuss potential side effects and precautions with a healthcare provider before starting a new medication.

Alvesco Alternatives & Related Treatments

What Inhaler is Equivalent to Alvesco?

Several other steroid inhalers are available that are used in the treatment of asthma. These include fluticasone (Flovent), budesonide (Pulmicort), and mometasone (Asmanex). A healthcare provider is able to help a person choose the most suitable medication based on their symptoms.

Alvesco Alternatives & Related Treatments

What Inhaler is Equivalent to Alvesco?

Some alternatives to Alvesco include Qvar Redihaler, Arnuity Ellipta, Flovent HFA, and Pulmicort Flexhaler. However, the most suitable medication for each individual is based on symptoms, response to treatment, and personal preference.

Alvesco FAQs

Is Alvesco a Preventer?

Yes, Alvesco is a preventer inhaler. As a preventer inhaler, it must be used regularly to prevent asthma symptoms and asthma attacks, but it won't provide immediate relief if a person is already experiencing symptoms.

Do I Need a Prescription for Alvesco?

Yes, Alvesco is a prescription medication, which means a healthcare provider needs to provide a prescription before an individual is able to buy it. The provider ensures Alvesco is the right medication for a person's condition and discusses how to use it properly and what side effects to look out for.

Buy Alvesco Inhaler Online

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

You can buy Alvesco Inhaler 200mg online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Alvesco Inhaler online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Alvesco Inhaler and dispatch it discreetly to your address.

How to buy Alvesco Inhaler online?

You can buy Alvesco Inhaler by following the following steps.

  1. Fill out our online consultation form
  2. If you are eligible to purchase Alvesco Inhaler you will be shown it as one of your treatment options along with the available trimethoprim dose
  3. Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address

Can I get Alvesco Inhaler on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Alvesco Inhaler tablets on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Alvesco Inhaler from the NHS.

Can you get Alvesco Inhaler over the counter?

No, you can’t get Alvesco Inhaler tablets over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Alvesco Inhaler tablets is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Alvesco Inhaler online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Alvesco Inhaler.

Is Alvesco Inhaler safe?

If you have been prescribed Alvesco Inhaler 200mg then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Alvesco Inhaler 200mg then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Trimethoprim is commonly prescribed to treat urinary tract infections, a prevalent health issue affecting the urinary system. This medication is effective against a range of bacterial infections, notably those affecting the urinary and respiratory tracts. Trimethoprim works by targeting and inhibiting a substance called folic acid, which is crucial for the growth and reproduction of bacteria. By disrupting the production of folic acid, Trimethoprim hinders the development of bacteria, thereby helping to clear infections.

While it's primarily known for its effectiveness in treating urinary tract infections, it's also used for certain types of respiratory tract infections. However, like any medication, the safety of Trimethoprim for an individual depends on various factors including their overall health, other medications they may be taking, and their specific medical history. It's important to consult a healthcare professional to determine if Trimethoprim is a safe and appropriate treatment option.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Alvesco Inhaler?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Typically, it is recommended to avoid alcohol while taking the medication or other antibiotics, please consult your doctor for more guidance.

Can I buy Alvesco Inhaler from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Alvesco Inhaler200mg, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Alvesco Inhaler from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Alvesco Inhaler, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Alvesco Inhaler from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Alvesco Inhaler, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Alvesco Inhaler take to work?

The time it takes for a Alvesco Inhaler 200mg to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Alvesco Inhaler may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Alvesco Inhaler?

The effectiveness of Alvesco Inhaler 200mg can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Alvesco Inhaler?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Alvesco Inhaler.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Alvesco Inhaler in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Alvesco Inhaler 200mg tablets in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Alvesco Inhaler is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation and to purchase from Welzo if in stock. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Where can I buy Alvesco Inhaler?

You can buy Alvesco Inhaler 200mg tablets online from upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.

Are Alvesco Inhaler users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Alvesco Inhaler 200mg tablets at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Alvesco Inhaler head over to for further details.

Can I buy Alvesco Inhaler from an online pharmacy?

Yes, you can purchase Alvesco Inhaler 200mg tablets from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Alvesco Inhaler cost?

The costs of Alvesco Inhaler 200mg tablets are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.

Additional Information on Trimethoprim 200mg

Trimethoprim 200mg, the usual dose, is a potent antibiotic primarily used to treat bacterial infections, particularly those related to urinary infections such as cystitis. This medication operates by inhibiting the bacterial production of a vital substance, folic acid, thereby preventing the growth and spread of the infection.

While it is highly effective in managing urinary tract infections, it's essential to be aware of certain precautions. Individuals with severe liver problems, or blood disorders, should consult their healthcare provider before using Trimethoprim, as it may not be the safest option for them. Additionally, it's a common misconception that cranberry juice can treat urine infections; however, while it may help alleviate cystitis symptoms by preventing bacteria from adhering to the bladder walls, it should not replace medical treatment with antibiotics like Trimethoprim.

As with any antibiotic, it's crucial to complete the full course as prescribed, even if symptoms improve, to effectively treat bacterial infections and prevent antibiotic resistance.

Can I stop using the Alvesco inhaler anytime?

If you find no relief or the symptoms are worsening, you need to consult the doctor before going to discontinue it. Do not discontinue it immediately by yourself.

Do I need to shake the Alvesco inhaler before use?

There is no need to shake the aerosol before using it. You, however, need to ensure that the unit canister is placed firmly inside the mouthpiece before every use.

Is Alvesco a bronchodilator?

No. Keep in mind that Alvesco is not an emergency treatment for asthma. It is not a bronchodilator and doesn't work to relieve acute symptoms of asthma.

Which foods do I need to avoid while using the Alvesco inhaler?

It doesn't interact with the foods. However, asthma is an allergic reaction to allergens. Some foods that can cause allergy, e.g., dry fruits, packaged potatoes, lemon juice, pickled foods, eggs, beer and wine etc., should be avoided while on any antiallergic therapy.

How long does the drug from the Alvesco inhaler stay inside the body?

The inhaled steroids have a half-life of a few hours. However, complete clearance from the body takes more than 12 hours.

Does Alvesco disturb the blood pressure?

Although rare, high blood pressure is one of the side effects of inhaled corticosteroids. So, you need to monitor closely and report to the healthcare provider if any symptoms of hypertension appear.

Can Alvesco influence your energy levels?

Alvesco has a glucocorticoid as its active ingredient. It works the same way as cortisol which is produced by your adrenal cortex. You can note changes in the energy levels..

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Mirta Mallett

Alvesco has truly been a game changer for me. My asthma symptoms have been significantly reduced since I started using it. I can breathe easier now and continue my daily activities without any hindrance. Highly recommended!

Carey Dopico

The pharmacy team should be able to offer suggestions for alternative medication options if needed.