Frequently Asked Questions
Is Aerospan safe?
Aerospan has been proven safe and effective in clinical studies. See Aerospan Patient Information to learn more,
including who should not use Aerospan.1
How old does my child have to be to start Aerospan?
As long as he or she is 6 years or older, your child can start taking Aerospan.1
How long has Aerospan been in use?
Flunisolide, the active ingredient in Aerospan, has been used to treat asthma effectively for more than 25 years. Aerospan, with it's unique built-in spacer, was launched in April 2014.2,3
When can I take my child off Aerospan?
You should speak to your doctor before making any changes to how your child's asthma is managed.
What are the most common side effects associated with Aerospan?
- Sore throat (pharyngitis)1
- Runny nose (rhinitis)1
- Increased cough1
Talk to your doctor about any side effect that doesn't go away.
References: 1. Aerospan [package insert]. Somerset, NJ: Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2015. 2. FundingUniverse. Forest Laboratories, Inc. History. http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/forest-laboratories-inc-history/. Accessed April 27, 2016. 3. Acton Pharmaceuticals announces US Food and Drug Administration approval for AEROSPAN® (flunisolide HFA, 80 mcg) Inhalation Aerosol for asthma. Business Wire. September 20, 2012. http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120920005311/en/Acton-Pharmaceuticals-Announces-U.S.-Food-Drug- Administration#.Vcq4EUUc9UU. Accessed April 27, 2016.