Flovent HFA and Flovent Diskus: Discontinued


ASA Patients:

Please be advised that effective 1/1/2024, Flovent HFA and Flovent Diskus, manufactured by Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK), have been discontinued. As part of this process, GSK is making an “authorized generic” which is the exact same medicine with the same dosing but without the branding. Fluticasone propionate inhalation aerosol is the name of the authorized generic version of Flovent HFA (inhaler).  Fluticasone propionate inhalation powder is the name of the authorized generic version of Flovent Diskus.  Patients should check with their insurance company to determine if the replacements are covered under their plan.  A list of other alternatives to Flovent that patients may inquire about include:

Alvesco HFA

ArmonAir Digihaler

Arnuity Ellipta

Asmanex HFA

Asmanex Twisthaler

Fluticasone Propionate Diskus Inhalation Powder

Fluticasone Propionate HFA

Pulmicort Flexhaler

Pulmicort Respules

QVAR Redihaler

Once the patient identifies an alternative medication covered under their insurance plan, please call us at (210) 616-0882 to request a new prescription.  

It is important to continue your asthma or EoE treatment.  If you are unable to identify an alternative medication, call us for further assistance.

January 19,2024 / by allergysa