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question re Advair - You know how the discus form of Advair

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question re Advair - You know how the discus form of Advair has to be protected from humidity so that the medicine doesn't go bad? My question - does the HFA form of Advair also have to be kept away from humidity? Can I keep my Advair HFA in the bathroom? I prefer to keep it there so I remember to take it when I brush my teeth, and can immediately swish out my mouth. Thanks for info.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.

mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

mysticdoc :

Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

mysticdoc :

Yes Advair HFA needs to be kept away from moisture as well.

mysticdoc :

You can keep the HFA in the moisture protective pouch.

mysticdoc :

You can then keep the pouch in the bathroom.

mysticdoc :

That should be fine.

mysticdoc :

Only if you keep in a moisture protective pouch, then bathroom is fine, otherwise not.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
So the bathroom's no good, eh? Bummer.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
mysticdoc : Yes Advair HFA needs to be kept away from moisture as well.
mysticdoc : You can keep the HFA in the moisture protective pouch.
mysticdoc : You can then keep the pouch in the bathroom.
mysticdoc : That should be fine.
mysticdoc : Only if you keep in a moisture protective pouch, then bathroom is fine, otherwise not.
mysticdoc : Best wishes
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Like a Ziploc sandwich baggie?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
No, the bag should contain a dry packet like a moisture absorber also.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I can do that. I still have the desiccant pack from the pharmacy box. THANKS!!!!