Seretide Diskus 100 mcg / 50 mcg (60 Doses)
Fluticasone and Salmeterol 100mcg/50mcg
|Generic For||Advair Diskus|
|Strength||100 mcg / 50 mcg|
|Generic Name||Fluticasone and Salmeterol Inhalation Powder, pre-dispensed BP|
Seretide Diskus 100/50 mcg
Seretide Diskus 100/50 mcg combines an inhaled corticosteroid drug, fluticasone propionate, and long-acting beta-agonist medicine salmeterol. It is indicated for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The combination drug is used twice daily in the long term to control asthma symptoms and prevent wheezing in children (4 years and older and adults).
How to use Seretide Diskus 100/50 mcg
Do not Seretide Diskus 100/50 mcg unless your doctor has prescribed you how to use the inhaler and you understand how to use it correctly. Use it exactly as your doctor has instructed you. Your doctor will tell you how often you need to use Seretide Diskus. The effect of this medicine may be noticeable after a few days but will only reach its maximum effects after a few weeks of regular usage. For best results, these medicines must be used regularly, so continue to take them even if you do not have any symptoms. Sudden discontinuation may make your asthma or chronic pulmonary disorder worse. The drug should not be used to relieve sudden asthma attacks. Unless your doctor advises, it should not be used with your first asthma medicine. It is only used when a regular inhaled corticosteroid medicine and a fast-acting reliever medicine such as salbutamol are not adequately helping to ease your breathing problems.
What are the Precautions (warning, allergy, things to remember)?
Please do not use a Seretide Diskus 100/50 mcg) unless you get the prescription and understand how to use it correctly. Do not use more than the prescribed amount. Your doctor will recommend the correct dose to take each day. If you have any doubt regarding the usage of this medicine, please ask your doctor. If you take much of this medicine, talk to your doctor or visit your nearest health care centre.
Do not use a Seretide Diskus for a condition that was not prescribed. Do not give this medicine to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. Ask your doctor if it is safe to use this medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Before using it, you should inform your doctor if you have a kidney or liver disorder so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.
It is unknown whether the inhaler drug is safe and effective in children younger than twelve years ago.
What are the Side effects of Seritide Diskus 100/50 mcg?
The most common side effects of Seretide Diskus are nausea, respiratory tract infections, headache, sore throat, musculoskeletal pain, fungal infections in the mouth, vomiting, and increased heart rate. If you get any of these side effects, do not stop using the inhaler, but speak to your doctor. Some of these symptoms can be easily prevented by rinsing your mouth and throat with water or brushing your teeth after a few minutes of using this medicine. There are other rare side effects associated with the use of this asthma medicine. Speak to your doctor if you are concerned about them. Try to avoid situations and triggers that make your asthma worse. Also, do not smoke.