Seretide Diskus 50 mcg / 250 mcg
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|Generic For||Advair Diskus|
|Generic Name||Fluticasone and Salmeterol Inhalation Powder, pre-dispensed BP|
The combination drug Seretide diskus 50mcg/250mcg preparation containing Salmeterol Xinafoate and fluticasone propionate is an effective medication that provides symptomatic relief and prevents Asthma, Chronic bronchitis, and chronic disorders of pulmonary glands. This drug is used for controlling and preventing the symptoms caused by asthma like wheezing and shortness of breath. Fluticasone is a corticosteroid while Salmeterol is a long acting beta antagonist. It prevents the asthma attack for asthma sufferers and decreases the inflammation in the lungs by releasing the chemicals that opens the constricted tubes. This combination drug is a preventive medicine and is not effective when asthma attack has already begun.
Avoid interactions with people who have infectious diseases like flu, measles, and chicken pox. The apt dosage and prescription are based on the information given by the patient and the condition being treated. Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine. Do not load the capsule until you are ready to take a dose. It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, so be cautious while driving.
Some common side effects Seretide diskus 50mcg/250mcg are palpitation, restlessness, ankle, edema, urticaria, hypotension, mild tremors, nausea, nose bleeding, dizziness, weakness, tiredness, and sweating.
The directions to use the diskus are as follows:
- Hold the Diskus near your mouth
- Push the thumb grip away, until a click is heard
- Hold the mouthpiece of diskus near your mouth
- Slide lever away until it clicks
- Breathe out away from the device
- Suck steadily and deeply from the mouthpiece
- Remove the diskus from the mouth and hold on the breath for ten seconds
- Breathe out slowly and remove it
- Wait for thirty seconds before repeating the process again
It would be best for you to take medicine at the same time each day. It also lowers the chances of missing a dose. You should take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Try to take the dose at the same time each day; this will reduce the chances of a missed dose. Generally, one or two puffs from your Diskus are effective in relieving you from the symptoms. Never take a dose more or less than the prescribed one. You can take the drug according to two conditions:
During Night: if you have night-time symptoms
During Day: if you have daytime symptoms
This Diskus should not be used to treat a sudden attack of breathlessness. You will need a different kind of medicine called a 'reliever' which your doctor will have told you to take.