Overview

Seretide Inhaler is used for Asthma, Shortness of breath, Coughing, Lung diseases, Bronchospasm, Breathlessness during exercise, Seasonal and year-round allergic, Stuffy/runny nose, Itching and sneezing, Itchy and watery eyes and other conditions. Seretide Inhaler may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Seretide Inhaler contains Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol as active ingredients.
Seretide Inhaler works by relaxing and opening the air passages in the lungs; preventing the release of the inflammation and allergies causing substances in the body;
Detailed information related to Seretide Inhaler's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Seretide Inhaler is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Seretide Inhaler. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Precautions

Before using Seretide Inhaler, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Breathing problem
  • Chest or lung infection
  • Consult a doctor if you are allergic to it
  • Consult a doctor if you have arrhythmias, hyperthyroidism, hypertension or myocardial insufficiency
  • Do not inhale a double dose
  • Do not suddenly stop using drug
  • Do not try to use a spacer device
  • Do not use during an attack of asthma or COPD
  • Liver disease
  • Pregnancy

Interactions with Seretide Inhaler

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Seretide Inhaler may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Seretide Inhaler may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Albuterol
  • Amoxicillin
  • Amprenavir
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Boceprevir
  • Brimonidine
  • Carteolol
  • Cetirizine
  • Cholecalciferol

When not to use Seretide Inhaler

Hypersensitivity to Seretide Inhaler is a contraindication. In addition, Seretide Inhaler should not be used if you have the following conditions:

Composition and Active Ingredients

Seretide Inhaler is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Seretide Inhaler is available in the following packages and strengths
Seretide Inhaler - Packages: 25mcg + 125mcg inhalation in Canister with dose counter x 120 actuations, 25mcg + 250mcg inhalation in Canister with dose counter x 120 actuations, 25mcg + 125mcg metered dose inhaler in Canister with dose counter x 60 acuation and 120 actuation, 25 + 50mcg metered dose inhaler in Canister with dose counter x 60 acuation and 120 actuation, 25 + 250mcg metered dose inhaler in Canister with dose counter x 60 acuation and 120 actuation, 25mcg + 50mcg inhalation in Canister with dose counter x 120 actuations

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Seretide Inhaler safe to use when pregnant?
    • Salmeterol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Fluticasone Propionate: No
  • Is Seretide Inhaler safe while breastfeeding?
    • Salmeterol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Fluticasone Propionate: No
  • Can Seretide Inhaler be used for asthma and shortness of breath?
    Yes, asthma and shortness of breath are among the most common reported uses for Seretide Inhaler. Please do not use Seretide Inhaler for asthma and shortness of breath without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Seretide Inhaler.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Seretide Inhaler?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported twice a day and once a day as the most common frequency of using Seretide Inhaler. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Seretide Inhaler. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Seretide Inhaler.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Seretide Inhaler medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Seretide Inhaler. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Seretide Inhaler

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Seretide Inhaler

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Seretide Inhaler, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Seretide Inhaler

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Seretide Inhaler.

Expired Seretide Inhaler

  • Taking a single dose of expired Seretide Inhaler is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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This page was last updated on 1/24/2018.
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