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Seretide Diskus 500 (Salmeterol/Fluticasona) - 50mcg/500mcg (60 does)

Seretide Diskus 500 (Salmeterol/Fluticasona) - 50mcg/500mcg (60 does)

Seretide Diskus 500 (Salmeterol/Fluticasona) - 50mcg/500mcg (60 does)
Brand Name: Seretide Diskus 500
Generic Name: Salmeterol/Fluticasona
Form: Spray
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What is Seretide Diskus 500?
The Seretide Diskus contains the 2 active ingredients salmeterol and fluticasone and is considered a corticosteroid. It can open the airways in the lungs and prevent the production of certain natural substances that cause inflammation and irritation to allow for easier breathing. The drugs, when used regularly are used to treat and control symptoms caused by asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD). The diskus is a long term treatment and should not be used to during an asthma attack.

How is Seretide Diskus 500 used?
The Seretide Diskus is usually used twice daily in 12 hour intervals or as prescribed by a doctor. Dosage will depend on the condition being treated and the patientís reaction to the medication, contact a doctor for correct dosage. To administer the spray, the diskus should be in a flat and level position or as directed by a doctor. It is normal that not all patients will be able to feel or taste the drug when they inhale the medication. To prevent oral thrush, it is highly recommended to rinse and gargle with water after each use of the diskus before spitting the water out.

Adverse effects
The Seretide Diskus may cause unwanted side effects such as:

  • Upset stomach
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Throat irritation
  • Vomiting
  • Hoarseness
  • Diarrhea<

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:

  • White patches or sores inside mouth
  • Bronchospasms
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle cramps
  • Tremors
  • Signs of infection
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Mental or mood changes
  • Worsening of symptoms

Warnings
Keep track of the number of doses administered as the diskus will need to be replaced after 60 doses.

Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Seretide Diskus 500 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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Our price: $100.00
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