Fluticasone (Seretide) is used to control and prevent symptoms (such as wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by asthma. It works by reducing swelling (inflammation) of the airways in the lungs to make breathing easier. Controlling symptoms of asthma helps you maintain your normal activities and decreases time lost from work or school. Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids.This medication must be used regularly to be effective. It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden asthma attacks. If an asthma attack occurs, use your quick-relief inhaler (such as albuterol, also called salbutamol in some countries) as prescribed.
Seretide contains two medicines, salmeterol and fluticasone propionate:
The doctor has prescribed this medicine to help prevent breathing problems such as:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Seretide Diskus, at a dose of 50/500 micrograms, reduces the number of flare ups of COPD symptoms.
HOW TO USE SERETIDE
Hold the inhaler upright with your thumb on the base, below the mouthpiece. Breathe out as far as is comfortable. Hold your breath, take the inhaler from your mouth and your finger from the top of the inhaler. Continue holding your breath a few seconds, or as long as is comfortable
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
you may notice your breathing suddenly gets worse after using Seretide. You may be very wheezy and cough. You may also notice itching and swelling (usually of the face, lips, tongue, or throat). If you get these effects or if they happen suddenly after using Seretide, tell your doctor straight away. Allergic reactions to Seretide are uncommon (they affect less than 1 person in 100).
HOW TO STORE SERETIDE
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 30°C.
Do not use Seretide after the expiry date which is stated on the label and
carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.
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