What does Seretide inhaler contain?

What does Seretide inhaler contain?

Seretide Evohaler 25 microgram/250 microgram per metered dose pressurised inhalation, suspension. Each metered dose (ex valve) contains: 25 micrograms of salmeterol (as salmeterol xinafoate) and 50, 125 or 250 micrograms of fluticasone propionate.

Does Seretide contain lactose?

Seretide contains lactose monohydrate up to 12.5 milligram /dose. This amount does not normally cause problems in lactose intolerant people. The excipient lactose contains small amounts of milk proteins, which may cause allergic reactions.

Does Seretide have side effects?

Common side effects occurring in more than 1% of patients prescribed Seretide accuhaler include: Hoarseness. Headache. Soreness of the throat or tongue.

Which ADR can occur with use of Seretide?

Serious asthma-related adverse events and exacerbations may occur during treatment with Seretide. Patients should be asked to continue treatment but to seek medical advice if asthma symptoms remain uncontrolled or worsen after initiation on Seretide.

Can I use Seretide and Ventolin together?

The medicine in the Ventolin or Seretide inhalers hasn’t been affected. So, it won’t have harmed you to have been taking them, other than not getting the right dose of medicine you need.

Is there an alternative to Seretide?

Mylan has launched the first bioequivalent alternative to GlaxoSmithKline’s Seretide Evohaler (salmeterol xinafoate/fluticasone propionate) under the brand name Sirdupla in the UK. Sirdupla is a pressurised metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) and is indicated to help treat or prevent symptoms of asthma in adults.

Is Seretide 250 for severe asthma?

Seretide 25 micrograms/50 micrograms strength is not appropriate in adults and children with severe asthma; it is recommended to establish the appropriate dosage of inhaled corticosteroid before any fixed-combination can be used in patients with severe asthma.

Which is better Symbicort or Seretide?

According to the UK drug giant, Symbicort single-inhaler therapy not only offers a more effective treatment option than Seretide but, as it requires fewer inhalers, it is also simpler for patients to use, potentially boosting compliance.

Which is the active ingredient in Serevent Diskus?

ASTHMA-RELATED DEATH Long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonists (LABA), such as salmeterol, the active ingredient in SEREVENTĀ® DISKUSĀ®, increase the risk of asthma-related death.

What are the active ingredients in Seretide accuhaler?

DESCRIPTION Seretide Accuhaler and Seretide Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) contain the active ingredients fluticasone propionate and salmeterol xinafoate. Fluticasone propionate is a white to off-white powder.

How much salmeterol does Serevent Diskus deliver?

Under standardized in vitro test conditions, SEREVENT DISKUS delivers 47 mcg of salmeterol base per blister when tested at a flow rate of 60 L/min for 2 seconds.

How often should you take Serevent Diskus tablets?

Follow your doctor’s instructions about tapering your dose. Do not try to clean or take apart the Diskus device. Throw it away 6 weeks after you have taken it out of the foil pouch, or if the dose indicator shows a zero, whichever comes first. Each Diskus device contains 60 doses. Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and sunlight.