Advair Diskus (Fluticasone-salmeterol)

Drug Information: Indications, Side Effects, Warnings

Category: Respiratory Tract, Asthma

Advair Diskus 25mg

Generic Advair Diskus is used for long-term treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in certain patients.

Generic Advair Diskus is a combination drug for inhalation use, antiasthmatic, bronchodilatory, anti-inflammatory agent. Seretide action due to the properties of the active components. Salmeterol prevents bronchospasm. The drug improves lung function, suppresses inflammation and prevents acute bronchospasm. Drug acts locally in the lung tissue.

Systemic absorption occurs mainly through the lungs, and in the beginning it faster, but then slows down.

This applies to the basic treatment of diseases associated with reversible obstructive airway.

The medicine is only for inhalation. Course duration and dose of Seretide mast be determined by the physician.
Patients should be warned that Seretide should be used regularly, even in the absence of symptoms.

During treatment, patients should be monitored regularly by a doctor in order to select the optimal dose.

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Contraindications:

idiosyncrasy (including a history of hypersensitivity) components Seretide;
Children under 4 years old.
Seretide used with caution:
fungal, viral or bacterial infections of the respiratory system, including pulmonary tuberculosis;
hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism;
pheochromocytoma;
diabetes;
uncontrolled hypokalemia;
idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis;
uncontrolled hypertension;
arrhythmias, prolonged QT interval on the electrocardiogram;
coronary heart disease, angina (coronary heart disease);
hypoxia of different genesis;
cataract, glaucoma;
osteoporosis;
pregnancy, breast-feeding.

Pregnancy and lactation:

Use only under medical supervision

Side effects:

Cardio-vascular system: palpitations, headache (were transient in nature or severity decreased against the backdrop of regular treatment); rarely (in predisposed patients) — cardiac arrhythmia (including atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, extrasystoles).
Allergic reactions: rash, angioedema.
Other: tremor, nervousness, arthralgia, nausea; in rare cases — muscle cramps. There are cases of irritation of the mucous membranes of the oropharynx, change of taste (dysgeusia).

 

The respiratory system: hoarseness, candidiasis of the oral cavity and pharynx, paradoxical bronchospasm.
Other: in some cases — allergic skin reactions, respiratory symptoms (mainly bronchospasm).
Theoretically may develop systemic reactions, including adrenal suppression, growth retardation in children and adolescents, decrease in bone mineral density, cataract and glaucoma.

 

Special instructions and precautions:

Treatment of asthma should be staged; the physician should monitor the patient’s clinical response to treatment and lung function.

 

Consult your doctor if you are sick:

Pulmonary tuberculosis, fungal, viral or bacterial infections of the respiratory system, hyperthyroidism, pheochromocytoma, diabetes, uncontrolled hypokalemia, IGSS, uncontrolled hypertension, arrhythmia, QT prolongation in the EKG, hypoxia of different genesis, cataract, glaucoma, hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, pregnancy, lactation.

Dosage and dose.

Inhalation. The physician should determine the initial dose for you. Usually, the patient must have two inhalations twice a day.

Overdose.

Symptoms: tremor, headache, tachycardia, suppression of adrenal function.

Storage conditions:

Store at temperatures not exceeding 30 ° C. Do not freeze, do not expose to direct sunlight.
Shelf life: 2 years.

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