Seretide contains two ingredients: fluticasone and salmeterol. Fluticasone is a steroid, steroids are used to help reduce inflammation. Salmeterol is a long-acting beta agonists which helps relax the air passages in the lungs. The combination of these two ingredients helps in the treatment of asthma and COPD.
Used for treating: asthma and COPD.
Active ingredients: salmeterol and fluticasone propionate.
Effect: easier breathing, less swelling and irritation in the lungs.
Seretide helps to prevent asthma attacks when you use it regularly every day, even when you think your asthma is under control. It will not give you relief once an asthma attack has started, then you must use your fast-acting reliever inhaler to relieve an attack of breathlessness or asthma.
Contraindications for the use of Seretide inhaler
You may not use Seretide when you
are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
have cardiovascular problems
have heart or liver problems
have metabolic problems or have risk factors for developing certain types of metabolic problems
have or have had diabetes
When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, a physician must determine whether the use of Seretide is suitable for you.
Interactions with Seretide
Medications as listed here may interact with Seretide
cytochrome P450 enzyme inhibitors
You must always take care to include any medications you use on the medical questionnaire when you order with Medix24 so it can be determined whether you may use them in combination with Seretide.
Side effects of Seretide
As with all medications, the use of Seretide may cause side effects. These include, but are not limited to, the following: