What is Advair Inhaler?
Advair is a brand-name inhaler used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It contains fluticasone and salmeterol, which are indicated to help manage symptoms of asthma or COPD. It may be available in both brand-name and generic versions. It comes as a Seretide Accuhaler in strengths of 100/50, 250/50, and 500/50. It also comes as a metered dose inhaler (MDI) in strengths of 50/25, 125/25, and 250/25.
Advair Inhaler Information
Advair is recommended to be administered at the lowest effective dose, which will be determined by a healthcare provider. Typically, it is administered as an inhaled dose twice daily. Each inhalation contains 25 mcg of fluticasone propionate and 50 mcg of salmeterol xinafoate. Because this is a maintenance inhaler, it should be used every day. it is not meant to be used as a rescue inhaler.
Asthma and COPD are respiratory conditions that are often characterized by the constriction and inflammation of the lungs and airways. These conditions can cause symptoms like wheezing, tightness in the chest, and trouble breathing.
Asthma and COPD are chronic conditions that require maintenance treatment. Seretide contains an inhaled corticosteroid called fluticasone and a bronchodilator called salmeterol that helps reduce inflammation and relax the airways for easier breathing.
Advair is used as a maintenance inhaler for asthma and COPD. It is prescribed to be used daily in order to manage and control symptoms. Using this medication daily can also help prevent acute COPD or asthma attacks.
It is not prescribed as a rescue inhaler. It may be prescribed along with a rescue inhaler, such as albuterol, which treats acute symptoms of asthma or COPD.
Tell your doctor if you have had a history of oral thrush (fungal infection in the mouth), tuberculosis, diabetes, thyroid problems, high blood pressure, heart problems, or low potassium levels before treatment.
You should also tell your doctor about any medications you take, including beta-blockers, ketoconazole, and ritonavir. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding or pregnant before starting treatment.
Always read and understand the medication guide provided with the product before you begin taking Seretide. When you buy Advair Inhaler online from Your Canada Drug Store, we always send the products in the manufacturer’s packaging.
If symptoms of asthma or COPD worsen while using Seretide, immediately stop using it and consult a healthcare provider. Using this may increase the risk of bacterial and fungal infections. Rinse your mouth with water without swallowing after use to avoid thrush.
Call your healthcare provider if you experience infections after use. Growth may be slowed in children.
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction to the medicine found in serevent. Allergic reactions can cause symptoms such as swelling of the face, severe rash, and trouble breathing. This may increase the chance of experiencing pneumonia.
- Soreness in the ear, nose and throat
- Joint pain
- Muscle pain
- Increased heart rate
- upper respiratory tract infection
Report side effects to your doctor. If you find them unmanageable, call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. We also have a pharmacist that can provide counselling when you buy Advair Inhaler online.
Advair Inhaler FAQs
Advair Inhaler is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. A generic version has been approved. However, it may not yet be available commercially.
Advair Inhaler may cause the throat to become sore as a side effect. After administering a dose, some people find that their voice becomes hoarse. This might be prevented or managed by rinsing the mouth with water after each use.
Advair and Symbicort both contain an inhaled corticosteroid and a long-acting beta agonist (LABA). However, Seretide contains fluticasone and salmeterol while Symbicort contains budesonide and formoterol. The best medication is the one that works for you depending on factors such as cost, potential side effects, and response to treatment. Consult a healthcare provider on the best treatment for you.
Advair Inhaler is generally safe to use while pregnant since the medication is not extensively absorbed into the bloodstream. Still, this medication should only be used if the benefits outweigh the risks. Consult a healthcare provider to determine whether it is safe while pregnant.
Advair Inhaler is used to treat and manage asthma symptoms. In rare cases, it can cause paradoxical bronchospasm. If you notice increased wheezing right after your dose, seek medical attention. In these cases, the use of it should be discontinued. Another inhaler may be recommended instead.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the medical advice provided by a certified medical professional. You require your doctor's approval prior to buying or using prescription drugs sold here. We do have a pharmacist on staff if your doctor is unavailable to provide medical advice when you buy Advair Inhaler online. Do not use the information here to ignore or contradict advice provided by a licensed medical professional. Always seek medical advice if you have any questions or concerns about this medication.