(generic name: Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol)
Advair is the brand name of a drug that contains Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol.
Fluticasone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Salmeterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing.
Fluticasone and salmeterol inhalation is used to prevent asthma attacks. It is used only to prevent asthma attacks, not to treat an attack already in progress. It will not work fast enough to give relief during an attack. Fluticasone and salmeterol inhalation is also used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with chronic bronchitis.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and use the next one as directed. Do not use a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of a salmeterol and fluticasone overdose may include angina or chest pain, irregular or rapid heartbeats, seizures, tremor, weakness, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
What are the possible side effects of fluticasone and salmeterol inhalation?
Serious side effects from fluticasone and salmeterol inhalation are not likely to occur.
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop using fluticasone and salmeterol inhalation and seek emergency medical attention or notify your doctor immediately:
an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
chest pain or irregular heartbeats;
numbness, tingling, or pain;
a rash or unexplained open sores or bruising;
worsening breathing or asthma symptoms.
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take fluticasone and salmeterol inhalation and talk to your doctor if you experience:
dry mouth, nose, or throat after use;
yeast (or another) infection in the mouth or throat (white patches);
hoarseness or deepening of the voice, cough, or sore throat;
nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea;
dizziness, headache, tremor, or nervousness.
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
Where to buy Advair diskus?
Advair is a prescription drug, and as such it can't be sold over the counter. However, there are a few legal online pharmacies where you can buy it. If you are from Europe, we suggest you 121doc, as they are certified online pharmacy which you can trust.
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