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Quikhale SF 250 HFA Based Inhaler


Overview

Quikhale SF Inhaler side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Fungal infections in the mouth
  • Headache
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Quikhale SF Inhaler

Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.

How Quikhale SF Inhaler works

Quikhale SF 250 HFA Based Inhaler is a combination of two medicines: Salmeterol and Fluticasone Propionate. Salmeterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Fluticasone Propionate is a steroid. It works by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Quikhale SF Inhaler related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Quikhale SF 250 HFA Based Inhaler may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Quikhale SF 250 HFA Based Inhaler is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Quikhale SF 250 HFA Based Inhaler is a combination of two medicines that opens the airways and makes it easier to breathe.
  • This medicine is for inhalation only. The tablet should not be swallowed.
  • It should be taken at the same time each day.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
  • Take the first dose of this medicine under medical supervision as it may cause wheezing or tightening of the airways (bronchospasm) immediately after using.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your  blood potassium level as low oxygen level in the blood (hypoxia) and medicines such as Quikhale SF 250 HFA Based Inhaler can lower blood potassium level.
  • Only miniscule amounts of Quikhale SF 250 HFA Based Inhaler may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Quikhale SF

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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Quikhale SF when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Quikhale SF. If you stop taking Quikhale SF, your symptoms may come back and may lead to serious complications. Take your medicine as advised by your doctor.

Q. Will Quikhale SF be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If symptoms are not getting relieved by the recommended doses, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Quikhale SF?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Quikhale SF prescribed for?

Quikhale SF is prescribed to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma. The symptoms may include wheezing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.

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References
  1. Mayo Clinic. Fluticasone And Salmeterol (Inhalation Route). [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedlinePlus. Fluticasone and Salmeterol Oral Inhalation. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Fluticasone propionate/formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Cambridge, UK: Bard Pharmaceuticals Limited; 2018. [Accessed 24 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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