Seroflo 500 Rotacap

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Overview

Uses of Seroflo Rotacap

Seroflo 500 Rotacap is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Seroflo Rotacap 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 Seroflo Rotacap

Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How Seroflo Rotacap works

Seroflo 500 Rotacap 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.

Seroflo Rotacap related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Seroflo 500 Rotacap may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Seroflo 500 Rotacap 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Seroflo 500 Rotacap 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 Seroflo 500 Rotacap can lower blood potassium level.
  • Only miniscule amounts of Seroflo 500 Rotacap may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.

Patient Concerns

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CHILD IS SUFFERING FROM ASTHAMA AND TAKES LEVOLIN AND BEUDICORT WHEN NEEDED. SEROFLO INHALER AND MONTAIR TAB. WHAT IS THE PERMANENT TREATMENT. PLZ SUGGEST
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Get vaccinated for influenza and pneumonia. Staying current with vaccinations can prevent flu and pneumonia from triggering asthma flare-ups. Identify and avoid asthma triggers. A number of outdoor allergens and irritants ? ranging from pollen and mold to cold air and air pollution ? can trigger asthma attacks. Find out what causes or worsens your asthma, and take steps to avoid those triggers. Know your asthma triggers and minimize contact with them. Monitor your breathing. You may learn to recognize warning signs of an impending attack, such as slight coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath. But because your lung function may decrease before you notice any signs or symptoms, regularly measure and record your peak airflow with a home peak flow meter. Take your medication as prescribed. Just because your asthma seems to be improving, don't change anything without first talking to your doctor. It's a good idea to bring your medications with you to each doctor visit, so your doctor can double-check that you're using your medications correctly and taking the right dose.?If your child seems to have asthma that's triggered by allergies, the doctor may want to do allergy skin testing. During a skin test, the skin is pricked with extracts of common allergy-causing substances, such as animal dander, mold or dust mites, and observed for signs of an allergic reaction
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FAQs

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

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

Q. Will Seroflo 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 Seroflo?

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 Seroflo prescribed for?

Seroflo 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 22nd Jun 2018.
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