Side Effects of Seretide are Nausea, Vomiting, Respiratory tract infection, Fungal infection of mouth, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Sore throat, Cough, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Increased heart rate.
Salmeterol + Fluticasone Propionate is a combination of two medicines: Salmeterol + Fluticasone Propionate1 and Salmeterol + Fluticasone Propionate2. Salmeterol + Fluticasone Propionate1 is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Salmeterol + Fluticasone Propionate2 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.
Q. Can I stop taking Seretide 50mcg/250mcg Accuhaler when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Seretide 50mcg/250mcg Accuhaler. If you stop taking Seretide 50mcg/250mcg Accuhaler, your symptoms may come back and may lead to serious complications. Take your medicine as advised by your doctor.
Q. Will Seretide 50mcg/250mcg Accuhaler 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 Seretide 50mcg/250mcg Accuhaler?
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 Seretide 50mcg/250mcg Accuhaler prescribed for?
Seretide 50mcg/250mcg Accuhaler is prescribed to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma. The symptoms may include wheezing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.