How do you use SERETIDE accuhaler?

How do you use SERETIDE accuhaler?

How to use an accuhaler

  1. Hold the accuhaler with one hand and place thumb of other on the thumb grip.
  2. Slide the lever down until it clicks.
  3. Breathe out gently away from the mouthpiece.
  4. Place mouth over the mouthpiece and breathe in deeply and steadily through your mouth.

How do I use accuhaler 250 50 SERETIDE?

Seretide 50 mcg/250 mcg Accuhaler 60’s is for inhalation only. Take Seretide 50 mcg/250 mcg Accuhaler 60’s by inhaling the number of puffs as advised by your doctor. Your doctor will recommend you how often you take Seretide 50 mcg/250 mcg Accuhaler 60’s based on your medical condition.

How do you use SERETIDE evohaler?

Hold the inhaler upright with your thumb on the base, below the mouthpiece. Breathe out as far as is comfortable. Hold your breath, take the inhaler from your mouth and your finger from the top of the inhaler. Continue holding your breath a few seconds, or as long as is comfortable.

How much SERETIDE should I use?

The usual dose is two puffs from your inhaler twice a day. Children 4 years and older: The usual dose is two puffs from your SERETIDE MDI 50/25 (50 micrograms of fluticasone propionate and 25 micrograms of salmeterol) twice a day.

How do you use accuhaler 50 500 SERETIDE?

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.

Is SERETIDE a preventer or reliever?

Seretide is normally referred to as a ‘preventer’ or ‘controller’ inhaler as it helps to prevent symptoms such as breathlessness in asthma and COPD. It can also help to reduce the chances of having an asthma attack.

What are the side effects of SERETIDE accuhaler?

Common side effects occurring in more than 1% of patients prescribed Seretide accuhaler include:

  • Hoarseness.
  • Headache.
  • Soreness of the throat or tongue.
  • Muscle cramps.
  • Increase in heart rate.

What is SERETIDE evohaler?

A standard inhaler designed for people with moderate to severe asthma. Used regularly and correctly, Seretide Evohaler can ease asthma symptoms and prevent asthma attacks.

Is SERETIDE a reliever or preventer?

Seretide is prescribed for people whose asthma isn’t controlled by using a regular preventer inhaler (a corticosteroid) with a reliever inhaler (eg salbutamol) used when needed to open the airways. Seretide doesn’t cure asthma – it’s used to help manage and control your asthma.

When do you take SERETIDE inhaler?

SERETIDE is indicated for the regular treatment of asthma (Reversible Obstructive Airways Disease) in adults, adolescents and children aged 4 years and over, where use of a combination product (bronchodilator and inhaled corticosteroid) is appropriate.