WHAT IS THIS MEDICATION FOR?
Seroflo Rotacap 100mcg is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist synthetic glucocorticoid, prescribed for preventing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It reduces inflammatory reactions in the airways. Topical: Topical preparation is used for certain types of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis. It widens the airways in the lungs, which help in easy breathing.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Fluticasone stops or lowers irritation and swelling. It lowers or stops the bodys reaction to the allergen. Salmeterol works in the airways to calm the muscles and help the flow of oxygen.
HOW TO USE?
Fluticasone Propionate: Asthma- Adult- Dose is based on asthma severity. The recommended dose is 1 inhalation twice daily. The maximum recommended dosage is 50050 twice daily. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease- The recommended dose is 1 inhalation (25050) twice daily. Skin Inflammation: Cream, Lotion, and Ointment- Apply as directed by your physician. It comes as an aerosol to inhale by mouth. It also comes as a cream, lotion and ointment to apply over the affected area.
Salmeterol: It comes as powder for inhalation; inhale as directed by your physician. Adult: Inhalation- Chronic asthma; COPD As metered-dose aerosol or dry powder inhalation: 50 mcg twice daily, up to 100 mcg twice daily if needed.
Skin Irritation. Headache. Nervous and excitable. Muscle pain. Dry mouth. Cough. Throat irritation.
WHAT TO DO IF I MISS A DOSE?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug.
If you have an allergy to fluticasone or salmeterol or any other part of this drug. If you have an allergy to formaldehyde. If you are allergic to milk, talk with the doctor. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had including telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a skin infection. If you are having a breathing attack. If you are not using other asthma drugs. This drug must be used with a long-term asthma-control drug like a breathed in steroid.
WHEN DO I NEED TO SEEK MEDICAL HELP?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad skin irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse. If you are not able to get the breathing attack under control. Get help right away. Peak flow measurement low. Use of short-acting puffer (inhaler) more often. Chest pain or pressure or a fast heartbeat. Trouble breathing. Very nervous and excitable. Very bad muscle pain.
CAN I TAKE IT WITH OTHER MEDICINES?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. Taking them together can cause bad side effects. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
HOW TO STORE:
Store it in controlled room temperature (4 and 30Â°C), and in an airtight container. Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations, Nasal Decongestants & Other Nasal Preparations, Topical Corticosteroids.