Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate)
What is Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate) used for?
Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate) is an inhalable bronchodilator prescribed for the treatment of who are suffering from asthma. The medication relaxes the airways to allow easier respiration and prevent asthma attacks from occurring. Your doctor may also prescribe it for the treatment of other unlisted conditions. It should be noted that this is not an emergency inhaler and should not be used in the event of an attack. Always keep an emergency inhaler on hand for such a case.
How should I use Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate)?
Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate) is should be used according to your doctor`s instructions and those included with the packaging to get the most effective results from treatment. One dose is normally administered once or twice daily, but your individual instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. To administer the doses gently shake the inhaler to mix its contents, remove the cover, exhale deeply, place your mouth securely on the mouthpiece, and inhale deeply while pressing the canister to draw the medicine into the lungs. Hold your breath for twenty seconds or as long as is comfortable for you to allow the medication to be absorbed. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate)?
The use of Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects possibly requiring immediate medical attention are severe muscle cramps, insomnia, tremors, low potassium levels, high blood sugar levels, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, or deterioration of the symptoms being treated. Inform your doctor as soon as you experience any unusual symptoms to make sure the correct alterations are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop further health problems from occurring.
Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate) should not be used to treat patients who are allergic to salmeterol or who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. You are also suggested to inform your doctor if you have tuberculosis or other chronic health conditions that may cause unexpected health problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Serobid Inhaler (Salmeterol Xinafoate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.