Active ingredients: fluticasone propionate + salmeterol
What it is used for
For the regular treatment of asthma, where the use of a combination product is appropriate. This may include:,*Patients on effective maintenance doses of long-acting beta-2-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids.,*Patients who are symptomatic on current inhaled corticosteroid therapy.,*Initiation of maintenance therapy in those patients with moderate persistent asthma not adequately controlled on "as needed" reliever medication, and who have moderate/severe airway limitation and daily symptoms requiring medication every day (see CLINICAL TRIALS).,For the symptomatic treatment of patients with severe COPD (FEV1<50% predicted normal) and a history of repeated exacerbations who have significant symptoms despite regular beta-2 agonist bronchodilator therapy. Airzate is not indicated for the initiation of bronchodilator therapy in COPD.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Inhalation
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from direct sunlight
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Actuator & metal can with concave base fitted with a metering valve and a plastic dose counter. The canister contains a white to off-white suspension. The internal surfaces of the can & the valve are free from obvious defects.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient fluticasone propionate + salmeterol
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems