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Brand name: Airzate MDI 250/25 TM

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 beta2-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids.,*Patients who are symptomatic on current inhaled corticosteroid therapy.,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
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Actuator & metal can with concave base fitted with a metering valve and a plastic doese 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 Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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