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.,For the symptomatic treatment of patients with severe COPD (FEV1 less than 50 precent predicted normal) and a history of repeated exacerbations who have significant symptoms despite regular beta-2 agonist bronchodilator therapy. Fluticasone propionate/salmeterol (125 microgram/25 microgram and 250 microgram/25 microgram) is not indicated for the initiation of bronchodilator therapy in COPD.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Inhalation.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from direct sunlight
- Protect from Frost
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on September 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
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