Active ingredients: fluticasone propionate + salmeterol
What it is used for
For the regular treatment of asthma where the use of a combination product of fluticasone propionate 500 microgram and salmeterol 50 microgram is appropriate (see PRECAUTIONS). This may include: Patients on effective maintenance doses of long-acting beta2-agonists and high-dose inhaled corticosteroids Patients who are symptomatic on current inhaled high-dose 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. AirFluSal Forspiro 500/50 powder for inhalation is not indicated for the initiation of bronchodilator therapy in COPD. Note that Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) dosage form can be available from other products.
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: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
An inhalation device in moulded plastic, with a dose counter indicating 60 doses.
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.