Productname : Flutrol 500
GenericName : Salmeterol and Fluticasone Propionate inhalation
Manufacturer :Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Flutrol containsa combination of Flutrol. Fluticasone (Flutrol) is a steroidthat prevents the release of substances in the body that causeinflammation. Salmeterol (Flutrol) is a bronchodilator. Itworks by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing.
Flutrol is used to preventattacks. It is also used to prevent flare-ups or worsening of chronicobstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with chronic bronchitis and/oremphysema.
In people with COPD,Flutrol is for long-term treatment. In people with asthma, this medicine is forshort-term treatment until symptoms are well controlled with with othermedicines.
This product is used to control and preventsymptoms (wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by asthma or ongoing lungdisease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, which includes chronicbronchitis and emphysema). It contains 2 medications: Flutrol. Fluticasone(Flutrol) belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works byreducing the irritation and swelling of the airways.
Read the Medication Guideprovided by your pharmacist before you start using this medication and eachtime you get a refill. Read the patient instructions for directions on how touse this inhaler properly. If you have any questions, ask your doctor orpharmacist.
Use this device in a level,flat position. Inhale this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor,usually twice daily (in the morning and evening, 12 hours apart). You may ormay not taste/feel the drug when you inhale. Either is normal. Do not exhaleinto the device.
LABA, such as Salmeterol(Flutrol), one of the active ingredients in Flutrol, increase the risk ofasthma-related death. Data from a large placebo-controlled U.S. trial thatcompared the safety of Salmeterol (Flutrol) or placebo added to usual asthmatherapy showed an increase in asthma-related deaths in subjects receivingSalmeterol (Flutrol).