The combination drug preparation containing Salmeterol Xinafoate and fluticasone propionate is an effective medication that provides symptomatic relief and prevents Asthma, Chronic bronchitis and chronic disorders of pulmonary glands.
This drug is used for controlling and preventing the symptoms caused by asthma like wheezing and shortness of breath.
Fluticasone is a corticosteroid while Salmeterol is a long acting beta antagonist. It prevents the asthma attack for asthma sufferers and decreases the inflammation in the lungs by releasing the chemicals that opens up the constricted tubes.
This Rotacaps are preventive medicine and is not effective when asthma attack has already begun.
HOW IT WORKS?
It contains active ingredient Salbutamol in it, which has a relaxing effect on the constricted bronchioles. It is a short acting beta receptor agonist and exerts bronchodilator effects.
It stimulates the beta 2 receptors and relaxes the smooth muscles of all airways from the trachea to the terminal bronchioles.
Along with this, it also stops the production of inflammatory cell mediators that causes constriction. It also increases self clearing mechanism of bronchi.
This ingredient helps in relaxing the constricted bronchioles and facilitates the smooth breathing. While on the other hand the other combination ingredient works by reducing swelling and irritation of the airways.
WHEN SHOULD YOU AVOID IT?
You should not take this drug if you:
Are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it
Suffer from paradoxical breathing
Have cardiovascular diseases like Hypertension in pregnancy and Myocardial insufficiency
HOW MUCH TO TAKE?
The dose intake is prescribed by the Doctor depending upon the severity and demand of the disease condition. Always follow doctor?s instructions.
WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AVAILABLE?
The combination drug of Salmeterol and fluticasone is available in following strength combination:
Seroflo Rotacaps 50mcg+100mcg
Seroflo Rotacaps 50mcg+250mcg
Seroflo Rotacaps 50mcg+500mcg
WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER?
Seroflo Rotacaps are manufactured by Cipla, a pharmaceutical giant. It is available on our website in various pack sizes mentioned on our site.
HOW TO TAKE?
Do not swallow Seroflo 100 Rotacaps . This is intended to be taken by inhalation only, using your Rota haler. Rinse your mouth after using as it helps to avoid any kind of throat irritation and dry mouth like conditions. Open the Rotahaler capsule by holding it in a horizontal position by keeping white spot up and lighter colored end in opposite direction.
Then gently breathe out and seal your lips around the mouth piece. Take a full deep breath in your mouth and hold your breath for up to ten seconds.
After that take normal breath and throw away the empty capsule shell. Before using see the instructions mentioned on the leaflet.
Always talk to your Doctor or Pharmacist to make sure that you are taking medicine in a right way as prescribed by the Doctor. If there is no improvement in the symptoms then talk to Doctor.
WHEN TO TAKE?
You should take the medicine as prescribed by the Doctor. Try to take the dose at the same time each day; this will reduce the chances of a missed dose.
Generally, one or two puffs from your Seroflo 100 Rotacaps are effective in relieving you from the symptoms. Never take a dose more or less than the prescribed one.
FOR HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE TAKEN?
Do not stop taking the drug or change the dose without consulting with your Doctor. Keep on taking the drug as long as recommended by the Doctor.
WHAT IF YOU TAKE TOO MUCH (OVERDOSE)?
In case of overdose, even if you do not feel any discomfort, call your doctor or visit the nearest health care center immediately. Take medical help as soon as possible.
WHAT IF YOU MISS THE DOSE?
Consult your Doctor if you miss the Dose. Don?t double up the dose in order to catch up.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SEROFLO 100MCG:
Fever, pale skin, rashes
ARE THERE ANY POSSIBLE DRUG INTERACTIONS?
Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. You doctor will provide you the list of drugs to be avoided while taking Rotacaps. Some of the drugs which interact with Seroflo 100 Rotacaps are as follows:
- Sympathomimetics drugs
- HIV protease inhibitors
- Beta blockers like Atenolol
- Azole antifungal such as ketoconazole
WHAT ARE THE THINGS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF?
Keep the medicine in a close tight container and out of sight and reach of the children
Avoid interactions with people who have infectious diseases like flu, measles and chicken pox.
Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
Don’t load the capsule until you are ready to take a dose
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, so be cautious while driving
Avoid alcohol consumption
Seroflo 100 Rotacaps is a combination of two medicines that opens the airways and makes it easier to breathe.
It is used in the treatment of asthma (wheezing and shortness of breath) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lungs is blocked).
Your doctor will tell you how often you need to use your inhaler. The effect of this medicine may be noticeable after a few days but will only reach its maximum after a few weeks.
This medicine must be used regularly to be effective, so go on taking it even if you don’t have any symptoms. That means it’s doing its job.
If you stop taking it your asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may get worse. It should not be used to relieve sudden asthma attacks.
If an asthma attack occurs, use your quick-relief inhaler (reliever). To get the benefit from this medicine you need to make sure you get your inhaler technique right, otherwise, it does not work as well.
most common side effects
USES OF SEROFLO 100 CAPSULE
- Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
BENEFITS OF SEROFLO 100 CAPSULE
In Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Seroflo 100 Rotacaps can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”.
These may include house dust, pollen, pets, and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath.
It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SEROFLO 100 CAPSULE
Common side effects of Seroflo
- Respiratory tract infection
- Fungal infection of mouth
- Sore throat
- Hoarseness of voice
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Increased heart rate
HOW TO USE SEROFLO 100 CAPSULE
HOW SEROFLO 100 CAPSULE WORKS
Seroflo 100 Rotacaps is a combination of two medicines: Salmeterol and Fluticasone Propionate. Salmeterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Fluticasone Propionate is a steroid.
Seroflo 100 works by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.