Advair Diskus Drug

Importance Of Advair Diskus

  • Advair generic name is Fluticasone and Salmeterol
  • Fluticasone is a steroid which prevents the release of substances that cause inflammation
  • Salmeterol is a bronchodilator, used for relaxation of muscles in the airways for the efficiency of breating
  • Advair is used to prevent asthma attacks
  • It is used to cure Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) linked with chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema
  • It you are already an asthma patient, you are not supposed to use this advair. Only it is used to prevent from the asthma attacks
  • If you are pregnant and about to pregnant, you are not supposed to use this advair as this may cause harm to the inside baby
  • Inform to the doctor if it is not working in the regular condition as it may leads to the asthma-related death due to Salmeterol substance
  • Shake the Advair HFA inhaler for at least 5 seconds before each spray
  • The overdose of this advair includes chest pain, fast and irregular heartbeats, tremor, weakness, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

More serious side effects of Advair includes:

  • Bronchospasm (wheezing, chest tightness, trouble breathing)
  • Fast or uneven heart beats, restless feeling, tremor
  • Fever, chills, stabbing chest pain, cough with yellow or green mucus
  • Blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights
  • White patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips
  • Worsening asthma symptoms.

Less serious Advair side effects include:

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Dry mouth, nose, or throat
  • Stuffy nose, sinus pain, cough, sore throat
  • Hoarseness or deepened voice.