The two medications in the Seroflo Inhaler 125 work together to widen the airways and improve breathing. It is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung condition where the airflow to the lungs is impeded) and asthma (wheezing and shortness of breath).
How frequently you should take your inhaler will be determined by your doctor. The impact of this medication may be felt within a few days, but it won’t be fully felt for several weeks. Continue taking this medication even if you don’t have any side effects because it needs to be taken frequently to be successful. It is thereby fulfilling its purpose. Your asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease will worsen if you stop taking it. Using it to treat unexpected asthma attacks is not advised. Make use of your quick-relief inhaler (reliever) if you experience an asthma attack. You must use the inhaler correctly to reap the benefits of this medication; otherwise, it will not work as well.
Workings Of Seroflo Inhaler
Salmeterol and Fluticasone Propionate are two medications included in the Seroflo 125Inhaler. Salmeterol is a long-acting bronchodilator that opens up the airways by relaxing the muscles around them. A steroid is fluticasone propionate. It functions by preventing the release of specific chemical messengers that result in airway inflammation (swelling). Together, they facilitate breathing.
The Use Of A Seroflo Inhaler
Before using, read the label for instructions. Move the inhaler around. Press the inhaler down once to release the drug while inhaling in through your mouth. Then, hold your breath for 10 seconds. Continue until you have taken the recommended number of breaths, as advised by the doctor. After that, carefully rinse your mouth with water before spitting it out.
Benefits Of An Inhaler Seroflo
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment
The Seroflo 125 Inhaler aids in keeping your lungs’ airways open. It eases the tension on these airways’ muscles. Air may enter and exit more easily as a result. It will ease symptoms like chest tightness, breathlessness, wheezing, and coughing and make it easier for you to go about your everyday activities. This drug is both secure and efficient. The effects often begin to take effect within a few minutes and can linger for up to several hours. If your doctor has not instructed you to stop using it, do not.
Side Effects Of Seroflo Inhaler
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
- Sinus inflammation
- Stomach discomfort
- Fungal infection of oropharynx
- Voice change
The safety of drinking while using the Seroflo 125 Inhaler is unknown. Please speak with your physician.
Use of the Seroflo 125 Inhaler during pregnancy may be dangerous. Despite the paucity of human studies, studies on animals have indicated negative consequences on the developing foetus. Before giving you a prescription, your doctor will consider the advantages and any possible hazards. Please speak with your physician.
Using the Seroflo 125 Inhaler while nursing is most likely safe. Inferred from scant human evidence, the medicine does not appear to pose a major risk to the developing foetus.
What If You Forget To Take Seroflo Inhaler?
If you miss a dose of Seroflo 125 Inhaler, use it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
1. What is Seroflo 125 Inhaler?
Seroflo 125 Inhaler is an inhalation medication that helps in reducing symptoms associated with obstructive airway diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
2. How does Seroflo 125 Inhaler work?
Seroflo 125 Inhaler contains salmeterol, a long-acting beta-2-adrenergic agonist and fluticasone, a corticosteroid. Salmeterol relaxes bronchial smooth muscles causing bronchodilation and fluticasone reduces inflammation.
3. Is Seroflo 125 Inhaler a controller or a reliever medication?
Seroflo 125 Inhaler is a controller medication to be use on a regular basis as prescribe by the doctor. It does not help to relive the sudden worsening of respiratory symptoms.
4. Does Seroflo 125 Inhaler contain steroids?
Yes, it contains steroids that are effective in improving breathing difficulty due to COPD and asthma. Inhaled corticosteroids have a lower side effect profile as compared to steroid injections and tablets.