Combiwave 25/50 Mcg, Asthma Drug, Prevents Asthma Complications - 1 Inhaler
Salmeterol 25 Mcg + Fluticasone 50 Mcg Inhaler
Category Of Combiwave 25/50 Mcg Inhaler
Mechanism Of Action Of Fluticasone & Salmeterol
Fluticasone is a corticosteroid that mediates anti-inflammatory actions.
Fluticasone works by attenuating the inflammatory responses associated with asthma, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps, and corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. It suppresses the actions of inflammatory cells, such as mast cells, eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes, macrophages, and neutrophils.
Salmeterol is an inhaled beta2-agonist used in the management of COPD and asthma
Salmeterol works by helping the muscles around the airways in your lungs stay relaxed.
Therapeutic Indications Of Combiwave 25/50 Mcg Inhaler
It helps to stop breathlessness and wheezing coming on.
It should not be used to relieve a sudden attack of breathlessness or wheezing.
Method Of Administration Of Combiwave 25/50 Mcg Inhaler
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Before you start using this medicine for the first time it is important that you read the instructions about how to use it and follow them carefully. Ask your pharmacist if you are not sure
Doses will depend on your medical condition
Wash your mouth after finishing your dose
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Combiwave 25/50 Mcg Inhaler
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Thrush (sore, creamy-yellow, raised patches) in the mouth and throat
Aching, swollen joints, and muscle pain.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Combiwave 25/50 Mcg Inhaler
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding
Non-Pharmacological Treatments & Advice For Asthmatic Patients
Avoid your triggers; taking steps to reduce your exposure to asthma triggers is a key part of asthma control.
Use your air conditioner. Air conditioning reduces the amount of airborne pollen from trees, grasses, and weeds that finds its way indoors
Clean regularly. Clean your home at least once a week.
Get regular exercise. Having asthma doesn't mean you have to be less active. Treatment can prevent asthma attacks and control symptoms during activity.
Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight can worsen asthma symptoms, and it puts you at higher risk of other health problems. Rondiet Capsules & Bonmax Powder will help you to reduce your weight
Control heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It's possible that the acid reflux that causes heartburn may damage lung airways and worsen asthma symptoms
Breathing exercises. These exercises may reduce the amount of medication you need to keep your asthma symptoms under control.
Herbal and natural remedies. A few herbal and natural remedies that may help improve asthma symptoms.
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Combiwave 25/50 Mcg Inhaler
Talk to your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine including:
Heart disease, including an irregular or fast heartbeat
Overactive thyroid gland
High blood pressure
Diabetes mellitus (It may increase your blood sugar)
Low potassium in your blood
Tuberculosis (TB) now, or in the past, or other lung infections
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
Storage Conditions Of Combiwave 25/50 Mcg Inhaler
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.