|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Offer|
|30 Rotacaps||US$ 0.40||US$ 12.70||
|60 Rotacaps||US$ 0.42||US$ 25.42||
|90 Rotacaps||US$ 0.42||US$ 38.12||
TRUSTPILOT PRODUCT REVIEWS
|US Brand Name||Advair Rotacaps|
|Strength||50mcg + 500mcg|
|Generic Name||Salmeterol + Fluticasone Propionate|
Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate are the active moieties and are used in the management of Asthma and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It collectively relaxes the constricted airways in the lungs and avoids the generation of substances that cause inflammation and irritation. Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate combination is available in a metered dose inhalers dosage forms. . In this, dry fine powdered drug is present in a capsule known as Rotacaps. They release the drug directly at the site of action. They produce rapid and fast relief action within five to twenty minutes of dosing. Rotacaps have measured amount of drug when inhaled produces the effect. This type of dosage form offers maximum drug at the site of action and offers no side effects.
Understating the ailments it is used for:
Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate are recommended in the treatment of COPD and Asthma. Its targeted action with minimal side effects makes it the most preferred drug for the above mentioned condition.
Understanding the drug Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate:
How it works?
Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate aids smooth breathing by clearing airway passages.
It is a long beta 2 receptor agonist and relaxes the smooth muscles, thus dilates the constricted bronchioles. Salmeterol is a potent and has long lasting effects. It acts via inhibiting the action of histamine, Leukotriene and prostaglandin D2 mediators in lungs.
It is a corticosteroid and demonstrates the anti-inflammatory properties and cures asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It stops the activity of inflammatory products and allergic mediators that leads to asthmatic response. In COPD, this active ingredient predominately stops the action of neutrophils, CD8+, T lymphocytes and inflammatory mediators that blocks the passage of airflow.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate if you:
- Are allergic to Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate
- Are patient of diabetes and Thyrotoxicosis
- Have Tuberculosis
- Have Cardiovascular diseases
- Have low levels of potassium
How much to take?
The general prescribed dose ranges in asthma are as follows:
50mcg Fluticasone Propionate /100 mcg Salmeterol Xinafoate -One inhalation twice a day for both adults and children (4 years and older)
50mcg Fluticasone Propionate /250 mcg Salmeterol Xinafoate and 50mcg Fluticasone Propionate /500 mcg Salmeterol Xinafoate is also taken twice daily.
In case of COPD, the recommended dose is one inhalation twice a day. The correct and best therapeutic dose is decided by the doctor after assessing the severity of condition. Always take the medicine after consulting with your doctor
What are the strengths available?
Salmeterol Xinafoate and Fluticasone Propionate combination contains following two strength combination on our website:
- Seroflo Rotacaps 50mcg/250 mcg
- Seroflo Rotacaps 50mcg/500 mcg
Who is the manufacturer?
Seroflo rotacaps are manufactured by Cipla Pharmaceuticals limited, a pharmaceutical giant. It is available on our websites in multiple packs.
How to take?
Always take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not swallow Duolin Rotacaps. This is intended to be taken by inhalation only, using your Rotahaler. 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. Reorganize the Rotahaler and repeat the procedure prescribed.
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. Self monitoring of your condition is very important to analyze the efficacy of the drug.
For how long should it be taken?
It is important to take the medicine as instructed by your doctor. Even if you feel fine, don’t stop taking medicine. Before discontinuing the medicine, consult your Doctor
What if you take too much (overdose)?
You may need urgent medical attention if you encounter any of the following conditions like
- Allergic reaction
- Difficulty in breathing
- Chest tightness
What if you miss the dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose, if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What are the side effects?
All medicines have their side effects, sometimes they are serious but most of the times they are not. You need to consult doctor if following serious effects are observed such as:
- Muscle cramps
- Irregular heartbeat
- Mental confusion
- Mood swings
- Visual disturbances
Some mild and commonly observed effects are as following
- Stomach disturbances
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 this medicine. Following are the drugs that show interaction:
- Selective and non selective beta blockers
What are the things to be taken care of?
- It is very important to keep full record of the doses administered can impair your thinking or reaction. So be careful while driving or doing any other motor activity
- Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
- The apt dosage and prescription is based on the information given by the patient and the condition being treated
- Always consult your physician for any kind of dose adjustment
- This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed