What is the active working of Advair Rotacap?
Advair Rotacap is bronchodilator that functions by stimulating the beta 2 receptors and enlarging the affected airways, which relaxing the constricted bronchioles and increasing breathing and decreasing inflammation. It also prevents the production of inflammatory cell mediators that leads to constriction. Its action begins within 30 to 60 minutes lasts for more than 12 hours.
When should I not take Advair?
- Peoples who are oversensitive to Fluticasone and Salmeterol should not use this medication.
- Do not use this drug if you have a previous history of tuberculosis and fungal infections.
- Avoid this drug if you are suffering from severe asthma and other respiratory problems like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
What kinds of drugs may interact with Advair?
- MAO inhibitors such as Isocarboxazid and Selegiline
- Steroids hormones such as Hydrocortisone, Cortisone
- Antibiotics like Erythromycin, Azithromycin
- Anti depression medicines like Maprotiline, Haloperidol
What is the storage condition of Advair?
Keep this medication below the room temperature 300C. Keep it away from moisture and humidity.
What is the given dose of Advair Rotacap?
This drug comes in the form of inhaler so use this preparation by oral route. Shake it well before taking inhalation and spray it in air at least four times and then use it. Keep an enough distance and hold it cautiously, now breathe out and close your lips around the mouth piece. Take a long and deep breathe in by pushing down on the canister and grip your breath for few seconds. Now breathe normally.
If you are using two or more inhaled drugs you should wait for a minute after each inhalation. You should clean the inhaler at least one time in a week and rinse your mouth after inhalation to take out the deposited drug from your mouth.
Its action starts within 30 to 60 minutes and can last more than 12 hours.
What are the unwanted effects of Advair?
One can experience few common side effects after using the medication such as fever, dizziness, chills, unusual swelling, lightheadedness, headache, vomiting, vision problems, itching, running nose, diarrhea, and skin rashes.
What are the precautionary measures while using Advair Rotacap?
- It should be used with caution in older patients above 65 years of age.
- Avoid the use of this medication in pregnant females and nursing mothers as this medicine can harm your unborn baby/newborn baby.
- Do not use this inhaler after the some kinds of infections like measles and chickenpox.