SEROBID 50
SEROBID (Serevent)50mcg

SEROBID (Serevent)50mcg

$4.30

Each Serobid contains 50 mcg Salmeterol rotacaps. Used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

ATC Classification: R03AC12
Active Ingrediant: Salmeterol
Generic Name: SEROBID
Manufacturer: Cipla Limited
Strength: 50mcg
Dosage Type: Rotacap
Packaging Type: Box
Contains: 30 Rotacaps

Description

What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat asthma.

• It is used to treat COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

• It is used to prevent exercise-induced breathing problems.

• This drug is not to be used to treat intense flare-ups of shortness of breath. Use a rescue inhaler. Talk with the doctor.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Nose irritation

• Sore throat

• Flu-like symptoms

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• High blood sugar like confusion, fatigue, increased thirst, increased hunger, passing a lot of urine, flushing, fast breathing, or breath that smells like fruit

• Low potassium like muscle pain or weakness, muscle cramps, or an abnormal heartbeat

• Chest pain

• Fast heartbeat

• Abnormal heartbeat

• Severe anxiety

• Severe headache

• Seizures

• Passing out

• Vision changes

• Severe nausea

• Vomiting

• Severe loss of strength and energy

• Trouble sleeping

• Severe dizziness

• Tremors

• Trouble breathing

• Wheezing

• Severe cough

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.

 

Pronunciation

(sal ME te role)

 

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Salmeterol may be confused with Salbutamol, SOLU-Medrol

Serevent may be confused with Atrovent, Combivent, sertraline, Sinemet, Spiriva, Zoloft

 

Generic Availability: US

No

 

Storage and Stability

Store at 20°C and 25°C (68°F and 77°F); excursions are permitted between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F). Protect from direct heat or sunlight. Store Diskus in the unopened foil pouch and only open when ready for use. Discard device 6 weeks after removal from foil pouch or when the dose counter reads “0” (whichever comes first).

 

Adverse Reactions

Cardiovascular: Edema, hypertension

Central nervous system: Anxiety, dizziness, headache, migraine, pain, paresthesia, sleep disorder

Dermatologic: Contact dermatitis, eczema, pallor, photodermatitis, skin rash, urticaria

Endocrine & metabolic: Hyperglycemia

Gastrointestinal: Dyspepsia, gastrointestinal infection, nausea, oropharyngeal candidiasis, toothache, xerostomia

Hepatic: Increased liver enzymes

Infection: Influenza

Neuromuscular & skeletal: Arthralgia, arthritis, muscle cramps, muscle rigidity, muscle spasm

Ophthalmic: Conjunctivitis, keratitis

Respiratory: Asthma, bronchitis, cough, nasal congestion, pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, throat irritation, tracheitis (may be paradoxical), viral respiratory tract infection

Miscellaneous: Fever

Rare but important or life-threatening: Abdominal pain, agitation, aggressive behavior, anaphylaxis (some in patients with severe milk allergy), angioedema, aphonia, atrial fibrillation, bruise, cardiac arrhythmia, cataract, chest congestion, chest tightness, choking sensation, eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Churg-Strauss), Cushing’s syndrome, Cushingoid appearance, decreased linear skeletal growth rate (children and adolescents), depression, dysmenorrhea, dyspnea, ecchymoses, edema (facial, oropharyngeal), eosinophilia, glaucoma, hypercorticoidism, hypersensitivity reaction (immediate and delayed), hypokalemia, hypothyroidism, increased intraocular pressure, irregular menses, laryngospasm, local irritation (larynx), myositis, oropharyngeal irritation, osteoporosis, otalgia, paradoxical bronchospasm, pelvic inflammatory disease, prolonged Q-T interval on ECG, restlessness, sinus pain (paranasal), stridor, supraventricular tachycardia, syncope, tremor, vaginitis, vulvovaginal candidiasis, vulvovaginitis, ventricular tachycardia, weight gain

Brand

Cipla

Additional information

Active Ingrediant

Generic Name

Alternate Names

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Strength

Dosage Type

Packaging Type

Shipping From

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “SEROBID (Serevent)50mcg”

Your email address will not be published.