Serevent Diskus Inhaler 50 mcg/inh
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- prevent asthma attacks
- chronic lung disease
Keep this medicine at room temperature. Protect from moisture and high humidity.
Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist to show you how to use this medicine correctly.
The medicine is a very fine powder. Some patients may not feel or taste the medicine. Do not take an extra dose of medicine if you do not taste or feel the medicine being delivered.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than twice during 24 hours.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
If this medicine causes more wheezing or makes it harder to breathe, stop the medicine. Get medical help right away.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Do not use this medicine during an asthma attack.
This medicine will not stop an asthma attack once it has started.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have any trouble using the medicine, please tell your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
This medicine can cause serious side effects in some patients. Important information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is available from your pharmacist. Please review it carefully with your pharmacist to understand the risks associated with this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- hoarseness or throat irritation
- rapid heartbeat
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
- rarely, a severe episode of asthma may occur
- high blood pressure
A few people may have an allergic reactions to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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