Advair Rotacaps

Advair Rotacaps

Fluticasone & Salmeterol

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$0.71

The Advair rotacaps consists of fluticasone and salmeterol which are used to treat and preventation of asthma.The combination of fluticasone and and salmeterol used to help in controlling the symptoms of asthma and improve lung functions. The rotacaps are used with the help of rotahaler device. Advair puts off the release of substances in the body that cause swelling. The drug salmeterol is a bronchodilator which works by relaxing muscles in the airways to get better breathing.

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
30 Cap Advair Rotacaps - 30 (Fluticasone & Salmeterol 100/50mcg) $0.72 $21.60
90 Cap Advair Rotacaps - 30 (Fluticasone & Salmeterol 100/50mcg) $0.71 $64.00
30 Cap Advair Rotacaps - 30 (Fluticasone & Salmeterol 250/50mcg) $1.00 $30.00
90 Cap Advair Rotacaps - 30 (Fluticasone & Salmeterol 250/50mcg) $0.94 $84.60
30 Cap Advair Rotacaps - 30 (Fluticasone & Salmeterol 500/50mcg) $1.16 $34.80
90 Cap Advair Rotacaps - 30 (Fluticasone & Salmeterol 500/50mcg) $1.10 $99.00
1 unit Rotahaler Device $5.40 $5.40

Details

Salmeterol is a beta 2 receptor agonist which acts for a long duration.The drug gets bind to these receptors which are mainly present in lungs and bronchioles and stimulate enzyme adenylyl cyclase which catalyses the formation of cyclic AMP.This cyclic AMP is responsible for smooth muscle relaxation of bronchioles which results in dilation and widening of air passage. The entry of air in the lungs gets improved.  Fluticasone is an antiinflammatrory corticosteroid that inhibits release of agents for inflammation such as histamine, eicosanoids, leukotriene’s etc. By this action the drug prevents bronchospasm and thus enhances the airflow into lungs.

Dosage:

The recommended maintenance doses for both adults and children are: 2 inhalations of 45 mcg to 21 mcg are to be taken twice daily in the morning and evening as approx. 12 hours apart.

How to use:

The rotacaps should be taken at the same time every day. By this way the highest efficiency of the medication is obtained and a constant level of the active ingredient is being absorbed into the body and blood stream.

The Rotahaler is primed by giving two sprays in the air before inhalation. After that the Rotahaler is kept in the mouth above the tongue and the lips are locked around the mouthpiece. The actuator is pressed during breath in and the breath is holded for about 5 to 10 seconds and then exhale out. The mouth should be washed out with water after the every inhalation so that no residual drug is left. The cover of mouth gets replaced.

Uses:

Advair rotacaps are used for the symptomatic management of asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), emphysema and chronic bronchitis when other drugs employed for these conditions fail or in condition which is not controlled by single drug therapy.

Contraindications:

The drug is strictly contraindicated in the following conditions:

  • If the woman is pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If the person is hypersensitive to any of the components.
  • Prohibited in the patients below 4 years of age.
  • The drug is contraindicated in patient’s getting relief from a short or medium acting anti-asthma drug.

Precautions:

Some of the precautionary measures that are to be taken while the usage of the drug is:

  • If the person is having any allergic reaction to the medicine.
  • This medicine should not be used in certain medical conditions.
  • Breast feed or pregnant female.
  • If an asthma attack has been initiated, the medicine should not be used.
  • The mouth should be rinsed completely after each inhalation to prevent hoarseness, change in taste and candidiasis.

Side effects:

The side effects include hypersensitive reaction such as difficulty in breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tightness in chest, hives and skin rashes.

Overdose:

Overdosing should not be done. If any insensible complexity is observed, visit to the nearest hospital.

Missed dose:

If you forget to take the medication, it should be taken as soon as get remember. But if the time of next dose has been achieved, skip the missed dose and the regular dosing schedule should be followed.

Storage conditions:

The drug should be placed away from sunlight at room temperature below 300C. It should be kept away from children and pets.