Health Guide
Drug Guide

Fluticasone/salmeterol (By breathing)

Fluticasone Propionate (floo-TIK-a-sone PROE-pee-oh-nate), Salmeterol Xinafoate (sal-ME-ter-ol zye-NAF-oh-ate)

Prevents symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This medicine contains a corticosteroid.

Brand Name(s):

Advair Diskus 100/50, Advair Diskus 250/50, Advair Diskus 500/50, Advair HFA 115/21, Advair HFA 230/21, Advair HFA 45/21

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use this medicine if you had an allergic reaction to salmeterol, fluticasone, or milk proteins. Do not use this medicine to treat an asthma attack or a COPD flare-up.

How to Use This Medicine:

Liquid Under Pressure, Powder Under Pressure, Disk

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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