How do you use Serevent accuhaler?

How do you use Serevent accuhaler?

Put your lips around the mouthpiece to make a tight seal. Breathe in quickly and deeply until your lungs feel full. Take the inhaler out of your mouth and hold your breath for up to 10 seconds, or for as long as you comfortably can. Then breathe out gently away from your inhaler.

How do you take Serevent?

How do I use my Serevent® Diskus inhaler? 1. Hold the diskus in one hand & put the thumb of your other hand on the notch & push towards the back until it snaps. Take every day to control your symptoms.

Do you shake accuhaler?

Shake the inhaler up and down 4 to 5 times. 4. If you are starting a new inhaler or have not used the inhaler for more than one week, point the mouthpiece away from you and press the canister to release one dose into the air.

How do you hold accuhaler?

How to use an accuhaler

  1. Hold the accuhaler with one hand and place thumb of other on the thumb grip.
  2. Slide the lever down until it clicks.
  3. Breathe out gently away from the mouthpiece.
  4. Place mouth over the mouthpiece and breathe in deeply and steadily through your mouth.

How do you inhale Seretide inhaler?

Hold the inhaler upright with your thumb on the base, below the mouthpiece. Breathe out as far as is comfortable. Hold your breath, take the inhaler from your mouth and your finger from the top of the inhaler. Continue holding your breath a few seconds, or as long as is comfortable.

Is Serevent an inhaled corticosteroid?

Serevent Diskus (salmeterol) is not a steroid so you don’t need to rinse your mouth after using it. It belongs to the drug class called long-acting beta-agonist (LABA), which works by relaxing the muscles that let air into your lungs.

How do you use Serevent evohaler?

What is Serevent used to treat?

Salmeterol is used as a long-term (maintenance) treatment to prevent or decrease wheezing and trouble breathing caused by asthma or ongoing lung disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema).

What does Serevent Diskus do?

What is a Ventolin accuhaler?

Ventolin Accuhaler is a plastic inhaler device containing a foil strip with 60 regularly spaced blisters each containing a mixture of 200 micrograms of microfine salbutamol (as sulfate) and larger particle lactose.

How do I prime my accuhaler?

Checklist of steps

  1. Check dose counter.
  2. Open cover (use thumb grip)
  3. Load dose: keep device horizontal while sliding lever until it clicks (Do not shake)
  4. Breathe out gently (away from inhaler)
  5. Place mouthpiece in mouth (without biting) and close lips to form a good seal. (
  6. Breathe in steadily and deeply.

What is the difference between accuhaler and evohaler?

You’ll find the ‘Evohaler’ performs just like a normal inhaler, whereas the ‘Accuhaler’ is a circular inhaler containing dry powder – you may find this easier to use, as you don’t have to synchronise your breathing with pressing the button.

What is Serevent evohaler and accuhaler?

Serevent inhalers (evohaler and accuhaler): Reliever asthma medicine for the 21st century. Serevent is a unique reliever asthma treatment manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical company. Available in two forms – evohaler and accuhaler, this medicine stands out among the competition due to its unconventionally long-lasting effects.

What are the treatment options for Serevent accuhaler toxicity?

This should be treated immediately with a fast-acting inhaled bronchodilator. Serevent Accuhaler should be discontinued immediately, the patient assessed, and if necessary alternative therapy instituted (see section 4.8).

What is the excipients of accuhaler?

Serevent Accuhaler is a moulded plastic device containing a foil strip with regularly placed blisters. Each blister contains 50 microgram of salmeterol, as salmeterol xinafoate. For the full list of excipients, see Section 6.1 List of Excipients.

Who should not take Serevent accuhaler?

The medicine in Serevent Accuhaler is not addictive. Do not use Serevent Accuhaler if you are allergic to salmeterol xinafoate, lactose or milk protein. Do not use Serevent Accuhaler if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast feeding, unless your doctor says you should.