How much does Seretide 250 cost?
Average cost of inhalers
|Prescribable Item Name||Device and pack size||Average cost per inhaler|
|SERETIDE 250 ACCUHALER||60 dose||£35.00|
|SERETIDE 250 EVOHALER||120 dose cfc free||£59.48|
|SERETIDE 50 EVOHALER||120 dose cfc free||£18.00|
|SERETIDE 500 ACCUHALER||60 dose||£40.92|
Can you get addicted to Seretide?
DO NOT use this medicine to treat a sudden attack of breathlessness as it will not help you. You will need a different type of medicine, e.g. VENTOLIN (salbutamol), which you must not confuse with SERETIDE. This medicine is not addictive. This medicine is available only with a doctor’s prescription.
Is Seretide a preventer or reliever?
Seretide is normally referred to as a ‘preventer’ or ‘controller’ inhaler as it helps to prevent symptoms such as breathlessness in asthma and COPD. It can also help to reduce the chances of having an asthma attack.
What are the side effects of Seretide 250?
Common side effects
- Soreness of the throat or tongue.
- Muscle cramps.
- Increase in heart rate.
Does Seretide make you put on weight?
Q: Will I gain weight by taking inhaled steroids or steroid tablets? A: NO. Your inhaler contains such a low dose of steroids that it will not make you put on weight. Sometimes steroid tablets can make you feel hungry, and eating more will make you start to gain weight.
What happens if you take too much Seretide?
There are no data available from clinical trials on overdose with Seretide, however data on overdose with both drugs are given below: The signs and symptoms of salmeterol overdose are dizziness, increases in systolic blood pressure, tremor, headache and tachycardia.
Can Seretide make you gain weight?
A: NO. Your inhaler contains such a low dose of steroids that it will not make you put on weight. Sometimes steroid tablets can make you feel hungry, and eating more will make you start to gain weight.