As a bronchodilator, Serevent (salmeterol) is used.To improve breathing, it relaxes the muscles surrounding the airways.
Both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are treated with serevent.Users of Welzo can use this article for informational purposes to better understand Serevent.
Dosage and Administration
Both an aerosol and a powder formulation of Serevent are available for inhalation.
Typically, two to four times a day are used for inhalation. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any instructions on your prescription label that you are unsure about following. Utilize Serevent as directed.
Space your doses evenly throughout the day if you take Serevent more than once a day. If Serevent is your only medication, take it first thing in the morning.
Use Serevent only as directed by your physician. Serevent overdoses can be fatal.
Steroids, beta blockers, and tricyclic antidepressants, among others, may interact with Serevent.Inform your physician of all the medications you take.
Mechanism of Action
In order to function, Serevent binds to and activates beta2-adrenergic receptors.Airflow to the lungs is increased as a result of the smooth muscle in the airways relaxing.
Following inhalation, serevent is quickly and completely absorbed.Within 30 minutes, the effect reaches its peak and continues for at least 6 hours.