salmeterol

Adult
Uses
  • asthma
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • respiratory infection, tachyarrhythmia
Drug interactions
  • sympathomimetics, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, ritonavir
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • pharyngitis
  • hoarseness
  • dysphonia
  • bronchitis
  • cough
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • sinusitis
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • fever
  • dizziness
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
50ug (inhalation) twice daily
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2015)