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Can I take seroflo daily for asthma? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:need to discuss some help on how to get rid of asthma
Doctor:Please proceed
User:i use seroflo 250 rotacap. need to know if daily use is ok or does that have harmful implications in the long run
Doctor:If a person has frequent attacks of asthma, then seroflo needs to be taken for months together
Doctor:It does not have major harmful effects
User:any alternatives possible ?
Doctor:No, it is not a good choice
Doctor:Seroflo contains both salmeterol and fluticasone
User:what would be a good choice
Doctor:Both are very essential for acute episode
Doctor:Please stick to seroflo
Doctor:You may gradually taper the dose
Doctor:and stop it also
Doctor:Ipratropium bromide is also good
Doctor:But the dosage and the drug required in an individual is presonalized
Doctor:It is not advisable to change your medications by yourself
Doctor:IS that all?
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Bye for now
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