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Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol

Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol

Advair Diskus is used for the long-term maintenance treatment of asthma. It is only for people whose ashtma symptoms are not well-controlled on other asthma medications, as one of its active ingredients (salmeterol) may increase the likelihood of asthma-related death. 

Full prescribing information is available at:

http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=8679

Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advair 

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