Fluticasone Albuterol Levabuterol Ipratropium Fluticasone Salmeterol
Trade name It is marketed as Flovent (USA and Canada) and Flixotide (EU) for asthma, and as Flonase (USA and Canada), Flixonase (Australia, Brazil, EU, Morocco, India, Israel, South Africa, and South Korea) and Pirinase (UK) It is marketed under the trade name-Proair HFA, Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA It is marketed under the brand name Xopenex, by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Ipratropium in marketed under the trade names Atrovent, Apovent, Ipraxa, Aerovent and Rinatec) It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under various trade names including Advair (in the US and Canada), Seretide (Brazil, India, Australia, Colombia, EU, México, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, UK, Estonia), Viani (Germany),Adoair (Japan) and Foxair (South Africa). In India it is marketed by Intas under the trade name 'Quikhale SF'.
Effects Decreases the inflammation and swelling in the lungs Decreases shortness of breath and wheezing Relaxes the smooth muscles of the airways Treats symptoms such as wheezing and shortness of breath Treats air flow blockage and reduces the worsening of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Side Effects Dry or irritated cough, hoarseness, bad taste in mouth, thrush, vision change, increased thirst or urination, unusual or persistent headaches. nervousness, tremor, headache, palpitations, fast heart rate, elevated blood pressure, nausea, dizziness, and heartburn, throat irritation and nosebleeds can also occur. Dizziness, tremor or nervousness, anxiety, headache, cough or runny nose, upset stomach, leg cramps, chest pain or irregular heartbeats.  Dry mouth, cough, headache, nausea, dizziness, difficulty breathing, rash, itching Upper respiratory tract infections occur in 20% to 25% of patients using Advair, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth or throat candidacies, and musculoskeletal pain.
Precautions Tell your doctor about all allergies, medical history, avoid exposure to measles or chicken pox while on this medication This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking this medication Do not exceed the recommended dose. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any other medications, if you have or have ever had high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, any other type of heart disease, seizures, diabetes, hyperthyroidism Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had glaucoma, urinary problems or a prostate condition. If you will be having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using ipratropium. If you are using this medicine for a longer time at a higher dose it may be difficult for your body to respond to physical stress properly. Pregnant ladies should let their physicians know if they are taking Fluticasone Salmeterol.
Doses available in The active component of FLOVENT HFA 44 mcg Inhalation Aerosol, FLOVENT HFA 110 mcg Inhalation Aerosol, and FLOVENT HFA 220 mcg Inhalation Aerosol The active component of Albuterol HFA (albuterol sulfate) inhalation aerosol is albuterol sulfate. Each 3 mL unit-dose vial contains 0.31 mg of levabuterol (as 0.36 mg of levabuterol HCl) or 0.63 mg of levabuterol (as 0.73 mg of levabuterol HCl) or 1.25 mg of levabuterol (as 1.44 mg of levabuterol HCl), sodium chloride to adjust tonicity, and sulfuric acid to adjust the pH to 4.0 (3.3 to 4.5). The active ingredient in Atovent is ipratropium bromide monohydrate. One active component of ADVAIR HFA is fluticasone propionate, a corticosteroid. The other active component of ADVAIR HFA is salmeterol xinafoate, a beta2-adrenergic bronchodilator.
Company information Flovent is manufactured by GlaxosmithKline. Proair is manufactured by Teva Respiratory Company, LLC. Proventil is manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Ventonil is manufactured by GlaxosmithKline. Xopenex is manufactured by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. It is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is manufactured by GlaxosmithKline.