Advair Side Effects Linked To Asthma-Related Death Lawsuits
Advair Side Effects Injury Lawsuits. The Advair Diskus inhaler contains a combination of fluticasone and salmeterol and is used to treat asthma. Fluticasone and salmeterol shrink the swelling in the airways and relax and open air passages in the lungs. Advair was approved in 2000, by the FDA and is made by GlaxoSmithKline. The … [Read more...] about Advair Side Effects Linked To Asthma-Related Death Lawsuits
Advair Pneumonia Risks for COPD Sufferers
Advair, Symbicort Up Pneumonia Risks. Advair, Symbicort and other inhaled corticosteroids may increase the risk of pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by as much as 70%, according to a news study. The study, conducted by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, was published … [Read more...] about Advair Pneumonia Risks for COPD Sufferers
Top Asthma Drugs Get Stronger Warning
Asthma Drugs Strongest Warnings. The asthma medication Advair and Serevent will now carry the strongest warnings the FDA can require of prescription drugs. The "black-box" warnings on both drugs caution that key ingredient salmeterol may increase the risk of asthma-related death. The revised warning cautions that Advair should … [Read more...] about Top Asthma Drugs Get Stronger Warning
Advair Get Label Alerts
Asthma Drug Advair Get Label Alerts. The asthma medication Advair and a related drug will bear stronger warnings of an increased risk of death associated with one of their ingredients. The revised warnings apply to Advair and Serevent, Food and Drug Administration spokeswoman Laura Alvey said Monday. Advair is GlaxoSmithKline's … [Read more...] about Advair Get Label Alerts
Does Asthma Drug Trigger Attacks?
Asthma Drug Side Effects. Jim and Star Chavez didn't think twice when their doctor prescribed Advair for their son Ethan. Inhaled daily, Advair was supposed to prevent his occasional mild asthma attacks. Instead, as CBS News Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports, shortly after he started using Advair, Ethan collapsed. "He was … [Read more...] about Does Asthma Drug Trigger Attacks?
FDA Cleared Asthma Drugs. The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared asthma drugs Advair and Serevent, allowing them to stay on the market as long as warning labels clearly alert patients to potential risks. Made by GlaxoSmithKline, the medications contain salmeterol, a bronchodilator known as a beta2-agonist. It … [Read more...] about FDA Orders