In this episode, I cover salmeterol (Serevent) pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions and special warnings with this medication.
Salmeterol is a long acting beta agonist that can be used in combination with inhaled corticosteroids for management of asthma.
Salmeterol can be used as monotherapy in COPD and should not be used as monotherapy in asthma.
Elevations in pulse and blood pressure can happen with a beta agonist like salmeterol.
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