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How does fluticasone-salmeterol work?

Fluticasone-salmeterol works through the action of two medications that can effectively treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. Asthma and COPD, which includes conditions such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema, cannot be cured. But symptoms, such as difficult breathing, can be alleviated by medications like fluticasone-salmeterol. Salmeterol relaxes the muscles, allowing passages in the lungs to open up, making breathing easier. Fluticasone complements this by reducing swelling and inflammation in the lungs.

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