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Who should take Serevent?

Serevent (salmeterol) is meant to be taken by people with severe asthma attacks or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, Serevent should always be paired with another asthma medication. The use of Serevent is not advised for those who suffer from certain medical conditions or take certain interfering medications. These medical conditions include: irregular heartbeat, allergies to salmeterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, seizures, liver disease, pregnancy, hyperthyroidism and heart disease. Medications that may put you at risk for complications include: diuretics, clarithromycin, telithromycin, beta-blockers, antidepressants, HIV or AIDS medications, MAO inhibitors, caffeine, diet medicines, decongestants, aminophylline and theophylline. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the risks associated with Serevent. Before taking Serevent, be sure to inform your doctor about any medications or supplements you are taking, as well as any pre-existing medical conditions you may have.

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