Salmeterol (Generic) is a beta receptor stimulant used to prevent or minimize problems in persons with breathing difficulties including asthma and chronic obstructive disorders of the lungs such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema. It works by opening the air passages in the lungs to improve breathing. IT WILL NOT STOP an asthma attack once one has started. Salmeterol is generally combined with another effective controller-type asthma medicine (such as an inhaled corticosteroid). Salmeterol (Generic) may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Other common names: Salmeterol Inhaler, Salmeterolo, Salmeterolum, Serevent, Serevent Diskus, Serevent Inhaler, Serobid, Salmeterol (generic name).
What is Generic Salmeterol?
Generic Salmeterol, like all generics, is the name given to the prescription Generic medication manufactured by any company other than the original inventor of Salmeterol. The only true difference between brand name Salmeterol and generic Salmeterol is that generic Salmeterol is always less expensive.