Can you use Seretide Diskus as a reliever for breathlessness

Seretide Diskus is a commonly used inhaler. A question I received was whether it can be used in an emergency as a reliever medication. Great question, unfortunately Seretide was designed as a controller inhaler, not a reliever. It does improve breathlessness, however it does not act as quickly as other inhalers which are considered relievers (such as Ventolin or salbutamol, Symbicort, Foster mdi or Atrovent ipratropium).

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