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ADVAIR® helps significantly improve lung function so you can breathe better.* ADVAIR Ifyou have COPD associated with chronic bronchitis, ADVAIR 250/50 may help. ADVAIR works differently than other COPD medications. It is the only product with an anti-inflammatory and a bronchodilator working together to help improve lung function. Talk to your doctor and find out ifADVAIR is right for you. Get your first full prescription FREE t Go to advairCOPD.com or call 1-800-768-0200. Itis not known how anti-inflammatories work inCOPD. Important Information: ADVAIR DISKUS 250/50 is approved for controlling symptoms and preventing wheezing in adults with COPD associated with chronic bronchitis. The benefit of using ADVAIR DISKUS for longer than 6 months has not been evaluated. You should only take 1 inhalation of ADVAIR DISKUS 250/50 twice a day. Taking higher doses will not provide additional benefits but may increase your chance of certain side effects. Patients with COPD taking ADVAIR DISKUS may have a higher chance of pneumonia. Call your doctor ifyou notice any of the following symptoms: change inamount or color of sputum, fever, chills, increased cough, or increased breathing problems. Patients at risk for developing bone loss (osteoporosis) and some eye problems (cataracts or glaucoma) should be aware that use of inhaled corticosteroids, including ADVAIR DISKUS, may increase your risk. You should consider having regular eye exams. ADVAIR DISKUS does not replace fast-acting inhalers for acute symptoms. *Measured by a breathing test in people taking ADVAIR 250/50, compared with people taking either fluticasone propionate 250 mcg or salmeterol 50 mcg. Maximum effects may take several weeks. Your results may vary. tSee advairCOPD.com for eligibility rules. ADY AIR ISKUS250/5o Please see accompanying important information about ADVAIR DISKUS 250/50. (ftisone . (luticasone [propionate 250 mcg and salmeteroI50 mcg inhalation powder) Youare encouraged toreportnegative side effectsofprescription drugs totheFDA. Visitwww.fda.govlmedwatch. orcall1-800 -FDA-1088. GlaxoSmithKline Ji If you don't have prescription coverage and can't afford your medicines, visit pparx.org, or call 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888 -477 -2669) Ifyousmoke and wanttoquit, youcanlearn more at way2quit.com.