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AEROCORT 100 MCG/50 MCG INHALER

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Composition for AEROCORT

Levosalbutamol(100 mcg),Beclometasone(50 mcg)

food interaction for AEROCORT

alcohol interaction for AEROCORT

pregnancy interaction for AEROCORT

lactation interaction for AEROCORT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Aerocort 100 mcg/50 mcg inhaler may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for AEROCORT

Levosalbutamol(100 mcg)

Uses

Levosalbutamol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

How it works

Levosalbutamol relaxes the muscles in the walls of the airways, opens them and thereby eases breathing.

Common side effects

Nervousness, Allergic reaction, Hives, Itching, Urticaria, Shortness of breath, Chest pain, Cough, Dizziness, Bodyache, Headache, Heartburn, Hoarseness of voice, Muscle cramp, Swelling, Muscle pain, Skin rash, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular, Uncoordinated body movements, Weakness, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Beclometasone(50 mcg)

Uses

Beclometasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Beclometasone belongs to a class of steroid medications called corticosteroids. Beclometasone works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the cells responsible for immune and allergic responses resulting in inflammation.

Common side effects

Altered speech, Altered vision, Back pain, Cough, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Eye swelling, Facial swelling, Skin swelling, Tongue swelling, Throat swelling, Headache, Nausea, Hoarseness of voice, Limb swelling, Ankle swelling, Lip swelling, Running nose, Nasal congestion, Slow speech, Difficult speech, Sore throat

Common Dosage for AEROCORT 100 MCG/50 MCG INHALER

Patients taking AEROCORT 100 MCG/50 MCG INHALER

  • 44%
    Thrice A Day
  • 44%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Four Times A Day

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Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4
  • Dr. P. R. Aryan
    MBBS, Diploma
    4.3
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for AEROCORT

  • Oral Levosalbutamol should be used with caution in patients with high blood pressure and heart diseases.
  • Levosalbutamol may cause a fall in blood potassium levels, potassium levels may have to be monitored especially if other drugs like theophylline, aminophylline, corticosteroids and diuretics (medicines which increase urine output) are used together.
  • If you need more than required dose of oral Levosalbutamol, it could be indication of worsening asthma, in such cases you need to consult doctor.

Frequently asked questions for AEROCORT

Levosalbutamol

Q.Is Levosalbutamol steroid?
No. It belongs to a class of drugs called beta agonists. It relaxes the muscles in the walls of the airways, opens them and thereby eases breathing in patients who have reversible obstructive airway disease like asthma, or some cases of chronic bronchitis

Q.What is Levosalbutamol syrup?
Levosalbutamol syrup is available for oral use to prevent and treat breathlessness in patients of asthma or chronic bronchitis. It contains 1 mg of Levosalbutamol per 5 ml of syrup.

Beclometasone

Q.How long can I take beclometasone/beconase?
The duration depends on the disease for which treatment is being given. Please follow the advice of your doctor

Q.Can I take Sudafed/pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, antihistaminics/ cetirizine, ibuprofen with beclometasone?
Yes, pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, cetirizine, ibuprofen can be taken along with beclometasone. Please consult your doctor before changing medication

Q.Does beclometasone cause weight gain?
Beclometasone can cause weight gain after long term use. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing weight gain

Q.Is beclometasone safe?
Beclomethasone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 27 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)