Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap

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Composition for Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap

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₹2.17/Rotacap
30 rotacaps in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap

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Uses of Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

Common

Tremor, Headache, Restlessness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations.

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How to use Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap works

Levosalbutamol / levalbuterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Beclometasone

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

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Beclometasone

Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap 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..

In Depth Information on Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap

Expert advice for Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

  • 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.

Expert advice for Beclometasone

  • Do not stop taking beclometasone tablets even if you feel better follow your doctor’s advice when and how to stop.
  • Beclometasone should not be used continuously for longer than 3 months without consulting a doctor.
  • Do not start or continue the beclometasone spray/tablet and consult your doctor if  you are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to become pregnant.
  • Some people may feel sleepy after taking beclometasone. Avoid driving or performing activities that require alertness till you know how the drug affects you.
Warnings
Special precautions for Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap 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.
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Lactation
Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap is probably safe to u
se during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap may make you feel diz
zy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Aerocor
t Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Aerocor
t Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aerocort Forte 200 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap

Frequently asked questions for Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

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.

Frequently asked questions for 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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