Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule

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150
₹10.0/Capsule
15 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Aerotrop Capsule

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Uses of Aerotrop Capsule

Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and asthma.
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Side effects of Aerotrop Capsule

Common

Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Cough, Throat irritation.

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How to use Aerotrop Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Aerotrop Capsule works

Aerotrop 18mcg capsule works by decreasing the activity of acetylcholine on the lung. This relaxes and opens up the air passages to make breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Aerotrop Capsule

Expert advice for Aerotrop Capsule

  • Talk to your doctor if you suffer from increased eyeball pressure (glaucoma), prostate problems, have difficulty passing urine or suffer from kidney diseases.
  • Do not use tiotropium to treat a sudden attack of breathlessness in asthma or COPD.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you develop allergic reactions such as rash, swelling and breathlessness after administration of tiotropium.
  • Do not allow the inhalation powder from capsule to enter your eye as this may worsen narrow angle glaucoma causing eye pain, blurred vision, seeing halos around lights, reddening of eyes etc.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule 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
Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Monitor the baby for dry mouth, constipation, and urinary problems.
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Driving
It is not known whether Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule alters the ab
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have underlying kidney disease. Close monitoring is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
SAFE
Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule is recommended.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tiotropium, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aerotrop 18mcg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Tiotropium

Aerotrop is anticholinergic drug which opens the airways and makes it easier to get air in and out of the lungs, thereby relieving breathlessness. It doesn't contain steroid, opiate or narcotic components
Q. Is tiotropium the same as ipratropium?
Tiotropium is not same as ipratropium
However, they belong to the same class, have the same mechanism of action, and act similarly to relieve breathlessness. Aerotrop is available in generic form
Aerotrop is not known to cause weight gain
Aerotrop is not a long acting beta agonist (LABA). It is a long acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) which acts on muscarinic receptors on the smooth muscles of airways, opens the airways and makes it easier to get air in and out of the lungs, thereby relieving breathlessness.
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