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Composition for AEROTROP


food interaction for AEROTROP

alcohol interaction for AEROTROP

pregnancy interaction for AEROTROP

lactation interaction for AEROTROP

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aerotrop capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Aerotrop capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.




Aerotrop capsule is used to relieve breathlessness in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; long standing lung disease that causes shortness of breath and coughing).

How it works

Aerotrop capsule is an anticholinergic agent. It works on smooth muscles of the airways and inhibits the effects of a chemical called acetylcholine, thereby not allowing the airways to contract. This in turn opens the airways and makes it easier to get air in and out of the lungs.

Common side effects

Constipation, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Indigestion, Muscle pain, Nose bleed, Running nose, Sneezing, Stomach pain, White spots in the mouth, Sick, Vomiting


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Expert advice for AEROTROP

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for AEROTROP


Q. Is tiotropium a steroid, an opiate, anticholinergic or narcotic? 
Tiotropium 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.

Q. Is tiotropium generic?
 However, they belong to the same class, have the same mechanism of action, and act similarly to relieve breathlessness. Tiotropium is available in generic form.
Q. Does tiotropium cause weight gain?
Tiotropium is not known to cause weight gain.
Q. Is tiotropium LABA/LAMA?
Tiotropium 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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Content on this page was last updated on 25 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)