Airtio 18mcg Rotacap

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Airtio 18mcg Rotacap

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₹9.97/Rotacap
30 rotacaps in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Airtio Rotacap

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Uses of Airtio Rotacap

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

Common

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

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How to use Airtio Rotacap

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 Airtio Rotacap works

Airtio 18mcg rotacap 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 Airtio Rotacap

Expert advice for Airtio Rotacap

  • 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 Airtio 18mcg Rotacap
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Airtio 18mcg 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
Airtio 18mcg Rotacap 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 Airtio 18mcg Rotacap alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Airtio 18mcg Rotacap is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Airtio 18mcg Rotacap 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
Airtio 18mcg Rotacap is safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. No dose adjustment of Airtio 18mcg Rotacap 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 Airtio 18mcg Rotacap

Frequently asked questions for Tiotropium

Airtio 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. Airtio is available in generic form
Airtio is not known to cause weight gain
Airtio 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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