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Airz Capsule

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Overview

Airz Capsule side effects

Common
  • Runny nose
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Sore throat

How to use Airz 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.

How Airz Capsule works

Airz Capsule is an anticholinergic medication. It works by blocking the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. This helps the muscles around the lungs stay relaxed and reduces COPD symptoms such as coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.

Airz Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Airz Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Airz Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Airz Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Long-term use of Airz Capsule might reduce milk production.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Airz Capsule is used for long-term management of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • This medicine is for inhalation using a nebuliser only. The solution should not be injected or swallowed.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems.
  • Take the first dose of this medicine under medical supervision as it may cause wheezing or tightening of the airways (bronchospasm) immediately after using.
  • Avoid getting this medication into your eyes. It may cause eye pain/irritation, temporary blurred vision, and other vision changes.
  • Inform your doctor if you have difficulty passing urine or have painful urination.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Airz

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i m suffering from breathing problem cough chest infame . Do tell chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .So tell which medicines should i take to treat this problem.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
It is less likely you have copd at this age You need detailed check up and spirometry test for same
What is chronic pulmonary thromboembolism?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
U can Google for details
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FAQs

Q. Is Airz used for excessive sweating?

Airz is the most commonly used medicine for managing excessive sweating due to its anti-secretory or anticholinergic effect

Q. Is Airz the same as glycopyrronium bromide?

Yes, Airz is same as glycopyrronium bromide

Q. Does Airz affect fertility & birth control?

No, Airz is not known to impair fertility and has no known effects on birth control

Q. Is Airz over the counter?

No, Airz is strictly prescribed by the doctors.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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