Medicine Overview of Aprovent Inhaler
Side Effects of Aprovent are Breathlessness, Dryness in mouth, Cough, Bitter taste.
Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.
Aprovent Inhaler is an anticholinergic medication. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. This makes breathing easier.
In Depth Information on Aprovent Inhaler
- Aprovent Inhaler makes breathing easier for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma.
- This medicine is for inhalation only. The tablet should not be swallowed.
- It should be taken at the same time each day.
- It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
- Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
- Take the first dose under medical supervision as it may cause wheezing or tightening of the airways (bronchospasm) immediately after using.
- Your doctor may monitor your blood potassium level regularly while taking this medication.
- Only small amounts of Aprovent Inhaler may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.
Aprovent Inhaler related warnings
Aprovent Inhaler may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Aprovent Inhaler is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Aprovent Inhaler is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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If you miss a dose of Aprovent Inhaler, 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.
Questions Related to Aprovent
I am suffering from asthma. Any treatment here for fix this problem.Please give me remedy for asthma.thanx
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablets-otc3258641-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatmentDo yoga on daily baisis
My Father have allergic asthma from last 1 year. He examined many doctors but not recovered. Due to alergy he did not take rest in night please give your valuable suggestion and treatment
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
is he on regular medications/inhalers. get spirometry done and if he has been prescribed inhalers ask him to continue those
I have got asthma and I want to know if foracort is the right inhaler I am taking. I have come to know that it contains steroids which is not good. Can you recommend something safe?
Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty
See basically all inhalers have steroids except few. However they are in so small quantities that they are harm less. Inhale whenever you get an attack. Small amount of steroid is not harmful. It improves the quality of treatment outcome
She is suffering from high blood sugar and asthma . Now sometimes crampes are there in left or on right leg . pl suggest some solution
Dr. Pushkar Mani
serum Creatinine, BUN, eGFR, Lipid profile, CBC, ESR, HBa1c, Blood sugar fasting & PP, Urine routine, USG full abdomen, Vitamin B & D estimationall reports should be latest
Having asthma 3 stage. Can it be treated by physiotherapy. How much time does it take.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Near about six month by physioIf best chest physio done by your physio. Strengthing of intercoastal musckes of ribs .
I have asthma ,suggest medicine without side effects
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablet-otc325864One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthshttps://www.1mg.com/otc/allexo-otc329126The recommended dose of Allexo is 2-3 drops, 2-3 times daily or as advised by the physician/healthcare provider.The medicine should be instilled in steaming water and inhaled along with the vapor but should never be used through electric inhalers.
I've been suffering from asthma since my childhood. I'm currently using Asthalin and budecort 0.5mg repsules. Though my symtoms are fully controlled on use, they reappear later during the day (or early after waking up). I'm currently using these twice a day to keep the symptoms away. At times, though the symptoms are controlled, they reappear due to any slight physical exertion post control of symptoms. I often get a feeling that use of diary products in my diet is one of the triggers,
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, thanks for sharing your problemAllergies are triggered by agents k/a allergens so in ir case dairy products might be allergens u need to find out all the allergens and avoid there exposure Beside continue same treatment avoid exertion, If in any case an attack occurs use the extra puff of medications at once
Frequently asked questions about Aprovent Inhaler
Q. Is Aprovent a steroid?
No, Aprovent is not a steroid
Q. Is Aprovent a narcotic?
No, Aprovent is not a narcotic
Q. Does it contain opium?
It does not contain opium or its derivative
Q. Does Aprovent cause weight gain?
Aprovent has no known effects on weight gain
Q. Does Aprovent cause constipation?
Yes, constipation is a known side effect of Aprovent
Q. Does Aprovent cause tachycardia (increased heart rate)?
Aprovent may sometimes cause tachycardia (increased heart rate) in some patients. It is not a common side effect of Aprovent
Q. Does Aprovent cause an increase in blood pressure?
Aprovent has no known effects on blood pressure
Q. Is ipratropium bromide the same as albuterol?
Ipratropium bromide and albuterol are 2 different medicines. They have the same action. They relax the air passages and make breathing easier (bronchodilators)
Q. Does ipratropium/ ipratropium bromide contain albuterol?
Combination medicines containing both ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulphate are available to treat asthma and associated conditions
Q. Is ipratropium bromide the same as budesonide?
Ipratropium/ipratropium bromide and budesonide belong to different class of medicines but both are used either alone or in combination to treat bronchitis, asthma and associated conditions
Q. Is Aprovent bromide a bronchodilator?
Yes, Aprovent/ Aprovent bromide is a bronchodilator used to treat bronchitis, asthma and associated conditions
Q. Is Aprovent bromide a long acting bronchodilator?
No, Aprovent/ Aprovent bromide is a short-acting bronchodilator
Q. Is Aprovent bromide an antihistaminic/antibiotic or is it an anticholinergic?
Aprovent is neither antihistamine nor an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of anticholinergic bronchodilators
Q. Is Aprovent bromide a short-acting anticholinergic?
Yes, Aprovent/ Aprovent bromide is a short-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator
Q. Is Aprovent safe for infants?
Yes, Aprovent is safely used in infants. . Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Aprovent bromide a rescue inhaler?
No, Aprovent is a bronchodilator for the maintenance treatment of bronchospasm. It is not indicated for the initial treatment of acute episodes of bronchospasm where rescue therapy is required
Q. Can Aprovent bromide used alone?
Yes, Aprovent bromide can be used alone as a maintenance therapy in the treatment of bronchospasm, asthma and other associated conditions
Q. Does Aprovent bromide expire?
Yes, Aprovent bromide formulations have an expiry date. Please Read the details on the package for the correct expiry date.
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