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Budetrol 200 Rotacap

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Product introduction

Budetrol 200 Rotacap is a combination of two medicines in one inhaler. It relieves the long-term symptoms of asthma and COPD, making breathing easier. It works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) and relaxes the muscles in the airways.

Your doctor will tell you how often you need to use your inhaler. The effect of this medicine may be noticeable after a few days but will only reach its maximum after a few weeks. This medicine must be used regularly to be effective, so go on taking it even if you don't have any symptoms. That means it’s doing its job. If you stop taking it your symptoms may get worse. This medicine should not be used to relieve sudden shortness of breath. If sudden shortness of breath occurs, use your rescue inhaler. To get the benefit from this medicine you need to make sure you get your inhaler technique right, otherwise, it does not work as well.

The most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, and respiratory tract infection. If you get there, don’t stop taking it but do talk to your doctor. You can prevent some of these symptoms by rinsing your mouth and throat with water or brushing your teeth after using your inhaler. There are other, rarer side effects which can be serious. Talk to your doctor if you're worried about them.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.


Benefits of Budetrol Rotacap

In Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Budetrol 200 Rotacap helps the airways in your lungs stay open. It relaxes the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.

In Treatment and prevention of Asthma

Budetrol 200 Rotacap can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”. These may include house dust, pollen, pets and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Budetrol Rotacap

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Budetrol

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Cough
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Fungal infection of oropharynx
  • Tremors
  • Palpitations
  • Voice change
  • Pharyngolaryngeal pain
  • Influenza
  • Back pain
  • Oral fungal infection

How to use Budetrol 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 Budetrol Rotacap works

Budetrol 200 Rotacap is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Budesonide. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Budesonide is a steroid. It works by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Budetrol 200 Rotacap.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Budetrol 200 Rotacap is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Budetrol 200 Rotacap is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Budetrol Rotacap?

If you miss a dose of Budetrol 200 Rotacap, use 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.

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Quick tips

  • It contains two medicines in one inhaler for control of long term asthma and COPD symptoms.
  • It does not relieve sudden symptoms. Always use a rescue inhaler to treat sudden symptoms.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if your breathing problem worsens, or if rescue inhaler does not relieve symptoms.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after each use to prevent infections in the mouth and throat.
  • Carry your rescue inhaler wherever you go.

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I am suffering with allergic asthma with last 10 year presently I am taking montas L tablet and budetrol inhaler
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FAQs

Q. What is Budetrol 200 Rotacap prescribed for?

Budetrol 200 Rotacap is prescribed to treat symptoms of obstructive airways diseases like asthma and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease. The usual symptoms of obstructive airways diseases like asthma and COPD are wheezing, shortness of breath, breathlessness and chest tightness.

Q. Does Budetrol 200 Rotacap contain steroids?

Budesonide, which is a component of foracort, is a corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory medicines used to treat a range of conditions like asthma. They’re different from anabolic steroids which are used illegally to gain muscle mass.

Q. Will Budetrol 200 Rotacap be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are not getting relieved by the recommended doses, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. When can I drink water after taking Budetrol 200 Rotacap?

There are no restrictions on drinking water after taking Budetrol 200 Rotacap. However, it is better to rinse your mouth before drinking water to avoid ingestion of this medicine.

Q. What should I discuss with my doctor before starting treatment with Budetrol 200 Rotacap?

Inform the doctor about your detailed medical and surgical history. Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease. Inform your doctor about other medications you may be taking.

Q. When should I stop using the Budetrol 200 Rotacap?

You should consult a doctor before stopping the treatment with Budetrol 200 Rotacap. Do not abruptly discontinue unless advised by your doctor, otherwise it may lead to an asthma attack. Therefore, using Budetrol 200 Rotacap as recommended by your doctor is important.

Q. Is Budetrol 200 Rotacap safe during pregnancy?

Budetrol 200 Rotacap rotacaps is considered safe for use during pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you Budetrol 200 Rotacap only if it is needed and the advantage of taking it outweighs the risk. You should always consult a doctor before making any changes to your medication during pregnancy.

Q. Can I take antifungal medicine along with Budetrol 200 Rotacap?

Always consult your doctor for any concomitant medications that you may be taking. The doctor’s recommendations must be followed for medication advice.

Q. What are the common side effects of Budetrol 200 Rotacap?

Some commonly reported side effects of Budetrol 200 Rotacap are headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort and dizziness. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Budetrol 200 Rotacap?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

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  2. Budesonide + Formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Capability Green: AstraZeneca UK Limited,; 15 May 2001 [revised 6 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Budesonide + Formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Capability Green: AstraZeneca UK Limited; 20 Mar. 2003 [revised 6 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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