Derihaler 2.5mg Respules

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Introduction

Derihaler 2.5mg Respules belongs to a group of medicines called fast-acting bronchodilators or “relievers”. It’s used to treat the symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing, and breathlessness.

Derihaler 2.5mg Respules is called "reliever" inhalers because they give you quick relief from breathing problems when you need it. In most cases, you will be given another inhaler to prevent your symptoms (a “preventer”) and you should use this regularly every day. Derihaler 2.5mg Respules works quickly and the effects can last several hours. You can use it at any time of day, but only use it when you notice symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest or you know that you are going to do an activity that can cause breathlessness. When an asthma attack happens, you should take the number of puffs your doctor recommends. There are several types of inhaler devices so make sure you know how to use your inhaler correctly, otherwise, it may not work. Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor tells you to. If you stop, your breathing problems could get worse.

Derihaler 2.5mg Respules is generally safe and effective but may cause some common side effects which include tremors, headaches, and tachycardia. These side effects are not often dangerous and should gradually improve as your body gets used to this medicine. There are other rare, side effects and you should call your doctor straight away if you get chest pain, a very bad headache, or very bad dizziness.

Before using Derihaler 2.5mg Respules, you should tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid gland, a history of heart problems, diabetes, or low levels of potassium in your blood to make sure it is safe. Also, make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast-feeding before taking this medicine. This medicine can make you feel dizzy or shaky, therefore, do not drive, use tools, or machinery until you feel better. Avoid smoking as it causes damage to your lungs and will make your condition worse.

Uses of Derihaler Respules

Benefits of Derihaler Respules

In Treatment and prevention of Asthma

Derihaler 2.5mg Respules 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.

In Treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Bronchodilators like Derihaler 2.5mg Respules help the airways in your lungs stay open. They work by relaxing 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.

Side effects of Derihaler Respules

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 Derihaler

  • Tachycardia
  • Tremor
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Increased heart rate
  • Muscle cramp

How to use Derihaler Respules

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Twist off the top of the respule/transpule and squeeze all the liquid into the nebulizer. It should be used right away after opening.

How Derihaler Respules works

Derihaler 2.5mg Respules is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Derihaler 2.5mg Respules. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Derihaler 2.5mg Respules may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Derihaler 2.5mg Respules is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Derihaler Respules?

If you miss a dose of Derihaler 2.5mg Respules, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Derihaler 2.5mg Respules is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness.
  • It must be taken regularly to help keep the airways open at all times.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood potassium levels. Inform your doctor if you notice muscle twitching, weakness, or an irregular heartbeat.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart diseases or if you experience headaches, or chest pain.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzyl Alcohols Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Short acting β2-agonists

Interaction with drugs

Taking Derihaler with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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Patient concerns

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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
Pulmonology
It is less likely you have copd at this age You need detailed check up and spirometry test for same
Old cough at morning last 15 years
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
can be bronchial asthma or COPD consult chest physician
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FAQs

Q. What would happen if I take higher than the recommended dose of Derihaler 2.5mg Respules?

Taking a higher than the recommended dose of Derihaler 2.5mg Respules may cause seizures, chest pain, nervousness, headache, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness and lack of energy. High doses of Derihaler 2.5mg Respules may also cause fast, irregular or pounding heartbeat, uncontrollable shaking of any part of the body, and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. In any such case, seek immediate medical attention.

Q. Is it safe to take Derihaler 2.5mg Respules if I have heart disease?

Yes, Derihaler 2.5mg Respules is considered safe, but its use depends on the severity of your heart problem. If you experience chest pain or any other symptom of worsening heart disease while taking Derihaler 2.5mg Respules, seek immediate medical advice.

Q. Being a diabetic, what should I remember while taking Derihaler 2.5mg Respules?

Derihaler 2.5mg Respules may cause blood sugar levels to rise. Therefore, your doctor may adjust your dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines. Keep a regular check on your blood glucose levels and do not miss any appointments. Consult your doctor if you experience a sudden rise in blood sugar levels.

Q. I have started using Derihaler 2.5mg Respules and I am experiencing headaches and shakiness. Is this because of Derihaler 2.5mg Respules and will these go away?

Yes, it could be due to Derihaler 2.5mg Respules. Feeling shaky is a common side effect of Derihaler 2.5mg Respules which goes away after some time. For headaches, drink plenty of water, get sufficient rest and avoid alcohol. Usually headaches go away after a week. If they persist for a long time, contact your doctor.

Q. When should I take Derihaler 2.5mg Respules?

Use Derihaler 2.5mg Respules as and when you need it. Derihaler 2.5mg Respules relieves the symptoms of asthma like coughing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. You can also take it to prevent asthma attacks in circumstances where you know it may occur (e.g., after strenuous exercise or unavoidable exposure to allergen).

Q. Can I smoke if I have been prescribed Derihaler 2.5mg Respules?

No, you should not smoke while taking Derihaler 2.5mg Respules. Smoking irritates the lungs. The medicine may make breathing more difficult, especially in patients who have asthma. Take advice from your doctor if you are finding it hard to avoid smoking.

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