Derinide 200mcg Respicap

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Derinide 200mcg Respicap

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Primarily used for

30 respicaps in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Derinide Respicap


Uses of Derinide Respicap

Derinide 200mcg Respicap is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and asthma.

Side effects of Derinide Respicap


Throat irritation, Hoarseness of voice, Cough.


How to use Derinide Respicap

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Derinide 200mcg Respicap is to be taken with food.

How Derinide Respicap works

Derinide 200mcg Respicap is a corticosteroid. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the body that are responsible for inflammation.

In Depth Information on Derinide Respicap

Expert advice for Derinide Respicap

  • Derinide ‘dampens down’ inflammation in the lungs to provide long-term (maintenance) treatment of asthma and prevent disease progression.
  • Derinide will not work for an ongoing asthma attack. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing.
  • Learn the correct technique of using metered dose inhalers (MDI) and dry powder inhalers (DPI) to ensure that the right amount of medication reaches your lungs, and side effects are minimized.
  • Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
  • Take it at the same time every day to prevent asthma attacks.
  • Do not open and close the cover unnecessarily as you will lose the medicine.
  • Never breathe out into the mouthpiece.
  • Only minuscule amounts of Derinide may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects such or weight gain are unlikely.
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Derinide Respicap related warnings
Special precautions for Derinide Respicap
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Derinide 200mcg Respicap 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.
Derinide 200mcg Respicap is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Derinide 200mcg Respicap does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Derinide 200mcg Respicap is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Derinide 200mcg Respicap may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Derinide 200mcg Respicap should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Derinide 200mcg Respicap may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Derinide 200mcg Respicap is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available in these patients is very limited.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Path 30mg Tablet, Piopar 15mg Tablet, Piopar 30mg Tablet, Path 15mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Derinide Respicap

Frequently asked questions about Budesonide

Q. Does budesonide inhaler contain steroids?
Yes. Budesonide inhaler is a steroid drug used mainly to control an asthma attack
Q. Is budesonide safe?
Yes. Budesonide is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Q. Is budesonide same as Pulmicort?
Yes. Pulmicort is a brand name of budesonide
Q. Are budesonide and albuterol same?
No. Budesonide is different from albuterol which is a beta-receptor agonist drug. Both are usedto treat asthma
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/prednisolone/Benadryl with budesonide?
Budesonide can be taken with ibuprofen or Benadryl only if advised by your doctor. Prednisolone is another steroid medication and generally not taken along with other steroid like budesonide, so it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking prednisolone with budesonide
Q. Does budesonide cause weight loss/weight gain/hair loss/hyperactivity?
Budesonide may cause weight gain but not weight loss, hyperactivity or hair loss and increased hair growth on face. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does budesonide cure cough?
Budesonide can cure cough related to asthma or allergic diseases of nose, throat or chest
Q. Does it help in croup?
It is not used for croup
Q. Is budesonide safe for infants?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before giving budesonide to an infant or child.

Substitutes for Derinide

No substitutes found for this medicine
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