Duolin Rotacap

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Medicine Overview of Duolin Rotacap

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Uses of Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

Common

Tremor, Headache, Restlessness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations.

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How to use Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

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 Duolin Rotacap works

Levosalbutamol / levalbuterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Ipratropium

Ipratropium is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and asthma.
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Side effects of Ipratropium

Common

Headache, Nausea, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Cough, Throat irritation.

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How to use Ipratropium

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 Duolin Rotacap works

Ipratropium works by decreasing the activity of acetylcholine on the lung. This relaxes and opens up the air passages to make breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Duolin Rotacap

Expert advice for Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

  • Oral Levosalbutamol should be used with caution in patients with high blood pressure and heart diseases.
  • Levosalbutamol may cause a fall in blood potassium levels, potassium levels may have to be monitored especially if other drugs like theophylline, aminophylline, corticosteroids and diuretics (medicines which increase urine output) are used together.
  • If you need more than required dose of oral Levosalbutamol, it could be indication of worsening asthma, in such cases you need to consult doctor.

Expert advice for Ipratropium

  • Appropriate administration of ipratropium with the inhaler is essential for a successful therapy.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: cystic fibrosis (an inherited disease in which thick, sticky mucus builds up and that can damage many of the organs in the body) may be prone to gastrointestinal motility disturbances; glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eyes that causes visual problems), urinary problems or a prostate (a male reproductive organ) condition.
  • Consult your doctor if you suffer from allergic (hypersensitivity) reactions such as urticaria, angioedema (swelling of lips and eyes), rash, bronchospasms (constriction of the air passages), oropharyngeal swelling and severe allergy (anaphylaxis).
  • Consult your doctor if you suffer from irregular heartbeats after ipratropium nasal spray.
  • Ipratropium inhalation sometimes causes wheezing and difficulty breathing immediately after it is inhaled. Consult your doctor immediately.
  • Consult your doctor immediately, if you experience pain in the eye or discomfort, blurred vision, visual halos or colored images in association with red eyes due to conjunctival congestion and cornea swelling may be signs of acute narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • Do not use your ipratropium inhalers when you are near a flame or source of heat. The inhaler may explode, if it is exposed to very high temperatures.
  • Dizziness and blurred vision have been reported. If affected, the patient should be warned not to drive or operate machinery.
Warnings
Special precautions for Duolin Rotacap
Alcohol
CAUTION
Duolin Rotacap may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Duolin Rotacap 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.
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Lactation
Duolin Rotacap is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel dizzy, or have difficulty in focusing, or blurred vision while taking Duolin Rotacap
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Kidney
Duolin Rotacap is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Duolin Rotacap may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Duolin
Rotacap in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Duolin Rotacap

Frequently asked questions for Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol

Q. Is Levosalbutamol steroid?
No. It belongs to a class of drugs called beta agonists. It relaxes the muscles in the walls of the airways, opens them and thereby eases breathing in patients who have reversible obstructive airway disease like asthma, or some cases of chronic bronchitis
Q. What is Levosalbutamol syrup?
Levosalbutamol syrup is available for oral use to prevent and treat breathlessness in patients of asthma or chronic bronchitis. It contains 1 mg of Levosalbutamol per 5 ml of syrup.

Frequently asked questions for Ipratropium

Q. Is Ipratropium a steroid?
No, Ipratropium is not a steroid
Q. Is Ipratropium a narcotic?
No, Ipratropium is not a narcotic
Q. Does it contain opium?
It does not contain opium or its derivative
Q. Does Ipratropium cause weight gain?
Ipratropium has no known effects on weight gain
Q. Does Ipratropium cause constipation?
Yes, constipation is a known side effect of Ipratropium
Q. Does Ipratropium cause tachycardia (increased heart rate)?
Ipratropium may sometimes cause tachycardia (increased heart rate) in some patients. It is not a common side effect of Ipratropium
Q. Does Ipratropium cause an increase in blood pressure?
Ipratropium 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 Ipratropium bromide a bronchodilator?
Yes, Ipratropium/ Ipratropium bromide is a bronchodilator used to treat bronchitis, asthma and associated conditions
Q. Is Ipratropium bromide a long acting bronchodilator?
No, Ipratropium/ Ipratropium bromide is a short-acting bronchodilator
Q. Is Ipratropium bromide an antihistaminic/antibiotic or is it an anticholinergic?
Ipratropium is neither antihistamine nor an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of anticholinergic bronchodilators
Q. Is Ipratropium bromide a short-acting anticholinergic?
Yes, Ipratropium/ Ipratropium bromide is a short-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator
Q. Is Ipratropium safe for infants?
Yes, Ipratropium is safely used in infants. . Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Ipratropium bromide a rescue inhaler?
No, Ipratropium 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 Ipratropium bromide used alone?
Yes, Ipratropium bromide can be used alone as a maintenance therapy in the treatment of bronchospasm, asthma and other associated conditions
Q. Does Ipratropium bromide expire?
Yes, Ipratropium bromide formulations have an expiry date. Please Read the details on the package for the correct expiry date.
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