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Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap

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Overview

Introduction

Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lungs is blocked). It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening them and making it easier to breathe.

Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap also relieves inflammation of the airways. It is for inhalation purpose only. You must follow the guidelines given by your doctor regarding the use of this medicine. However, before using it, inform the doctor if you are suffering from any severe medical condition.

You should never use this medicine to treat an asthma attack that has already begun as it may cause life threatening condition. Tremor, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping) and dry mouth are some side effects of this medicine.

Evocort Rotacap side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Fungal infections in the mouth
  • Headache
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Evocort 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 Evocort Rotacap works

Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Mometasone. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Mometasone 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.

Evocort Rotacap related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg 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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap is a combination of two medicines that opens the airways and makes it easier to breathe.
  • 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 of this medicine under medical supervision as it may cause wheezing or tightening of the airways (bronchospasm) immediately after using.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your  blood potassium level as low oxygen level in the blood (hypoxia) and medicines such as Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap can lower blood potassium level.
  • Only miniscule amounts of Evocort 6 mcg/200 mcg Rotacap may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Evocort

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My son is 7years old. He haa asthma. Since 3 daya he has asthma attack now he is quite batter bt he is coughing with mucous. I m giving him budecort inhaler 200 and lovolin inhaler 50 mcg. 1 nd 1 puff. Can i give him piriton mucolytic expectorant to clear his mucous.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
In present situation provisional diagnosis cannot be done without taking in to consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination of patient. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician.
I am the patient , I suffer breathing problem since childhood and I have been taking montair fx and pump since long time . Is there any permanent cure ?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
usually asthma can be well controlled so that you do not require regular inhalers throughout year. this can be achieved by seeing your pulmonary function tests and avoiding allergens
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References
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