Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used to prevent and treat asthma. It prevents the cells in the lungs and breathing passages from releasing substances that cause inflammation of the airways. This widens the airways and makes breathing easier.

Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml should be taken in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. 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 you should continue taking it even if you do not have any symptoms. If you stop taking it, your asthma may get worse.

To get the most benefit from this medicine, you need to make sure you get your inhaler technique right. For normal hygiene, the mouthpiece of the inhaler should be cleaned weekly with a clean, dry tissue or cloth. You should not wash or put any part of the inhaler in water.

The most common side effects of this medicine include upper respiratory tract infection, sinus infection, throat irritation, bronchitis, and voice change. You can help prevent these symptoms by rinsing your mouth and throat with water or brushing your teeth after using your inhaler. If you experienced any of these side effects, or any other symptoms which you believe are caused by the medicine, you should let your doctor know. In general, you should try to avoid situations that make your asthma worse or triggers it and try not to smoke. This medicine is not recommended for use in children.

Uses of Fluneb Respules

  • Treatment and prevention of Asthma

Side effects of Fluneb 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 Fluneb

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Sinus infection
  • Throat irritation
  • Bronchitis (inflammation of the airways)
  • Voice change

How to use Fluneb 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 Fluneb Respules works

Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml is a steroid. It prevents the cells in the lungs and breathing passages from releasing chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. This widens the airways and makes breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml 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.
Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml
₹161.0/Respules
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Quick Tips

  • Do not stop taking Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fluneb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I am having asthama & need rotahealer sometime. how to reduce. I am swimming in the morning for one month. kindly advice.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
read more about asthma at: www.arohealth.com/bronchial asthma
Dry scaling Psoriasis (10 years); asthma 3 years.; obesity I have been on folitrax 7.5 mg x 2 once a week for the last 8 years. I also take folvite 50 daily. The breathing difficulty is recent. I am on seroflo inhaler twice a day and tiate once a day. There is no change in the psoriasis but the asthma is getting worse.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
You should visit md medicine for asthmaNo idea about asthma
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FAQs

Q. How does Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml work?

Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of certain natural substances that cause allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness and pain.

Q. How long does Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml take to start working?

The time Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml requires to start working differs from person to person. However, you may get relief within 8 hours of starting Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml. It may even take several days before you see maximum benefits. In order to improve your symptoms faster, it is important to take the medicine regularly to gain maximum benefit from the medicine.

Q. My friend developed a severe allergic reaction when she started Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml. Could it be due to Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml even though it is used for allergy purposes?

In very rare cases, Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml can cause serious allergic reactions such as rash, hives, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, throat and tongue. It may also cause low blood pressure which may further cause lightheadedness and the patient may even faint. If these symptoms occur, you should immediately contact your doctor because such allergic reactions can be life threatening.

Q. My brother developed chickenpox while using Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml. Can Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml be responsible for chickenpox? What should be done?

Yes, it could be possible. The reason being, Fluneb 0.5mg Respules 2ml is a corticosteroid, which weakens the immune system of the body, making the body prone to infections such as chicken pox. You should immediately stop the medication and contact the doctor. The doctor may consider treating it with antiviral agents.

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Country of Origin: India

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