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Maxiflo 100 Rotacap

Prescription Required

Overview

Maxiflo 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 Maxiflo 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 Maxiflo Rotacap works

Maxiflo 100 Rotacap is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Fluticasone Propionate. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Fluticasone Propionate 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.

Maxiflo Rotacap related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Maxiflo 100 Rotacap. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Maxiflo 100 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
Maxiflo 100 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

  • Maxiflo 100 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 Maxiflo 100 Rotacap can lower blood potassium level.
  • Only miniscule amounts of Maxiflo 100 Rotacap may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Maxiflo

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I am suffering from Asthama and taking inhaler. Is it possible to leave inhaler.I am taking maxiflo 250 twice daily from last 5 yr and no prob as such
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
asthma control may be achieved with or without inhalers in different cases. if you are controlled with maxiflo dosage, a gradual attempt in decreasing inhaler doses/drugs can be made to ascertain your control dose
Having triuble breathing x ray showed more then usual size lungs and the lower part wasnt that curvy like the normal one (I googled about the pic I saw so may vary) and the report was early copd and my allergy level was high while normally 0 to 100 I was having aa90 so I want to know more about the disease in this age
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
Copd is common in age 40 or above . Meet a pulmonologist near you . You may be having severe asthma
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References
  1. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Asthma: fluticasone/formoterol (Flutiform) combination inhaler. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Fluticasone propionate/formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Cambridge, UK: Bard Pharmaceuticals Limited; 2018. [Accessed 24 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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