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RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER


Overview

Introduction of Rheolin Inhaler

RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe.

This medicine is for inhalation purpose only. Thus, it should not be taken by mouth. It is important to follow all the guidelines of doctor before using it. You should never stop using this medication suddenly as it may worsen your symptoms. However, before using it, inform doctor if you are suffering from any severe disease. It may cause blood sugar levels to rise. Therefore, your doctor may adjust your dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines. Keep a regular check on your blood glucose levels and do not miss any appointments. Headache is one of the common side effect, so drink plenty of water, get sufficient rest and avoid alcohol. Usually headaches go away after a week. If they persist for a long time, contact your doctor. You may also feel shaky but goes away after sometime.

How to use Rheolin Inhaler

Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.

How Rheolin Inhaler works

RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

Rheolin Inhaler related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER 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
RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Rheolin Inhaler?

If you miss a dose of RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • RHEOLIN 100 MCG INHALER is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rheolin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rheolin

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I m a chronic patient of asthma .please advice me for inhaler.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
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Sir I have asthma and I am suffering alot from. Last 1 month I have asthma from over 15 years but now it is more problematic There is a new inhaler I cam to know namely SEQUADRA I would like to ask can i use this in my asthma problem or is it only for COPD PATIENTS or is also effective in asthma please advice
Dr. Ankit Soni
Homeopathy
Please consult a Chest Physician He will prescribe you medicine that will be appropriate for your treatment do not indulge into self medication it can be dangerous
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FAQs

Q. What would happen if I take higher than the recommended dose of Rheolin?

Taking a higher than the recommended dose of Rheolin may cause seizures, chest pain, nervousness, headache, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness and lack of energy. High doses of Rheolin may also cause fast, irregular or pounding heartbeat, uncontrollable shaking of any part of the body and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. In any such case, seek immediate medical attention.

Q. Is it safe to take Rheolin inhaler if I have heart disease?

Yes, but its use depends on the severity of your heart problem. If you experience chest pain or any other symptom of worsening heart disease while taking Rheolin, you should seek immediate medical advice.

Q. Being a diabetic, what should I remember while taking Rheolin inhaler?

Rheolin may cause blood sugar levels to rise. Therefore, your doctor may adjust your dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines. Keep a regular check on your blood glucose levels and do not miss any appointments.

Q. I have started using Rheolin inhaler and I am experiencing headaches and shakiness. Is this because of Rheolin and will these go away?

It could be due to Rheolin. For headaches, drink plenty of water, get sufficient rest and avoid alcohol. Usually headaches go away after a week. If they persist for a long time, contact your doctor. Feeling shaky is a common side effect of Rheolin and goes away after sometime.

Q. When should I take Rheolin inhaler?

Use Rheolin as and when you need it. Rheolin inhaler relieves the symptoms of asthma like coughing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. You can also take it to prevent asthma attacks in circumstances where you know it may occur, example after strenuous exercise or unavoidable exposure to allergen.

Q. Can I smoke if I have been prescribed Rheolin inhaler?

No, you should not smoke while taking Rheolin inhaler. Smoking irritates the lungs. Especially in asthmatics, it makes breathing more difficult. Take advice from your doctor if you are finding it hard to avoid smoking.

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