Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Ventidox A Capsule

Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Ventidox A Capsule side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal upset
  • Restlessness

How to use Ventidox A Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Ventidox A Capsule works

Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule is a mucolytic and bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to breathe.

Ventidox A Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ventidox A Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Ventidox A 100 mg Capsule for prevention and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor potassium level and the level of this medicine in your body.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if you have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Ventidox A used for?

Ventidox A is used to treat symptoms of bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It blocks the intracellular enzyme (phosphodiesterases) followed by increase in level of messenger known as cyclic adenosine monophosphate, which promotes relaxation of bronchial muscles

Q. How does it work?

It inhibits the release of certain inflammatory chemicals (leukotrienes, tumor necrosis factor etc) in the lung thereby preventing inflammation in the lung. It also reduces thickness of the mucus thus making it easy for the patient to clear the mucus load

Q. Is Ventidox A an antibiotic or steroid?

No. Ventidox A is not an antibiotic or steroid

Q. What is Ventidox A capsule?

Ventidox A is available in capsule dosage form for the treatment of adults suffering from bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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