Nebzmart Inhaler helps relieve cough if it is caused due to asthma. In children, it is used to relieve cough which sounds like ‘dog bark’. This cough is caused due to irritation and swelling of the airways which further makes the airways narrow. As a result, when your child tries to breathe through the narrow passage, it becomes hard to breathe and causes coughing. Nebzmart Inhaler helps to reduce this irritation and swelling of the airways.
Q. Is Nebzmart Inhaler safe?
Nebzmart Inhaler is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. Does Nebzmart Inhaler raise blood sugar?
Yes, if you are taking Nebzmart Inhaler orally, your blood sugar levels may increase. However, with Nebzmart Inhaler inhalers, an increase in the blood sugar levels is very rare but may increase only if very high doses are taken for a very long time.
Q. Does Nebzmart Inhaler cause bone loss?
Nebzmart Inhaler being a steroid tends to decrease bone density, but this is usually seen in patients who take Nebzmart Inhaler in high doses and for a very long time. Take Nebzmart Inhaler as per the doctor’s advice to decrease the chances of developing decreased bone density.
Q. Is Nebzmart Inhaler effective?
Nebzmart Inhaler is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Nebzmart Inhaler too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. Does Nebzmart Inhaler weaken the immune system?
Nebzmart Inhaler may weaken the immune system; however, it is more common in people who take Nebzmart Inhaler orally (tablet or capsule). Whereas, with Nebzmart Inhaler inhalation, the immune system weakens only if it is taken in very high doses for a very long time.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Nebzmart Inhaler?
If you forget a dose of Nebzmart Inhaler, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.