Aerocort Rotacaps 100mcg 100mcg
Aerocort rotacaps 100/100mcg
|Generic For||Aerocort Rotacaps|
|Generic Name||Beclomethasone Dipropionate + Levosalbutamol|
Aerocort rotacaps 100/100mcg
Aerocort rotacaps 100/100mcg is a combination medication of beclomethasone dipropionate and levosalbutamol. Both ingredients have different modes of action and show additive effects to cure asthma.Levosalbutamol has a highly selective action on the receptors in bronchial muscle, resulting in dilation of bronchi.Beclomethasone dipropionate is a chemically synthesized glucocorticoid with a potent anti-inflammatory activity and weak mineralocorticoid activity.This combination of both drugs is specially prescribed for those patients who need regular doses of both drugs for treatment of their obstructive airways disease.
What is Aerocort rotacaps used for?
Aerocort Rotacaps is a combination drug containing an active (R)-enantiomer of the racemate and a synthetic glucocorticoid with a potent anti-inflammatory activity prescribed for treatment of asthma in patients aged 12 years and older.
How does Aerocort rotacaps work?
Aerocort Rotacaps contains two main ingredients Beclomethasone Dipropionate and Levosalbutamol Sulphate. Beclomethasone is a glucocorticoid with anti-inflammatory properties as it is steroidal drug having high affinity to the cytoplasmic receptors and inhibits the formation of chemical mediators that results in inflammation of lungs. This medication selectively targets on factors causing inflammation and stops them and doesn’t permit them to accumulate and cause asthma.
On other hand, Levosalbutamol Sulphate is a beta receptor agonist and it result in bronchi dilatation effects. Levosalbutamol Sulphate stimulates the beta-2 receptors and results in smooth muscles relaxation of all airways from the trachea to the terminal bronchioles. This chemical promotes relaxing of constricted bronchioles and facilitates the smooth breathing.
What does Aerocort rotacaps 100/100mcg contain?
The active ingredients in Aerocort rotacaps 100/100mcg are Beclomethasone Dipropionate and Levosalbutamol Sulphate.
What are the side effects of Aerocort rotacaps?
Like any other medications, they also have few side effects with an incidence rate of 3% or more are upper respiratory tract infection or inflammation, throat irritation, dysphonia, headache, dizziness, nausea and vomiting.
What medications interact with Aerocort rotacaps?
It is important that you make known to your physician all the medications you use. This encompasses prescription, vitamin supplements, over-the-counter, and herbal products. Your physician will give you a list of the drugs you should avoid while taking Inhaler. Below are some of the drugs which interact with Inhaler.
When should Aerocort rotacaps not be used?
You should avoid Aerocort rotacaps if you are:
- Allergic to the drug
- Already pregnant or are planning to conceive
- Lactating mother
- Sensitive to any other allergies
- Serious liver problem
- Severe nasal problems
- Infections of the skin
Please consult your physician before taking Aerocort rotacaps.
How should Aerocort rotacaps be used?
The medicine should be taken as prescribed by your physician. If possible, take the dose at a particular time each day; this will minimize the probability of a missed dose. Generally, 1 or 2 puffs out of your inhaler are efficient to relieve you from the symptoms. Never overdose or under-dose, instead take the prescribed dosage.
How long should you use Aerocort rotacaps?
The medicine should be taken for as long as the doctor has recommended. Always consult your doctor before stopping taking the drug or changing the dosage.
Missed dose of Aerocort rotacaps
If you miss one dose of Aerocort rotacaps, you should not attempt to double your next dose. Just do follow the regular dosing schedule.
How should Aerocort rotacaps be stored?
Aerocort rotacaps should be stored in controlled room temperature and in an airtight container.