Ipravent Rotacaps 40 mcg
|Generic Name||Ipratropium Bromide|
Ipravent Rotacap 40 mcg
Ipravent Rotacaps 40 mcg is a prescription medicine used to relieve symptoms of lung disease such as asthma or chronic obstructive bronchitis (COPD). It is generally prescribed in cases where breathing becomes a tougher task, such as after surgery or during assisted ventilation. The medicine comprises of the active ingredient Ipratropium bromide, a bronchodilator used to control and prevent symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and breathing difficulties. Atrovent is the generic of Ipravent Rotacaps. Your doctor may prescribe Ipravent Rotacaps for the management of other conditions that not highlighted above. Your doctor will be the right person to tell you about the specific condition for you have been prescribed ipratropium bromide. You are advised to use this medication only under the supervision of a doctor.
Clinical Uses of Ipravent Rotacaps
Ipravent Rotacaps 40 mcg are used for controlling and preventing symptoms caused by an ongoing lung disorder. These symptoms include wheezing and shortness of breath, coughing, chest tightness. The active ingredient of the medicine is Ipratropium. Ipravent Rotacaps contains Ipratropium bromide categorized under the drug class anticholinergic bronchodilators, which is believed to relax the bronchial tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. This widens the air passage and makes it easier for you to breathe.
Ipravent Rotacaps is intended for inhalation with a suitable device called Rotahaler and must not be swallowed. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment. It is available as capsules of powdered medication which are placed in an inhalation device called Rotahaler. While inhaling, Rotahaler releases medication from Ipravent Rotacaps. When inhaled correctly, this medication has a better chance to reach the airways in the lungs. Make ensure you understand how to use the Rotahaler before inhaling the medicine. It is important to ensure that the mouthpiece of the device is correctly fitted over the mouth to prevent the mist from contacting the eyes. If you miss a dose, try to take it as soon as possible. However, you should skip the dose if it is almost time to take the next dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
Possible Side Effects
Before using this medication, consult your doctor if you have allergic to Ipratropium or another ingredient present in the medicine. An allergic reaction to this drug may cause rash, swelling, tongue, throat, hives, and difficulty breathing. Discontinue the drug and immediately contact your doctor to seek immediate medical help. In case you experience any severe side effects like pain or burning while urinating, headaches, nausea, blurred vision or pain in the eyes while inhaling Ipravent Rotacaps, visit your doctor’s place for advice.
Before using this medicine, let your doctor know if you have or have ever had glaucoma or problems associated with the urinary tract. You should also inform your doctor about your pregnancy status, if you are pregnant or planning to conceive, or are breastfeeding. Information given here is based on the active ingredient of the medicine. Effect and use of this asthma medication vary from one person to another. It is a wise decision to consult a doctor before using this medication.