Aerotrop 18mcg Box Of 180md Metered Dose Inhaler
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Aerotrop 18 MCG Description
Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler contains tiotropium as an active ingredient. It is used for the maintenance of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is a bronchodilator that acts by dilating
the airway tract by relaxing the smooth muscle. It should be taken for inhalation purpose via the mouth and not to be swallowed. Take it at the dose recommended by your doctor for the prescribed duration to gain the optimal benefit from it. You may experience dry mouth or oral infection after using Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler. Hence, it is recommended to maintain oral hygiene while on this medication.
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|Contains||Tiotropium Bromide(18.0 Mcg)|
|Side effects||Sinusitis, headache, dizziness, constipation, dry mouth|
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Uses of Aerotrop 18 MCG
Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler is used for the maintenance treatment of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Contraindications of Aerotrop 18 MCG
If you are allergic to Tiotropium or any other component of Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler.
Side effects of Aerotrop 18 MCG
- Application site irritation (swollen tongue, mouth ulceration and pharyngolaryngeal pain)
- Sinusitis, headache, dizziness
- Constipation, dry mouth, dehydration
- Pain in joints (arthralgia), joint swelling
- Fungal infection in the mouth
- Taste disorders, throat irritation
- Intraocular pressure increased
- Dry skin
Precautions and Warnings of Aerotrop 18 MCG
Can I take Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler on human pregnancy. It is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine during pregnancy unless it is prescribed by your doctor considers it to be safe.
Can I take Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler on breastmilk. It is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine during breastfeeding unless it is prescribed by your doctor considers it to be safe.
Can I drive if I have consumed Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler?
No studies have been performed. However, if you experience dizziness, blurred vision after taking Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler, avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler?
It is not known whether Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler interacts with alcohol. However, it is recommended to avoid consuming alcohol while on this medicine and talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You experience an allergic reaction after using Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler.
- Your respiratory condition gets worsened characterized by breathing difficulty.
- You have an eye condition known as narrow-angle glaucoma.
- You have kidney disease and urinary retention conditions.
- Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler should not be used in children below 18 years of age.
- Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler should not be used for acute attacks or as rescue therapy.
Mode of Action of Aerotrop 18 MCG
How Does It Work?
Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler is a bronchodilator which acts on the smooth muscle of the airway tract and facilitates the relaxation of the smooth muscle and dilation of the airway tract. Thus, it helps in relieving the symptoms....
Directions for Use of Aerotrop 18 MCG
Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler should be taken as directed by your doctor. Take the exact dose as recommended by the doctor. Do not miss the dose. Do not puncture the canister.
Interactions of Aerotrop 18 MCG
Interactions with other medicines
- Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler used along with other anticholinergic medicine such as ipratropium can cause additive effect, increasing side effects.
- Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid interactions.
Storage and disposal of Aerotrop 18 MCG
- Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
- Keep away from the children and pets.
- Do not puncture the canister, break it or burn it even if it is empty.
Dosage of Aerotrop 18 MCG
- Excess of Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler can cause dry mouth and inflammation of the eye.
- If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I share Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler with my friend having COPD?
A: It is recommended not to share your Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler with anyone because the dose depends on the severity of your condition and also sharing may increase the risk of infection.
Q: How long do I need to take Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler?
A: Your doctor may prescribe you to take Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler for a long term because COPD is a chronic condition which requires symptomatic treatment.
Q: How can I prevent my COPD from getting worse?
A: Along with the regular intake of medicine as advised by your doctor, wearing a mask whenever you go out, avoid smoking and heavy workout, can slow the progression of COPD.
Q: Is Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler a steroid?
A: No, Aerotrop is not a steroid. It contains tiotropium as its active component, which is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing and opening the air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.
Q: What is the composition of Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler?
A: The composition of Aerotrop Metered-Dose Inhaler consists of tiotropium as an active ingredient.
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