Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps
Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps
Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps
Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps
Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

By CIPLA LIMITED
30 Rotacap(s) in Box
69.98*
MRP 85.34
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3% EXTRA
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safety
All the Products are packed and stored Safely
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Ipratropium(40.0 Mcg) + Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol(100.0 Mcg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ASTHMATIC

Medical Description

Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps contains a combination of two medicines - Ipratropium and Levosalbutamol and is used to treat difficulty in breathing, coughing and whistling sound while breathing which a...
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uses

Uses of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps is used to relieve symptoms of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) like breathing difficulties, coughing and whistling sound while breathing and tightness in the ...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

  • If you are allergic to Ipratropium or Levosalbutamol or any other ingredients of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps
  • If you are allergic to atropine or its derivatives
  • If you have any problems with your heart
  • If you are below 12 years of age (as there is no information on safety)
sideEffects

Side effects of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Cough, runny nose
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, indigestion, constipation
  • Dry mouth, sore throat
  • Shakiness, nervousness
  • Muscle pain or cramps
  • Breathing problem
  • Palpitations, chest pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Skin rash, itching, swelling
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effects of this medicine in human pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is really needed and the advantage overweighs the risk. P...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps while breastfeeding?
A:
  • It is unknown if the components of this medicine pass into breast milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during br...
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driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps?
A:
Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps may cause dizziness and blurring of vision, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps?
A:
Alcohol intake along with the use of this medicine can make you more dizzy or drowsy, thus you should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any heart problems.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have glaucoma.
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You had or have fits.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have difficulty passing urine due to bladder problems or an enlarged prostate (mostly in men).
  • You are suffering from a condition called cystic fibrosis. It increases the chances of getting stomach disturbances if you use Duolin with it.
  • The chances of side effects increase significantly in the elderly population, so elderly patients should be cautious while using this medicine.
  • Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps is not recommended for use in children less than 12 years old.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

How Does It Work?

  • COPD is a common lung problem that produces damage to the lungs over the period. This condition produces symptoms like coughing with mucous for a long time and eventually leading to breathing difficul...
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  • Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps works by the anticholinergic effect of Ipratropium and the bronchodilator effect of Salbutamol.
  • Few chemical substances (Acetylcholine) released in the body are responsible for the tightness of breathing tubes.
  • Ipratropium blocks the effect of this substance and decreases the tone of breathing tubes, thus making breathing easier.
  • Salbutamol acts mainly on smaller lung tubes and dilates them by relaxing the muscles.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

  • Take Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps exactly as directed by your doctor. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Shake the inhaler.
  • You should not take more puffs than that told by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps along with medicines used to treat psychiatric illness (Amitriptyline, selegiline, etc.) or medicines used to treat asthma (Albuterol, Epinephrine) shou...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with beta-blockers like Propranolol, Labetalol, etc. (used to treat high blood pressure and heart problems), may decrease the effectiveness of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rota...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with water pills like Furosemide, Hydrochlorothiazide may decrease the potassium level in the body which leads to heart rhythm abnormalities. Your doctor may advise th...
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  • Other medicines like Digoxin (used to treat heart problems), Xanthine preparations like Theophylline (used in asthma) and should be used cautiously.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

  • Store Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps used for?

A: Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps is used to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and its symptoms are sneezing, coughing, difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, etc.

Q: I am taking medicines for diabetes, can I use Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps?

  • Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps may alter the blood glucose level in the body. If you have diabetes, tell your doctor before starting the treatment.
  • Your doctor may evaluate your situation and prescribe it in dose and duration accordingly. He may ask you to do some blood glucose monitoring tests if necessary.

Q: Can I stop taking Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking this medicine until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good as it may lead to treatment failure.

Q: How does Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps work?

  • Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps is a combination of two medications, Ipratropium and Levosalbutamol.
  • Ipratropium decreases the resistance in breathing tubes in the lungs, while Levosalbutamol relaxes the smaller airway tube muscles so that more air reaches the lungs. Thus, it is useful in relieving s...
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Q: Can I give this medicine to my son, who is 10 years old?

A: No, it should not be given to children below the age of 12 years. You should never self-prescribe any medicine on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: Is Duolin Bottle Of 30 Rotacaps habit-forming?

A: No, it is not habit-forming.

Q: Does this medicine contain steroids?

A: No, this medicine does not contain steroids. It contains Ipratropium and Levosalbutamol which relaxes the muscles of the airways in the lungs.
Last Updated on: 14 Jul 2021 | 03:28 PM (IST)
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