Duolin Forte Rotacaps
Duolin Forte Rotacaps
Duolin Forte Rotacaps

Duolin Forte Rotacaps

By CIPLA LIMITED
30 Rotacap(s) in Box
135.22*
MRP 164.90
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Medical Description

Duolin Forte Rotacap contains a combination of ipratropium and levosalbutamol as an active ingredient. It is used to treat difficulty in breathing, coughing and whistling sounds while breathing which ...
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ContainsIpratropium(80.0 Mcg),Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol(100.0 Mcg)
UsesChronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Side effectsNausea Vomiting Dry mouth Constipation
ClassificationANTI-ASTHMATIC
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Uses of Duolin Forte Rotacaps

Duolin Forte Rotacap is used to relieve symptoms of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) like breathing difficulties, coughing and whistling sound while breathing and tightness in the chest.

Contraindications of Duolin Forte Rotacaps

  • If you are allergic to Ipratropium or Levosalbutamol or any other ingredients of Duolin Forte Rotacap
  • 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)

Side effects of Duolin Forte 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

Precautions and Warnings of Duolin Forte Rotacaps

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Duolin Forte Rotacap 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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Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Duolin Forte Rotacap 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Duolin Forte Rotacap?
A:
Duolin Forte Rotacap may cause dizziness and blurring of vision, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Duolin Forte Rotacap?
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.

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 Forte with it.
  • The chances of side effects increase significantly in the elderly population, so elderly patients should be cautious while using this medicine.
  • Duolin Forte Rotacap is not recommended for use in children less than 12 years old.

Mode of Action of Duolin Forte 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 Forte Rotacap 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.

Directions for Use of Duolin Forte Rotacaps

  • Use Duolin Forte Rotacap 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 of Duolin Forte Rotacaps

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Duolin Forte Rotacap along with medicines used to treat psychiatric illness (Amitriptyline, selegiline, etc.) or medicines used to treat asthma (Albuterol, Epinephrine) should be av...
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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 Forte Rotacap.
  • 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.

Storage and disposal of Duolin Forte Rotacaps

  • Store Duolin Forte Rotacap below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Duolin Forte 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 Forte Rotacap used for?

A: Duolin Forte Rotacaps uses are to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and its symptoms are sneezing, coughing, difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, etc.

Q: How does Duolin Forte Rotacap work?

  • Duolin Forte Rotacap 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: 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.

Q: Does Duolin Forte provide immediate relief in a sudden acute asthma attack?

A: No, it is not used to relieve sudden breathing problems. You should always keep your rescue inhaler readily available if sudden shortness of breath occurs.

Q: Are there any side effects of Duolin Forte?

A: Duolin Forte side effects may include headache, dizziness, cough, runny nose, nausea, vomiting etc. Although not everyone gets them. These side effects usually resolve with time.
Product Details
Brand
DUOLIN FORTE
Expires on or After
30/12/2023
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:30 AM (IST)
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