Aerocort Rotacaps

Aerocort Rotacaps

Cipla Ltd
Uses of Aerocort Rotacaps:
Asthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Asthma
Composition of Aerocort Rotacaps:
Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol 100mcg + Beclometasone 100mcg
₹29.3
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MRP: ₹39.07
Product Details

SKU: PC-46
Product Description: Aerocort Rotacaps is manufactured by Cipla Ltd
Packing: Container
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol is generally used in treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Beclometasone is generally used in treatment of allergy symptoms, asthma, eye disorders, severe allergic reactions and skin disorders

Side effects

  • Headache
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Increased heart rate
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Muscle cramp
  • Palpitations
  • Sore throat
  • Tremor

How to use

For directions before use, please check the label. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.
Rotacaps must not be swallowed. For directions before use, please check the label. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How it works

Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol is a bronchodilator. It relaxes the muscles in the airways & respiratory tract to make the condition better. This helps in making the breathing easier.
Beclometasone is a steroid. It blocks the production of some chemical messengers that cause inflammation, redness, swlling & other allergies in the body thereby improving the condition.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Levosalbutamol steroid?
Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol refers to a group of medications called beta agonists that relaxes the muscles thereby making the patients who have airway disease like asthma to feel easy to breathe.

Q. What is Levosalbutamol syrup?
The Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol syrup is used to prevent and manage the breathlessness in patients like asthma or chronic bronchitis.

Q. How long can I take Beclometasone/beconase?
The duration of Beclometasone depends on the disease it is used for.Beclometasone is safe to use if so it is used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as per the advice of the doctor.

Q. Can I take Sudafed/pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, antihistaminics/ cetirizine, ibuprofen with $name?
Yes, pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, cetirizine, ibuprofen can be taken along with $name. Please consult your doctor before changing medication

Q. Does Beclometasone cause weight gain?
Prolonged use of Beclometasone may cause weight gain. So consult the doctor if you experience this symptom.

Q. Is Beclometasone safe?
Beclometasone is safe to use if so it is used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as per the advice of the doctor.

Expert Advice

  • Oral Levosalbutamol should be used with caution in patients with high blood pressure and heart diseases.Levosalbutamol may cause a fall in blood potassium levels, potassium levels may have to be monitored especially if other drugs like theophylline, aminophylline, corticosteroids and diuretics (medicines which increase urine output) are used together.If you need more than required dose of oral Levosalbutamol, it could be indication of worsening asthma, in such cases you need to consult doctor.
  • Beclometasone is used to treat a variety of conditions that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.Beclometasone can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Beclometasone. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.Do not stop taking Beclometasone suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
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