Beclate Rotacaps 100 (Beclometasone 400 Mcg)
What is Beclate inhaler
Beclate inhaler is used by puffing it through the mouth down to the lungs therefore reaching the desired part to be treated. Beclomethasone's ability to reach the targeted area minimizes the side effects normally associated with oral drugs intake. It is a well tolerated medicine and controls asthma to the lowest level it does not affect the growth in children when administered and allow free flow of air in the respiratory tract.
HOW IT WORKSIts main active ingredient is known as BeclomethasoneDipropionate. Being a st**dal drug it has a strong chemical attraction to cytoplasm receptors and prevents the increasing formation of chemical enhancers that are liable to lungs inflammation. Beclomethasone focuses mainly on the factors responsible for inflammation by suppressing them in the process thus preventing their further accumulation that could eventually result to asthmatic condition.
WHAT TO AVOIDThough this drug is well tolerated for both adults and children but there are certain factors to consider before taking it. Here are some of the things to avoid:
* avoid this drug if are allergic to Beclomethasone or any other active ingredient *do not take it if you are pregnant
*if you're breast feeding a baby
* avoid taking this medicine if you have history of diabetes
* do not take it if you have thyroid disorders
*you should avoid this drug if you suffer from cataract or glaucoma
* avoid taking it if you suffer mental disorder or depression such as psychosis
*it is advisable to avoid it if you have tuberculosis, herpes or fungal infections. DOSAGE
The normal dose for the effective treatment of this drug depends your doctor's prescription and the level of infection therefore it is very necessary to adhere strictly to the doctor's advice. In addition, recommended dose should be observed regularly in order not to miss a dose.
AVAILABILITYBeclate inhaler is available in two different packs containing main active ingredient called BeclomethasoneDipropionate:
* Beclate Inhaler 100 mcg
* Beclate Inhaler 200mcg
THE MANUFACTURERBeclate Inhaler is produced by Cipla a well known pharmaceutical company. USAGE
Its mode of usage is by puffing the content through the mouth while pressing the canister. In order to utilize this product effectively the following step should be taken:
1. Make sure to clean the mouthpiece of your inhaler before and after use
2. Shake the inhaler very well while holding it upright
3. Empty the air from your lungs by taking a deep breath
4. Insert the inhaler's mouthpiece in your mouth then hold it tightly with lips
5. Breath in the content while press the canister in order to inhale rude of the drug
6. Remove the inhaler and try to hold your breath as long as you can preferably for 10 seconds
7. Then breathe out through nose
8. Close the mouthpiece by replacing the cap immediately after use
9. Repeat the dose if necessary but on your doctor's instruction
HOW FREQUENT TO TAKE ITAs earlier mentioned you should always follow your doctor's prescription. It is also important to maintain daily and regular dose so as not to forget the time to take it.
TREATMENT DURATIONYou should not stop this medication or alter the doses in any form without informing your doctor he is the only person who can decide on this issue depending onyour health condition. It is a continuous treatment so you shouldn't stop even if your health improves.
OVERDOSAGEThough this drug should be taken with serious precautions but if a case of overdose arises do not hesitate to contact your doctor immediately even if you did not detect any serious side effects. In addition, never try to double up missed doses.
SIDE EFFECTSIt is very common with all active medicine to have side effects mild or severe. Though taking BeclomethasoneDipropionate inhaler shows little signs of side effects compared to its tablet form the following side effects may occur:
* Coughing or sneezing
* Mild pose throat
* Retarded wound healing
* Thirsty condition
* Dry mouth
* Slight headache
* Swollen face, throat or tongue
* Skin rashes or itching.
DRUG INTERACTIONSIt is always recommended to systematically inform your doctor of any medication you use prior to taking Beclomethasone. Here is the compilation of some drugs that could have interaction with Beclomethasone
THINGS TO TAKE CARE OF
* Always keep the medicine out of the reach of children
* This drug is not intended for use in Status Asthamaticus
3. It does not belong to a class of drug called bronchodilator so it should not be recommended for the fast relief of chronic bronchospasm.
- Do not stop taking beclometasone tablets even if you feel better follow your doctor’s advice when and how to stop.
- Beclometasone should not be used continuously for longer than 3 months without consulting a doctor.
- Do not start or continue the beclometasone spray/tablet and consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to become pregnant.
- Some people may feel sleepy after taking beclometasone. Avoid driving or performing activities that require alertness till you know how the drug affects you.
Frequently asked questions
|Generic Name||Beclomethasone Dipropionate|
|Manufacturer||Cipla Pharma, India|
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