Generic Name : Duova Rotacaps – 18mcg + 12mcg
Manufacture : Cipla Ltd
Presentation : Rotacaps
Delivery Days : 10-12working days
Quantity : 30 Rotacaps
Duova Rotacaps 18mcg+12mcg
Duova Rotacap treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder or COPD. It is a disorder of the lungs where the air circulation to the lungs is obstructed. This inhaler helps relax the muscles present in air passages. It helps you breathe easily. It also helps ease wheezing, coughing, wheezing, and breathlessness. Your doctor would help you know how many times you need to use the inhaler in a day. You can see the effects of this inhaler a couple of days after use. It may take a couple of weeks to see the maximum effects.
To get the maximum results of this medicine, use it regularly. If you do not see any symptoms, continue using this inhaler as per the doctor’s advice. No symptoms mean the inhaler is working for you. In case you discontinue using this inhaler, your COPD condition can deteriorate. To make the most of this inhaler, learn the correct way to use it else its use will not benefit you.
Do not use this inhaler if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in this inhaler. Tell your physician if you have
- Low blood potassium level
- Heart problems
- High blood pressure
- Thyroid problems
- Adrenal gland tumor
Some medications can interact with this inhaler. Hence, it is important to tell your physicians about other medications you are taking.
Also, tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, or planning pregnancy before you start using this inhaler.
Uses of Duova Rotacap
COPD – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Benefits of Duova Rotacap
COPD which is a lung order can cause breathing problems. This disorder occurs when the airways responsible for carrying the air inside and outside the lungs get swelling.
This inhaler helps relax the muscles present in the airways and widen them. It will make the breathing process easier. You will also get relief from other symptoms like breathlessness, wheezing, and coughing.
Consumption of alcohol should be avoided along with exposure to fumes, dust, and pollution. Also, exercise regularly to stay fit. Ask your doctor for the duration of exercise suitable for you.
Side effects of Duova Rotacap
The most common side effects of the Duova Rotocap are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dryness of mouth, insomnia, dizziness, and infection of nasal and throat passages. If you experience any of the symptoms given, do not stop using the inhaler. Most of the symptoms can be prevented by rinsing your throat and mouth with water. You can also brush your teeth after using this inhaler to prevent some side effects.
You may experience some rare and serious side effects with this inhaler. If you notice them, contact your physician immediately.
Most side effects would not need immediate help from the doctor. You can see the side effects subside with time. If they turn severe, consult your physician.
Common side effects
- Throat infection
- Infection in nasal passages
- Dryness in mouth
How to use it?
Do not swallow this inhaler. Go through the instructions and directions given on the label.
- Keep the capsule at the tip of the rota haler instead of the mouthpiece.
- Spin the mouthpiece thoroughly until a click sound comes out
- Breathe in (deep breathing) through the mouthpiece.
- Now, hold on to your breath for 10 seconds.
- If you see some powder left in the rotahaler, make sure you repeat the process.
Continue using this inhaler even if you think you are much better. You should follow the doctor’s advice and prescription. Try not to miss the doses. If you do so, ignore the dose you missed and return to the normal dosing timetable. Do not take double doses.
- Protect the inhaler from heat & light
- Store the inhaler at (15-25°C) room temperature
- Make sure the inhaler is not accessible to the children
- Avoid using the inhaler after its expiry date
Consumption of alcohol is not safe with these rotacaps.
This inhaler may not be safe to use in pregnant women. Well, there is a lack of data available on humans. Though animal studies show that it can have serious effects on an unborn baby. The doctor would weigh the risks and benefits before recommending you. So, please discuss this with the healthcare provider.
This inhaler may be safe to use in breastfeeding women. The data available today says the medicine doesn’t cause any harm to the baby. Check if your face has constipation, dry mouth, or urinary problems. Speak to your healthcare provider to avoid further issues.
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Patients having seizures should use this inhaler with caution. It can trigger your condition. In such cases, your doctor can make the dose adjustments so that you get maximum benefits.
Use in children
This inhaler is not suitable for use in children below 18 years. This is because there is no clinical evidence available to prove its efficacy and safety in children below 18 years.
Q-How long does the effect of these rotacaps last?
The period for which this inhaler remains active in the body is not known.
Q-Can I drink alcohol while using these rotacaps?
Well, the interaction of this medication with alcohol is not clear. So, communicate with your doctor to know the effects before consumption.
Q-Is Duova Rotacap a habit-forming medication?
No, this inhaler will not be addictive as any such tendencies are reported with the use of this inhaler.
Q-Can I use Duova Rotacap during pregnancy?
Your doctor may not prescribe this inhaler during pregnancy as there is not enough data available to support its safety in pregnant women.
Q-Can these rotacaps be used during breastfeeding?
This inhaler may not be prescribed if you are breastfeeding due to a lack of data available to ensure its safety in nursing mothers.
Avoid using this medicine if you have an allergic reaction to its ingredients. Also, children below 18 years should not use it. Tell your doctor about the medicines you are using. It will help the doctor adjust the dose to prevent possible side effects.