MAXIFLO INHALER 250/6MCG
Quantity : 1 Inhaler
MAXIFLO INHALER 250/6MCG
Maxiflo Inhaler 250/6mcg helps treat COPD(chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder) and asthma. COPD is a condition where the flow of air to the lungs gets blocked. So, this inhaler helps relax the air passages muscles and enables easy breathing. Ask your physician to know how often you can use this inhaler. He will guide you regarding the correct dose & duration. Taking the lowest dose of this inhaler would be effective to manage asthma. Wait for a few days to see the effects of this inhaler.
Use the inhaler regularly, if there are no symptoms. Asthma or COPD conditions can get worse if the use of this inhaler is stopped. This inhaler will not help you to get relief from abrupt asthma attacks. In such cases, keep a rescue inhaler with you. Correctly using this inhaler will help you get its maximum effects. Else, you may not get the most out of this inhaler.
Smoking can make your asthma worse. So, try to avoid everything that can trigger your asthma. If you are a nursing mother or pregnant woman, check with your physician if you can use this inhaler. In case you have a disease related to the liver/kidney, tell your medical professional before using it. This will help your medical professional prescribe the correct dose.
Uses of Maxiflo Inhaler
COPD – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Side effects of Maxiflo Inhaler
Most side effects will disappear after the body is used to this inhaler. You don’t need to rush to the hospital for such symptoms. If you feel the symptoms are getting worse, get in touch with a medical expert. The most common side effects of this inhaler are vomiting, nausea, respiratory tract infection, increased heart rate, cough, sore throat, headache, fungal infections in the mouth, hoarseness of voice, musculoskeletal pain, and. Do not stop using this inhaler if you come across the above symptoms. Discuss with your healthcare provider.
You can prevent some of the symptoms mentioned above by rinsing your mouth/throat and brushing your teeth after you use the inhaler. Some rare side effects linked with this inhaler can be serious. So, speak to your physician if they are troubling you.
Common side effects
- Voice change
- Sinus inflammation
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Infection related to throat &nasal passages
- Fungal infection of the oropharynx
- Stomach discomfort
Precautions and Warnings
Q-Can I use this inhaler during pregnancy?
Using this inhaler during pregnancy is not safe. Speak to your medical expert before using it.
Q-Can I use this inhaler during breastfeeding?
It is better to avoid using this inhaler while nursing your baby. Check with the doctor if this inhaler can be used.
Q-Is it safe to drive after using this inhaler?
This inhaler will not affect your awareness to drive. If you are not facing any issues you can drive.
Q-Can I drink alcohol while using this inhaler?
The interaction of alcohol with the inhaler is not known. If you are in habit of drinking alcohol often, speak to your healthcare provider.
Speak to your medical professional if you have the following diseases
- High blood pressure
- Fungal/bacterial/viral infection
- Low potassium levels in the blood
- Heart diseases
- Cataract or glaucoma (eye problems)
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
Also, speak to the physician if you are
- Pregnant or planning pregnancy
- Taking steroid medications injectable or oral
- Severe symptoms after using the inhaler
Q-Is this inhaler addictive?
No. This inhaler is not addictive. It is rather effective to treat breathing difficulties in patients suffering from COPD and asthma.
Q-Does Maxiflo Inhaler consists of steroids?
Yes. This inhaler consists of steroid medication which is quite effective in providing relief from symptoms of breathing problems that arise due to asthma. Steroids used through inhalation have lesser side effects than injects or tablets(steroids).
Q-Can I use MAXIFLO INHALER 250/6MCG inhaler if I am diabetic?
This inhaler can increase blood sugar levels. Hence, please speak to your medical expert if you have diabetes. Keep track of your blood sugar levels. Discuss with your physician so that he can adjust the dose accordingly.
Q-Does Maxiflo Inhaler cause dry mouth?
This inhaler may result in a dry mouth. But, this is a temporary side effect seen in some people. So, it is not common for every patient using this inhaler to experience dry mouth. To prevent dry mouth, consume lots of water. Also, rinse your mouth and maintain good oral hygiene. Suck some sugarless candies. Still, if the condition turns severe, visit the doctor.
Q-Can MAXIFLO INHALER 250/6MCG inhaler be used to treat abrupt breathing problems?
No. This inhaler is not effective in treating abrupt breathing issues. Consult your physician as he may prescribe a rescue inhaler to treat abrupt breathing issues.
Before you use this inhaler, check the directions and instructions given on the label. Learn how to use it correctly.