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About the drug:
Tiotropium bromide is an anticholinergic bronchodilator that relieves the discomfort caused by COPD i.e. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (chronic bronchitis and emphysema).
Uses of the drug:
This nasal medication is used to ease breathing in people with diseases like asthma, emphysema (a serious condition that makes breathing difficult), and chronic obstructive bronchitis. It may also be used for treatment of other conditions not mentioned above.
Working of the drug:
Tiotropium Bromide works by relaxing muscles of the air passages, thereby increasing the flow of air to the lungs and hence improving breathing in people suffering from asthma and other breathing difficulties.
Tiova Rotacaps is manufactured by Cipla India, one of the biggest names in Indian pharmaceutical industry. You can buy Tiova Rotacaps 18 mcg online from alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
Tiova comes in Rotacap form and it is available in a single strength of Tiova Rotacaps 18 mcg.
Before taking the drug:
• Do not take the drug if you:
• If you are allergic to the drug or any other ingredient present in it
• Are pregnant or planning to conceive
• Are breastfeeding
• A child or aged below 18 years of age
• Tell your doctor if you:
• Have narrow angle glaucoma
• Have enlarged prostate, or urination problems (due to bladder obstruction)
How much to take the drug?
The dose can vary widely and is required to be taken on a regular basis. Always follow doctor’s instructions. The dose intake is prescribed by the doctor depending upon the severity and demand of the disease condition. You can buy Tiova Rotacaps 9 mcg online from alldaychemist.com.
How to take the drug?
All medications come with a patient leaflet which has complete information about them. Read it carefully for details. The medicine is taken with a Rotahaler. This is taken by inhalation only, using your Rota haler. Rinse your mouth after using as it helps to avoid any kind of throat irritation and dry mouth like conditions. Open the Rota haler capsule by holding it in a horizontal position by keeping white spot up and lighter colored end in the opposite direction. Then gently breathe out and seal your lips around the mouthpiece. Take a full, deep breath in your mouth and hold your breath for up to ten seconds. After that, take normal breath and throw away the empty capsule shell.
For how long to take it?
Do not stop taking Rotacaps or change the dose without consulting with your doctor. This drug is meant to be taken on a regular basis, so keep on taking the drug as long as recommended by the doctor.
Don’t overdose on any medication. If you have taken an overdose and if you experience any worsening health condition, get emergency medical help or call Poison help line number.
If you miss a dose due to some reasons, take it as soon as you remember it and if the time to take the next dose is not near. If the next dose is overdue within a short time, then forget about the missed dose and take the next dose as scheduled. Do not take double doses to compensate for the missed one.
Side Effects of the drug:
Not all people have side effects due to Tiotropium Bromide but that may not be the case with you. Discontinue using Tiotropium Bromide if you witness any allergic reactions like hives, breathing difficulty, swelling in face, mouth, lips, tongue, or throat; bronchospasm (chest tightness, wheezing); blurred vision, pain in the eye; witnessing halos around lights; painful or burning sensation while urinating as well as decreased urination; or deteriorating of original symptoms. These effects are rare, but get urgent medical help. Some less severe and more common side effects of Tiotropium Bromide are headache; runny nose; backache; sinus pain; cough; nausea; upset stomach; constipation; fever; chills; or fly symptoms.
Common Drug interaction:
Some drugs may interact with Tiotropium Bromide so tell your doctor about any medications which you may be taking at present, especially medications for bladder or urinary tract like Fesoterodine, Tolterodine, Solfenacin or others; other broncho-dilators medications like Ipratropium; antihistamine medications used for cold or allergy; drugs for Parkinson’s disease; or medications for stomach like antacids, for ulcers or motion sickness. This list of drug interactions is non exhaustive and there may be other interactions. Share your entire medical history and list of drugs (prescription or OTC) or herbal products with your doctor.
Things to remember:
• Always take the medicine as per the prescription
• Don’t use the expired drugs
• Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
• Avoid coming in contact with the people who are suffering from chicken pox and measles
• This drug doesn’t produce immediate relief so is not given during an acute asthma attack
|US Brand Name||Spiriva Rotacaps|
|Generic Name||Tiotropium Bromide|
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