|Price Per Pill or Unit
|90 Rotacaps and 1 Rotahaler
Tiova is commonly used to control COPD, but it is not used for acute exacerbation. Tiotropium bromide is the active ingredient that is involved in making breathing easier for the people suffering from, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. It is available in the dosage form of capsules containing a dry powdered formulation of Tiotropium that is intended for the oral inhalation only with the help of an inhalation product. Tiotropium bromide is an anticholinergic bronchodilator that relieves the discomfort caused by COPD i.e. chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (chronic bronchitis and emphysema). It acts as a bronchodilator, producing the dilatory effect on smooth muscles and increases the mucus secretion from the nasal passage and bronchioles.
Rinse your mouth after using the inhaler to prevent dry mouth and throat irritation. Do not swallow these Rota caps by mouth. Clean the device once in a month with water. This medication must be used regularly to be effective. You should ask your doctor about the full list of the drugs to be avoided or that you should be careful of while taking this drug. There are very few adverse drug interactions encountered with this drug yet the co-administration of this drug with other may cause harmful side effects to other people.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice breathing difficulty or worsening of your breathing problems, bilateral conjunctivitis, dry mouth, pounding heartbeat, wheezing or troubled breathing, stuffy nose, nosebleed, drowsiness, white patches in your mouth or throat. In such cases you must go for immediate medical help. Do not get alarmed by the list. You may /may not experience all of them.
Do not swallow Rotacaps. This is intended to be 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 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. Too much this drug may be disturbing or serious in many cases. Due to the overdose of the drug you may have a fast or irregular heartbeat, dry mouth, or blurred vision. In such a case visit nearest healthcare centre or call your doctor.