Aerocort Inhaler 50 Mcg + 50 Mcg
USA Brand Name
50 mcg +50 mcg
Beclomethasone Dipropionate and Levosalbutamol
About the brand
Aerocort Inhaler is a brand of Cipla and manufactured by same in India. It is used for treating Asthma and other respiratory diseases.
About the drug
Aerocort Inhaler is a combination drug of two main active ingredients, i.e., Beclomethasone dipropionate and Levosalbutamol. The combination of the two drugs is an effective medicine to treat respiratory complications and mainly asthma in the patients.
Manufacturer of Aerocort Inhaler
Aerocort Inhaler is manufactured by Cipla in India. Cipla Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company. Incorporated in 1935, Cipla has become one of the top pharmaceutical companies in India which uses technology and innovation to meet the everyday medicinal needs of the people.
Strength and Dosage of Aerocort Inhaler
Strength of two ingredients in Aerocort inhaler is,
- Beclomethasone dipropionate: 50 mcg
- Levosalbutamol: 50 mcg
Other ingredients are quantity sufficient which is written as q.s.
USA Brands equivalent to Aerocort Inhale
Rhinocort Inhaler is USA brand equivalent to Aerocort Inhaler manufactured in India.
Uses of Beclomethasone dipropionate, levosalbutamol, the salt in Aerocort Inhaler
- Aerocort Inhaler is widely used for Wheezing, Asthma, Lung disorder, Respiratory problems and shortness of breath.
- Asthma is chronic lung and respiratory disease in which inflammation of airway pathways leads to difficulty in breathing.
How Aerocort Inhaler Works?
Aerocort Inhaler has two main ingredients, i.e., Beclomethasone dipropionate and levosalbutamol. Beclomethasone works by reducing the inflammation in airways pathways and Levosalbutamol works by relaxing the muscles in airway pathways. Both actions lead to normal breathing in case of obstructive breathing and respiratory functions.
How to take Aerocort Inhaler?
Take Aerocort inhaler as directed by your physician or pharmacist. The metered dose is available in the inhaler. Shake it well and take two to three puffs as directed by your physician.
The dosage of Aerocort Inhaler is dependent upon patients to patients. Generally, it is recommended by your physician. Do not take dosage other than prescribed by your physician.
How long should Aerocort Inhaler be continued?
Do as directed by your physician. The inhaler comes under prescription medicine. Thus, continue it till your physician prescribes you to.
Dose of Aerocort Inhaler Missed?
The dose is recommended by your physician. However, if you have missed the dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, it should be missed if the dose for next duration is nearby.
Drug Interactions for beclomethasone dipropionate and Levosalbutamol or Aerocort Inhaler
Around 60 plus drug interactions have been reported with Beclomethasone dipropionate. It is known to interact with Aspirin, Combivent, Cymbalta, Montelukast, salmeterol etc.
When NOT to take Aerocort Inhaler
Avoid Inhaler use if you are allergic to any of the constituents of the inhaler. Do not use it without physician advice. Avoid taking it for acute symptoms.
Side effects of Aerocort inhaler
Side effects of Aerocort inhaler is depended upon patient to patient. However, the side effects which may result in are headache, drying of mouth or nose, etc.
Overdose side effects of Aerocort Inhaler
Overdose shall not happen as it is completely prescription medicine. However, if overdose happens the side effects are tachycardia, arrhythmias, nervousness, headache, tremor, dry mouth, palpitations, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, malaise, cardiac arrest and sleeplessness.
- Take the inhaler as soon as you feel tightness in your chest.
- Always keep an inhaler with you even while traveling.
- Consult doctor immediately if an unforeseen condition occurs.
- Take immediate medical help if a symptom persists.