Duova Inhaler 9+6 Mcg
US Brand Name
Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate
Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)
What Is The Generic Name For Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg?
Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate is the generic version for Duova Inhalers
Which US Brand is Equivalent To Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)?
- Duova Inhaler
About The Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate):
Duova Inhalers contains active ingredients, Tiotropium Bromide 9 mcg and Formoterol Fumarate 6 mcg, used in the treatment of Asthma, Allergic Conditions and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder. You may find it from all the leading pharmacy stores, drugstores and medical supply stores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Cipla (India) is one of the top leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Duova Inhalers (9+6) mcg.
Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg contains active ingredients, Levosalbutamol (9 mcg) and Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate (6 mcg) and available in the various strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)?
Duova Inhaler is used in the treatment of:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Lungs Inflammation
- Constriction of airways
How Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate) Works?
Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg consists of active ingredients:
- Formoterol Fumarate is a long-acting bronchodilator that basically relaxes the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.
- Tiotropium Bromide works by decreasing the activity of acetylcholine on the lungs which relax and opens up the air passages to make breathing easier.
Before You Use Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Levosalbutamol Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate):
Make sure that:
- You are not allergic to Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate
- You are not taking the medicines without prescriptions or without in knowledge of your doctor
- Your doctor knows about your Surgeries, Diseases, Pre-existing disease and Medications, Food Habits, Supplements, etc.)
What Should You Avoid While Taking Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)?
- You should avoid Alcohol and other drugs
- Avoid driving and activities that require your alertness
- You should strictly avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions as these may react with Duova Inhalers.
When Not To Use Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)?
You should avoid Inhalers if you:
- Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity
- Are near a flame or source of heat as the Inhalers may explode at high temperatures
- Are Pregnant/Conceiving/Breastfeeding
- Have any Heart Problem/Hypertension
- Have Eye Problems like Glaucoma and others
- Are taking medicines which can react with it
- Always discuss your medications with your doctor especially when you are going to take some new medicines
Tell Your Doctor If You:
- Are Allergic to the Inhalers or any of its contents
- Have Allergic Conditions like Skin Rashes, Urticaria, Skin Allergy, Angioedema, etc.
- Have Heart Problems like Chest Pain and Irregular Heartbeats
- Have Hypertension
- Have pain or discomfort in the eye, blurred vision, and Glaucoma
- Are Pregnant/Breastfeeding
- Are having any other Disease, Surgeries or you are on other medications
Duova Inhalers contains active ingredients, Tiotropium Bromide 9 mcg and Formoterol Fumarate 6 mcg, used in the treatment of Asthma and other Allergic Conditions. Inhalers are also available in various strengths and substitutes but should be given on prescription only. You should always consult your doctor for the frequency and dose of the medicine as the age and severity of the disease differ in each patient.
Patients are advised to take Duova Inhalers at a fixed time. Do not take larger or smaller amounts than Prescribed. It should be used cautiously in pregnant and breastfeeding women.
How Much Of The Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate) to Be Used?
You should inhale 2 puffs of Duova Inhaler four times a day. Moreover, Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s instructions for the dosage and usage
If you need to take more medicine content than prescribed; it means you may have a serious problem and consult your doctor as soon as possible.
How To Take The Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)?
Shake the Duova Inhaler properly before use. Press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication, breathing in from mouth, and hold your breath for 10 seconds. You must repeat inhaling until you have inhaled the number of puffs suggested by your doctor. Afterward, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out to prevent your mouth from infection
For How Long Should You Use Duova Inhalers (9+6) Mcg (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)?
You are always advised to use Duova Inhalers for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not use it longer than prescribed to prevent yourself from adverse effects.
Call your doctor immediately or reach the nearby hospital for an emergency if you are suspecting an overdose.
A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose. Do not double the dose for next time if you missed once to avoid the adverse effects.
What Are The Side Effects Of Duova Inhalers (100 Mcg + 100 Mcg) (Tiotropium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate)?
- Chest Pain (Angina)
- Uneven Heart Beats
- Swelling of Ankles or Feet
- Pain or Burning With Urination
- Increased Blood Pressure
- Sleeping Problems (Insomnia)
- Hoarseness/Sore Throat
- Runny or Stuffy Nose
- Dry Mouth/Unusual Taste in Your Mouth
- Numbness or Tingly Feeling
- Blurred Vision/Myalgia
- Nose Bleeding
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines may interact with Duova Inhalers which can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on Vitamins, other Drugs or Herbal Supplements. It may react with few drugs below:
- Adrenergic Agents
- Anticholinergic Agents
- Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
- Receptor Blocking Agents
- Tricyclic Antidepressants
Warning And Precaution:
Duova Inhalers should be used cautiously in:
- Heart Disease or Disorders
- Eye Disorders (Glaucoma, Blurred Vision, etc.)
- It is not recommended for pregnant/Breastfeeding women
- Always consult your doctor to get the best possible treatment and dosage adjustment in your diseased conditions.
Things To Remember:
- Keep out of reach of children
- Regularly wipe out the mouthpiece of Inhalers with a fiber-free tissue/cloth.
- Always cover the mouth of the inhaler by putting the cap on it after use
- You can contact your doctor if you have any doubt regarding the dose, time, and strength of the medication
- Do not use Duova Inhalers until recommended by your physician
- It is very important to check the label for the usage directions and Read the information carefully before use.
Store the Duova Inhalers at the cool temperature in a dark and dry place. Do not freeze it.