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Tiovair-F

Tiovair-F 18 mcg / 12 mcg tablets

Brand: Highnoon

Prescription Prescription Required

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Tiovair-F 18 mcg / 12 mcg tablets is composed of Tiotropium (18 mcg )Formoterol ( 12 mcg)

Tiotropium is used to treat lung diseases such as asthma and COPD (bronchitis, emphysema). Tiotropium is used regularly to prevent wheezing and shortness of breath. Tiotropium works by relaxing the muscles around the airways so that they open up and you can breathe more easily. Tiotropium belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics.

Introduction

How To Use

  • Follow the instructions for test sprays in the air if you are using the inhaler for the first time.
  • Make sure to spray away from the face so that you do not get tiotropium into your eyes.
  • A slow-moving mist is a sign that the inhaler is working properly.
  • Inhale tiotropium by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 2 sprays once daily.
  • Do not inhale more than 2 sprays in 24 hours.
  • Avoid getting tiotropium into your eyes.
  • When using the inhaler, put your lips tightly around the mouthpiece.
  • Take tiotropium regularly to get the most benefit from it.
  • To help remember, take tiotropium at the same time.
  • Quantity is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
  • Do not increase your quantity or take this product more often than directed.

Expert Advice

Do not increase the quantity than prescribed by the doctor. If the condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away. Do not flush tiotropium down the toilet. Keep tiotropium out of the reach of children. Store the tiotropium at room temperature. Keep tiotropium away from sunlight.

Primary Uses

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Indications

This medicine is indicated to use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

Side Effects

Dry mouth, urinary retention, supraventricular tachycardia (abnormally fast heart rhythm arising from improper electrical activity in the upper part of the heart) and atrial fibrillation (quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications). 

Warnings

Pregnancy

Please be cautious while using this medicine during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for better advice.

Lactation

Lactating females should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Driving

Its use has shown a risk of drowsiness; therefore avoid using it while driving.

Liver

Consult your doctor before using tiotropium for a better analysis if you have liver disease.

Kidney

Consult your doctor before using tiotropium for a better analysis if you have kidney disease.

Alcohol

The use of alcohol should be limited or avoided while using tiotropium.

Precautions

Patients who are allergic to tiotropium or any of its components should consult the doctor before taking it. If taking any vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products are taken then consult the doctor before using tiotropium. If any sort of swelling is experienced, consult your doctor immediately. Using tiotropium, especially in high concentrations, might result in severe pain.

Contraindications

  • Tiotropium is contraindicated for use in patients with tiotropium
  • Tiotropium is contraindicated for use in patients with kidney diseases.

FAQS

What are the indications of this medicine?

This medicine is used for treating and maintaining chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (lung disease).

How to store this medicine

Please store this medicine at room temperature on in fridge, depending on the manufacturer type. Keep away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.

Is flu shot necessary for me if I have a breathing problem?

If you have asthma or any other COPD, it may be necessary for you to get a flu shot/ flu vaccine every year as flu can worsen breathing problems. It is dependent on the severity of your condition. For further guidance, consult your healthcare provider.

What if I feel my COPD is getting worse?

Tell your healthcare provider immediately. He/ she will guide you further and tell you what symptoms to look for and the treatment accordingly.

What else can I do to improve my lung condition and overall quality of life?

Several COPD patients find relief by doing regular breathing exercises and light physical exercises. Moreover, stop smoking, limit use of lung irritants, and practice good hygiene.

Does Tiotropium have any effect on pregnancy and lactation?

This medicine should only be used during pregnancy if no safer alternative is available. The effects of this medicine on lactating mothers are unknown. Consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.

How to administer this medicine?

This medicine is mostly inhaled through the nose. The dosage is dependent on the age, condition and its severity. This medicine is not recommended for children.

What are its precautions?

The patients with glaucoma (increased pressure in eye), prostatic hyperplasia (prostate gland abnormality), bladder-neck obstruction (condition causing obstruction in urine flow), and moderate to severe renal (kidney) impairment.

What are its side effects?

The patients administered with this medicine may experience dry mouth, urinary retention (urinary abnormality), supraventricular tachycardia (heart abnormality causing increased heart rate), and atrial fibrillation (heart abnormality). The patients administered with this medicine may experience dry mouth, urinary retention (urinary abnormality), supraventricular tachycardia (heart abnormality causing increased heart rate), and atrial fibrillation (heart abnormality).

What are the effects on pregnancy and lactation?

The effects of this medicine are unknown in pregnant females. Therefore, please consult your doctor before use. This medicine is not recommended for nursing females.

What are the contraindications?

Nursing females should avoid use of this medicine.

What are the uses of Formoterol?

This medication is used for treatment of asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD) such as Emphysema (breathing disorder affecting the air sacs in lungs) and bronchitis (inflammation of the respiratory passages). Please note that this medicine will not work right away and must be used continuously for a certain amount of time to be effective. For quick relief from shortness of breath or asthma attack, use an inhaler.

How to store Formoterol?

Please store this medicine at room temperature (20-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. If you are using this medicine in inhaler form, make sure to clean the inhaler at least once a week. Throw the inhaler after it is locked (all medicine has been used up) or three months after putting the cartridge in the inhaler. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.

Is flu shot necessary for me if I have a breathing problem?

If you have asthma or any other COPD, it may be necessary for you to get a flu shot/ flu vaccine every year as flu can worsen breathing problems. It is dependent on the severity of your condition. For further guidance, consult your healthcare provider.

What if I feel my COPD is getting worse?

Tell your healthcare provider immediately. He/ she will guide you further and tell you what symptoms to look for and the treatment accordingly.

What else can I do to improve my lung condition and overall quality of life?

Several COPD patients find relief by doing regular breathing exercises and light physical exercises. Moreover, stop smoking, limit use of lung irritants, and practice good hygiene.

Does Formoterol have any effect on pregnancy and lactation?

This medicine should only be used during pregnancy if no safer alternative is available. The effects of this medicine on lactating mothers are unknown. Consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.

Important notes for use of Budesonide.

-It is advised to learn to use the peak flow meter if you use this medicine. - Common cold, flu, pollen, dust, and other such irritants may worsen breathing problems therefore extra precaution is advised.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

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