FLIKSOTID spray 250 mcg. 60 doses
FLIKSOTID spray 250 mcg. 60 doses
Name of medication
The name of the drug is 250 Flixotide Inhaler (inhaler Fliksotid 250).
What drug and contents
Flixotide Inhaler 250 suspension is pressurized inhalation, which contains the active ingredient fluticasone propionate (fluticasone propionate) and excipient HFA134a (1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroetan).
The packaging is made of aluminum and is hermetically sealed inside a plastic inhalation device with spray through which the drug is injected directly into the airways (inhaler). Each pack contains 60 doses (sprays). Each spray delivers 250 micrograms (ug) of the active ingredient - fluticasone propionate (fluticasone propionate).
How does drug
Active ingredient fluticasone propionate belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are used to treat diseases that cause breathing problems because they have anti-inflammatory properties. They reduce swelling and irritation of the walls of the small air passages in the lungs and thus relieve respiratory problems. Corticosteroids also help to prevent asthma attacks. Fluticasone propionate should not be confused with other steroids such as anabolic steroids, which some athletes abuse and take the form of tablets or injections.
What used Flixotide Inhaler 250
Your doctor has determined that this medicine is suitable for you and your condition. Flixotide Inhaler 250 is used to treat asthma in people who need regular treatment. Flixotide Inhaler 250 is also used in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - a disease that causes narrowing and obstruction of the small air passages in the lungs.
It is important to use Flixotide Inhaler 250 every day. This will help you have symptoms throughout the day and by night-n Flixotide Inhaler 250 is used to relieve respiratory problems.
If you find that attacks of shortness of breath and wheezing are more frequent than usual, you should consult your doctor.
BEFORE YOU USE FLIXOTIDE 250 INHALER
Before you take, check whether the use of Flixotide Inhaler 250 is correct in your case and whether Flixotide Inhaler 250 is a drug that works for you. If you answer "Yes" to any of these questions, tell your doctor about this before you start the medicine.
Have you ever had symptoms of an allergy or sensitivity to 250 Flixotide Inhaler, fluticasone propionate or excipient in the product?
Are you pregnant or trying to get pregnant?
Are you breast feeding?
Have you ever had thrush in your mouth?
Treat you or have you ever treated tuberculosis?
During pregnancy and lactation drug can only be used when the physician determines that the expected benefits to the mother outweigh the possible risks deteto.V some cases concomitant use of Flixotide Inhaler 250 with other drugs (eg . certain drugs for the treatment of AIDS or oral antifungal products) is inappropriate. Without prior consultation with your doctor should not use Flixotide Inhaler 250 if you are taking the drug ritonavir (ritonavir). Be sure to tell your doctor about all other medicines you are currently taking, including those you buy without a prescription.
HOW TO USE FLIXOTIDE 250 INHALER
Take your medicine as your doctor recommends. The physician determines the dosage and duration of treatment.
Do not use this medicine to manage a sudden attack of breathlessness. In these cases you will need a different type of medicine.
Even if you feel better, you should continue taking any medication for asthma, your doctor told you, in the same way as before, unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
It is important to follow your doctor's recommendations about how to inhale doses and how often to apply 250 Flixotide Inhaler. Do not use it more often than you predpisano.Lekarstvoto to be inhaled through the mouth. You'll find instructions for use later in this listovkata.Ako doctor advises otherwise, the usual dosage of drug is used to treat asthma in adults and children over 16 years: from 250 to 1000 micrograms (CD) dvapati dnevno.Za treatment of COPD in adults: 500 ug twice dnevno.Nyakoi people have difficulty using the inhaler at the time of inhalation. If you have any problems, additional device - volume chamber can help to overcome them by providing a full inhalation of the drug. Consult with your doctor about the possibility and the need to use bulky camera.
What to do in case you take more than prescribed
If you accidentally take a dose higher than prescribed, you should konsultshroti a doctor as soon as possible.
What to do if you miss a dose
If you forget to take a dose, do not worry. Take the dose as soon as you remember and continue taking the next dose exactly as specified time. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, wait until it occurs and take the next dose. Do not take a double dose.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
Flixotide Inhaler 250 does not affect the ability to drive or operate machinery.
After using FLIXOTIDE 250 INHALER
If your breathing or wheezing gets worse increase immediately after using 250 Flixotide Inhaler, stop using it and let your lekar.Ako notice that your breathing is getting worse or increased wheezing after a few days, even taking this drug or find that require more frequent use of other inhaled medicines, tell your doctor.
Flixotide Inhaler cause you side effects
In most patients, the drug does not cause problems. In some patients, however, like any other medicine, Flixotide Inhaler 250 can cause side reaktsii.Nyakoi people may feel that after inhaling the medicine throat or tongue is sore or that their voice becomes hoarse. These symptoms may be relieved by gargling with water after each inhalation. Tell your doctor about them, but do not stop taking your medicine until he kazhe.Nyakoi you are allergic to medicines.
If any of the following symptoms soon after using 250 Flixotide Inhaler, stop taking the drug and seek medical advice:
Sudden onset of wheezing and pain or tightness in the chest;
Swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, tongue, or throat;
Raised skin rash or hives anywhere on the body.
In some patients, especially in those receiving high doses of corticosteroids, including. 250 Flixotide Inhaler, rarely may occur following side effects - round face, loss of bone density, eye problems and growth retardation in children. It is possible that increased levels of blood sugar (glucose). Ask your doctor if you are worried something to do with the medication you or your child. Very rarely, you may experience feelings of anxiety, sleep disturbances, or increased irritability (mainly in children). If there are other symptoms that do not understand and you are concerned, consult your doctor.
HOW TO STORE FLIXOTIDE 250 INHALER
Keep Flixotide Inhaler 250 at room temperature below 30 ° C. Keep the medicine from heat and direct sunlight. Do not freeze.
As with most inhaled products in pressurized containers, the therapeutic effect of medication may decrease when the metal container is cold. If the inhaler too chilled before inhalation remove the metal canister from the plastic part and warm it in your hands. Do not use other means of heating.
Keep 250 Flixotide Inhaler, like any other medicine out of the reach of children.
Do not use the medicine after the expiry date on the packaging. • Caution - metal containers under pressure.
Do not pierce, heard when empty.
Check inhaler: Before using the inhaler for the first time or if your inhaler has not been used for a week or more, remove the plastic cap aplzhatora mouth by gently grasp both sides, shake the inhaler well and spray once in the air to make sure it works.
Use the inhaler:
Remove the cap from the mouthpiece through gently on both sides and check the inside and outside if the applicator is clean.
Shake the inhaler well.
Hold the inhaler between your fingers and thumb with your thumb on the bottom below the mouthpiece.
Exhale and then place the mouthpiece in your mouth between your teeth and close your lips around it, but do not bite.
As soon as you start breathing through your mouth, press the top of the inhaler to spray fluticasone propionate, as long and inhale deeply.
While holding your breath, take the inhaler from your mouth and remove your finger from the top of the inhaler. Hold your breath while you can.
If you need to take a greater number of dose inhaler hold up and wait half a minute, then repeat the action item 2 to item 6.
The mouthpiece is closed by strong pressure cap.
Perform as slower action of paragraphs 4, 5 and 6. It is important to breathe zapochneteda as possible slower just before triggering Inhalera.Uprazhnyavayte is a mirror the first few times. If after inhalation kapchitsipo see your inhaler or the sides of your lips, you can repeat priema.Ako your doctor has given you different instructions for using the inhaler, please follow givnimatelno.Horata with weak hands to hold the inhaler with both hands. Both index fingers should be placed on top of it until both thumbs are held on the base below the mouthpiece.
Your inhaler should be cleaned at least once a week in the following manner
Pull the metal canister from the plastic part of the inhaler and remove the cap on the mouthpiece.
Rinse the plastic part and cap in warm water.
Allow them to dry in a dry, warm place. Do not heat.
Again, replace the metal container and cap.
In the water you can dissolve detergent or a weak solution of this type of washing bottles for feeding infants (seek the advice of a pharmacist). Then rinse thoroughly with clean voda.Ne put the metal canister in water.