|Price Per Pill or Unit
|US Brand Name
|50mcg + 50mcg (200 mdi) Inhaler
|Beclomethasone Dipropionate + Levosalbutamol
Aerocort Inhaler is used in treating a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD and asthma; an Aerocort inhaler relieves wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Aerocort inhaler drug combines two active ingredients, namely beclomethasone and levosalbutamol. When you have asthma, your airways become narrow, and as a result, you develop breathing difficulties. The combination drug cause relaxation of muscles of the air passages and make it easier for you to breathe. It makes breathing easier for you by widening your airways. It is beneficial for people with constricted airways, lung inflammation and other related conditions. The medicine provides relief from symptoms such as tightness in your chest, wheezing, and shortness of breath. The inhaler drug allows the smooth muscles in the bronchial tubules to relax by reversing breathing difficulties. Regular exercise and yoga, along with asthma medications, can help improve the symptoms in the long term.
This medicine must be regularly taken to be effective, so continue to take it even you don’t have symptoms. Sudden discontinuation may cause worsening of symptoms. Aerocort inhaler is not effective in relieving a sudden asthma episode. To get the most benefit from the medicine, you need to make sure that you are using the right technique to use the inhaler.
Your doctor will tell you how often you need to use an Aerocort inhaler. It is important that you take the lowest dose required for effectively controlling asthma. The effect of this asthma medication may be noticeable after a few days but will only reach its maximum levels after a few weeks. For best results, use your asthma medication regularly without missing a dose. Before using this inhaler drug, read the instructions carefully given on your prescription.
Shake the inhaler and keep the mouthpiece of the inhaler between your teeth and close to your lips. Now press the inhaler to release the medication, breathe in and hold your breath for at least 10 seconds. Repeat the procedure for the number of puffs as prescribed by the doctor. Then breathe out through your nose. If you have any doubt about the correct usage of the medicine, discuss with your doctor for the proper dose and duration of the medicine.
Ask your doctor whether an Aerocort inhaler is safe to take or not, especially when you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Before taking medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have renal impairment or hepatic insufficiency so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should consult your doctor if you have allergies or have pre-existing medical conditions. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
The most common side effects are hoarseness of voice, fungal infection of the mouth, sore throat, headache, respiratory tract infection and muscle cramp. If you get any of these side effects, do not discontinue treatment, but speak to your doctor. You can help prevent some of these adverse reactions by rinsing your mouth and throat with water or brushing your teeth after an inhaler.