|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Offer|
|90 Rotacaps and 1 Rotahaler NA||US$ 0.54||US$ 48.87||
TRUSTPILOT PRODUCT REVIEWS
|US Brand Name||Spiriva Rotacaps|
|Generic Name||Tiotropium Bromide|
Tiotropium Bromide is an anticholinergic drug that clears the airways and help in reducing inflammation and dilates the constricted bronchioles. It is prescribed for the treatment and prevention of bronchospasm associated with reversible COPD, chronic bronchitis and acute asthma.
Tiotropium Bromide is available in a Rotahaler dosage form. This type of dosage form offers minimal side effects as active ingredient directly acts at the target site. It reaches the lungs and produces its effect. It helps in clearing the airways passage and prevents the symptoms of Asthma. This drug is fast and rapid in action. Chances of getting serious and harmful side effect are very less with this type of dosage form
The ailments it is used for:
Tiotropium Bromide is used in prevention of bronchospasm associated with reversible COPD, chronic bronchitis and asthma.
Understanding the drug Tiotropium Bromide:
How it works?
This combination effectively produces hassle free breathing process. It collectively relaxes the muscles and increases the airflow to the lungs.
Acetylcholine is a natural chemical present in the airways that causes constriction and relaxation of the airways. It acts on the muscarinic receptors present on the airways. Tiotropium bromide facilitates the muscle relaxation that clears the airway passage. It helps in hassle free breathing process.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Tiotropium Bromide if:
- You are allergic to Tiotropium Bromide
- You have narrow angle glaucoma
- Have heart related problems like abnormal heart rhythm
- Have cystic fibrosis
- You have prostate related problems
- You are planning to become pregnant or breast feeding
How much to take?
The best dose intake is prescribed by the Doctor depending upon the severity and demand of the disease condition. Always follow doctor’s instructions. The usual recommended dose starts from 18 mcg once a day. Dose can vary widely and is required to be taken on regular basis.
What are the strengths available?
Tiotropium Bromide is available in two strength combinations on our website:
- Tiova rotacaps with rotahaler 18 mcg/dose
- Tiova Rotacaps 18 mcg
Who is the manufacturer?
Tiova Rotacaps is manufactured by Cipla Pharmaceuticals ltd, a pharmaceutical giant. It is available on our website in the multiple packs
How to take?
Do not swallow Tiotropium bromide Rotacaps. This is intended to be taken by inhalation only, using your Rotahaler. Rinse your mouth after using as it helps to avoid any kind of throat irritation and dry mouth like conditions. Open the Rotahaler capsule by holding it in a horizontal position by keeping white spot up and lighter colored end in opposite direction. Then gently breathe out and seal your lips around the mouth piece. Take a full deep breath in your mouth and hold your breath for up to ten seconds. After that take normal breath and throw away the empty capsule shell. Reorganize the Rotahaler and repeat the procedure prescribed.
Before using see the instructions mentioned on the leaflet. Always talk to your Doctor or Pharmacist to make sure that you are taking medicine in a right way as prescribed by the Doctor. If there is no improvement in the symptoms then talk to Doctor. Self monitoring of your condition is very important to analyze the efficacy of the drug.
When to take?
Take the medicine as prescribed by the Doctor. Always try to take the dose at the same time each day; this reduces the chances of missing a dose.
For how long should it be taken?
Take the medicine as per Doctor’s instructions. Abrupt discontinuation can produce unwanted reactions. This drug is meant to be taken on regular basis, so keep on taking the drug as long as recommended by the Doctor.
What if you take too much (overdose)?
If overdose, talk to Doctor or Poisons information centre for advice. Take medical help as early as possible.
What if you miss the dose?
Consult your Doctor if you miss the Dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to catch up.
What are the side effects?
Every drug has some side effects associated with it. Tiotropium Bromide also has some unwanted effects, but it is not necessary that everyone will experience them. Some common side effects are as following:
- Dry mouth
- Throat irritation
Some rare and serious side effects that need immediate medical attention are mentioned below:
- Chest pain, irregular heartbeat
- Vision related problems like blurred vision and eye pain
- Painful urination
- Urinary tract infection
Are there any possible drug interactions?
Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. You doctor will provide you the list of drugs to be avoided while taking Tiotropium Bromide. The drugs that may show interaction are as follows:
- Ipratropium bromide
What are the things to be taken care of?
- Always take the medicine as per prescription
- Don’t use the expired drug
- Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
- Limit alcohol intake as it can increase its dizziness effect
- Don’t involve in any kind of motor activity that requires alertness as this drug has a dizzy effect