IPRAVENT Rotacap 30's


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Drug Information for IPRAVENT Rotacap 30's

What is IPRAVENT Rotacap used for?

IPRAVENT Rotacap is used for the treatment of pulmonary diseases that include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Emphysema
  • Wheezing

IPRAVENT Rotacap may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does IPRAVENT Rotacap work?

IPRAVENT Rotacap belongs to the class of drugs called anti-cholinergics. This drug acts by inhibiting the action of acetylcholine on certain receptors of bronchial smooth muscle. Thus, it helps in treating the pulmonary disorders.

How to use IPRAVENT Rotacap?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use IPRAVENT Rotacap as prescribed by your doctor.

  • For respules and rotacap dosage forms, please read the instructions carefully provided on the leaflet.
  • For syrup dosage form, please take the prescribed amount of medicine orally. Use a measuring cup before taking measure each dose.

If you miss a dose of IPRAVENT Rotacap, please use it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with IPRAVENT Rotacap?

Drugs that interact with IPRAVENT Rotacap include the following:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Atropine
  • Azatadine
  • Clozapine
  • Codeine
  • Doxylamine
  • Formoterol
  • Ibuprofen
  • Olanzapine
  • Triprolidine

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of IPRAVENT Rotacap?

The following are the most common side effects of IPRAVENT Rotacap:

  • Back pain
  • Unpleasant taste
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of appetite

The following are the severe side effects, and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Bladder pain
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Bloody urine
  • Painful urination

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions IPRAVENT Rotacap?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to IPRAVENT Rotacap or similar drugs.
  • Consult the doctor before taking any other drug along with IPRAVENT Rotacap.
  • Avoid IPRAVENT Rotacap during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.

You are advised not to use IPRAVENT Rotacap if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking IPRAVENT Rotacap?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of pulmonary diseases, kidney and liver diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about IPRAVENT Rotacap

  1. Can I stop taking IPRAVENT Rotacap if the symptoms subside?
  2. No. It is important to complete the prescribed dose of IPRAVENT Rotacap unless you are told to stop. Discontinuing the drug may cause the illness to return.

  3. How should IPRAVENT Rotacap be stored?
  4. IPRAVENT Rotacap must be stored at room temperature (25 – 30?C), away from sunlight.

  5. Does IPRAVENT Rotacap cause constipation?
  6. Constipation is a rare side effect associated with IPRAVENT Rotacap. Please consult your doctor if constipation doesn’t subside or worsens.

  7. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while on IPRAVENT Rotacap medication?
  8. Yes, it is advised to undergo complete urine examination (CUE) while on IPRAVENT Rotacap medication.

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