MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler 120md


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FLUTICASONE 250MCG+FORMOTEROL 6MCG
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Drug Information for MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler 120md

What is MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler used for?

MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler capsule, inhaler, respule, rotacap is used in the treatment of asthma, allergic rhinitis and nasal polyps.

MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler work?

In MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler, Fluticasone belongs to the class of drugs called inhaled corticosteroids. The drug acts by blocking the release of histamines, which causes allergic reactions. Thus, it helps in decreasing inflammation and aids in breathing.

Formoterol belongs to the class of drugs called long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonists (LABA). It acts by relaxing the muscles surrounding the airways of the lungs. Thus, it helps in treating asthma.

How to use MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler capsule, inhaler, respule, rotacap as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the capsule Do not crush or tear open the capsule.
  • Please follow the instruction provided on the leaflet while using MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler respule .
  • Remove the cap and shake the inhaler Hold the inhaler in front of the mouth and breathe in slowly. Press the inhaler one time and breathe as deeply as you can.
  • MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler rotacap should be inhaled, and the capsules should not be swallowed. The directions provided on the leaflet should be followed for the effective administration of the medicine.

If you miss a dose of MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler, 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 MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler?

Drugs that interact with MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler are:

  • Acetazolamide
  • Aminophylline
  • Beclometasone
  • Bendroflumethiazide 
  • Clarithromycin
  • Chloroquine
  • Disopyramide
  • Erythromycin
  • Furosemide
  • Haloperidol
  • Itraconazole 
  • Moxifloxacin
  • Propranolol
  • Prednisolone
  • Salbutamol
  • Theophylline

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 MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler?

The following are the most common side effects of MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler:

  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of voice
  • Running nose
  • Sneezing
  • Weakness
  • Chills

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

  • Bloody nose
  • Sore inside the nose
  • Difficulty with breathing
  • Nasal congestion
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Noisy breathing

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 should be followed while using MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler?

  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler
  • Do not consume alcohol while using MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler as it may cause dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler in case of allergic reactions.
  • Avoid using MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler if you are pregnant because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.

You are advised not to use MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler 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 using MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler?

  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing lung, heart and liver diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any hypersensitivity to any of the drugs in MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler

Frequently Asked questions about MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler

  1. How should MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler be stored?
  2. MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler should be stored at room temperature away from sunlight, heat and moisture.

  3. Can I use MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler to treat bronchitis?
  4. Yes, MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler helps to reduce congestion and shortness of breath in the patients with bronchitis. However, please consult your doctor before using the medication.  

  5. What are the overdose symptoms of MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler?
  6. The overdose symptoms of MAXIFLO 250 Inhaler include dizziness, sweating, and headache.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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