FAQs ABOUT TIOMIST INHALER
Q: Can I use TIOMIST INHALER for sudden breathing problems?
A: TIOMIST INHALER is not a rescue medicine and is indicated for maintenance treatment of your chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, so it should not be used to treat a sudden breathing problems like breathlessness or wheezing attack. Your doctor may give you suitable alternative to use for sudden breathing problems.
Q: What if TIOMIST INHALER accidentally gets in my eye?
A: Do not let the contents of TIOMIST INHALER get into your eyes. This may result in worsening of narrow-angle glaucoma (an eye disease), leading to eye pain or discomfort, blurred eyesight, seeing halos around lights or coloured images related to red eyes. Eye symptoms may occur along with headache, nausea or vomiting. Stop using TIOMIST INHALER in such case and call your doctor.
Q: Can I stop using TIOMIST INHALER if symptoms improve?
A: Do not stop using TIOMIST INHALER without consulting your doctor. The signs and symptoms might worsen if you do so. If you have any more doubts regarding the use of this medicine, ask your doctor.
Q: How does TIOMIST INHALER work?
TIOMIST INHALER works by opening your airways and makes it easier for air to get in and out of your lungs. Hence it helps to minimise the effects of the disease in everyday life and to be active longer.
Q: Can TIOMIST INHALER be used on infants?
A: No. TIOMIST INHALER is used for adults and not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Your doctor will decide the correct dose or select a suitable alternative therapy for your child.