BECLATE 400 ROTACAPS:
Beclate 400 Rotacap contai Beclomethasone dipropionate is a synthetic glucocorticoid. The natural glucocorticoids are produced by adrenal glands. Glucocorticoids have the ability to carry on the anti-inflammatory actions. When used as Rotacaps the medications are very good and targeted to specifically lungs only. Rotacaps enables the person to take drug through the mouth to the lungs. Drug reaches at the site of action and produces its effect. This targeted drug delivery also minimizes the side effects shown by the oral drugs. It is a core medicine given prophylactically in case of severe Asthma. In children, asthma is well controlled by these medicines and does not affect the pace of their growth. It clears the airways and avoids its constriction.
HOW IT WORKS?
This drug contains active ingredient Beclomethasone Dipropionate. It is a glucocorticoid having anti-inflammatory properties. It is a steroidal drug having high affinity to the cytoplasmic receptors and stops the formation of chemical mediators that causes inflammation in the lungs. This drug solely targets on the inflammation causing factors and inhibits them and doesn’t allow them to accumulate and cause asthmatic conditions.
WHEN SHOULD YOU AVOID IT?
You should not take this drug if you:
Are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it
Are planning pregnancy or are pregnant
Are a breastfeeding mother
Have thyroid problems
Have eye disorders like cataracts and glaucoma
Suffer from mental conditions like Psychosis and depression
Have history of tuberculosis, herpes and fungal infection
HOW MUCH TO TAKE?
The correct dose to be taken always depends on the prescription of the doctor. This prescription always depends upon the severity and demand of the disease condition. Hence, it is necessary to follow doctor?s instructions. Dose can vary widely and is required to be taken on regular basis.
WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS AVAILABLE?
Beclomethasone Rotacaps is available in following strength combination of the active ingredient Beclomethasone Dipropionate:
Beclate Rotacaps 100 mcg
Beclate Rotacaps 200 mcg
Beclate Rotacaps 400 mcg
WHO IS THE MANUFACTURER?
Aerocort and Beclate Rotacaps are manufactured by Cipla, a pharmaceutical giant. It is available on our website in various pack sizes.
HOW TO TAKE?
Do not swallow Beclate Rotacaps. This is intended to be taken by inhalation only, using you’re Rota haler. Rinse you’re mouth after using as it helps to avoid any kind of throat irritation and dry mouth like conditions. Open the Rota haler 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 you’re lips around the mouthpiece. Take a full deep breath in you’re mouth and hold you’re breath for up to ten seconds. After that take normal breath and throw away the empty capsule shell.
WHEN TO TAKE?
Take the medicine as prescribed by the Doctor. Try to take the dose at the same time each day as this will help you remember the time to take the drug and will decrease the chances of missing a dose.
FOR HOW LONG SHOULD IT BE TAKEN?
Do not stop taking this drug or bring out any changes in the dose without consulting with you’re Doctor. 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)?
It is necessary to take the drug as per the instructions of doctor. In case of overdose even if you do not find any kind of harmful side effects, contact you’re doctor immediately or visit you’re nearest healthcare center.
WHAT IF YOU MISS THE DOSE?
Consult you’re doctor if you miss the Dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to catch up.
SIDE EFFECTS OF BECLATE ROTACAP 400MG:
• Sore throat
• White patches
• Thinning skin
• Increased thirst
• Oral Candidiasis
• Dermal thinning
• Slow wound healing
• Difficulty in speaking
• Mild cough and sneezing
• Rashes itching or swelling on face/throat/tongue
ARE THERE ANY POSSIBLE DRUG INTERACTIONS?
Tell you’re 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 Beclomethasone Rotacaps. Some of the drugs which interact with this drug are:
Technetium Tc-99 m Gluceptate
Technetium Tc-99 m Oxidronate
WHAT ARE THE THINGS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF?
Keep the medicine in a close tight container and out of sight and reach of the children
This drug may decrease the growth velocity of the children
Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
This drug is not to be used in Status Asthmaticus
It is not a bronchodilator and hence must not be used for rapid relief of acute bronchospasm