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Aerocort forte is a drug used for the treatment of asthma. It is the combination therapy of two generic drugs called, Levo-sulbutamol and Beclomethasone dipropionate. Levo-sulbutamol is a drug which belongs to the group of beta-adrenergic stimulant. It works as a bronchodilator. On the other hand, Beclomethasone belongs to the group of synthetic corticosteroid and it works as a potent anti-inflammatory agent.

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What is Aerocort Forte used for?

Aerocort forte is a drug used for the treatment of asthma. It is the combination therapy of two generic drugs called, Levo-sulbutamol and Beclomethasone dipropionate. Levo-sulbutamol is a drug which belongs to the group of beta-adrenergic stimulant. It works as a bronchodilator. On the other hand, Beclomethasone belongs to the group of synthetic corticosteroid and it works as a potent anti-inflammatory agent.

Both the drugs Beclomathasone and Levo-sulbutamol acts by their own mechanism and helps keep improving the symptoms of the patient suffering from asthma.

What are the Indication of Aerocort forte?

Since in asthma, your smooth muscles of the trachea and the bronchioles become inflamed due to the contriction of the airways. So the combintion therapy of Aerocort forte is advised for the treatment of asthma patients to fullfil the requirement of bronchodilator as well as corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory) therapy.

How Levo-salbutamol does works?

Levo-salbutamol is a brochodilator which acts by activation of beta-adrenergic receptors of the bronchial airways of the lung. It results in the activation of cyclic adenylate monophosphate and it stimulates the activation of protien kinase-A. The activation of protien kinase-A inhibits the myosin phosphorylation which further leads to reduced intra-cellular ionic calcium. The reduced intra-cellular ionic calcium causes relaxation of the smooth muscles of the airways that starts from your trachea to the bronchioles of the lung.

How does Beclomethasone dipropionate works?

In asthma, both the small and large airways are inflamed. The exact mechanism of Beclomethasone is still unknown. But it is presumed that it act by stopping the actions of the inflammatory cells and provide inflammatory mediators. This further helps keep controlling the symptoms in asthma.

Contra-indication of Aerocort fort:

This combination therapy is contra-indication in the patient who is allergic to any components of the preparation.

What are the Dosage of Aerocort forte?

Dose of Aerocort fort is different for adult and children.

In adult: Two inhalations, 3-4 times in a day.

In children: one or two inhalations, 2-4 times in a day.

What are the Side effects of Aerocort fort?

Beclomethasone dipropionate has the following side effects:

  1. Oral thrush

  2. Hypersensitivity reactions

  3. Bruishing of the skin

  4. Hoarseness of the voice

  5. Throat infection

Levo-sulbutamol has the following side effects:

  1. Tremor

  2. headache

  3. Bronchspasm

  4. Allergic reaction

  5. increased heart rate

  6. muscle cramps

What are the Precautions of Aeorocort Forte?

You should always take your doctor advice before taking any medication for asthma or any respiratory disease to prevent the complications. Some of the important precautions are mentioned below:

  1. Aerocort is used only for the long-term treatment of asthma.

  2. Levo-salbutamol can lead to brochospasm in some patients, which should be managed as early as possible.

  3. Patients suffering from any cardiac disease need to be very cautious in taking this medication, because beta-adrenergic effect of levo-salbutamol can cause complication.

  4. Beclomethasone has some systemic effects if it taken in high dose likes growth retardation in children, gluacoma, cataract, pain in the eye, bone pain, skin thinning etc.

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