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Rotahaler Device

Rotahaler Device

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$8.66

Rotahaler is an inhalational device which utilizes Rotacaps. Rotacaps are the capsules meant for inhalation in the patients suffering from obstructive lung diseases like asthma, COPD (chronic pulmonary respiratory disease), chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Rotacaps are inserted into the space provided in Rotahaler which splits Rotacap into two halves and make available the medicament for inhalation.

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
1 Unit Rotahaler Device $9.00 $9.00
3 Units Rotahaler Device $8.67 $26.00

Details

Less side effects and high efficacy of inhaled medicines has made them possible among the patients of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases. Rotahalers are the drug delivery systems which target the medicament directly to the site of action. Rotahalers are specially designed to use rotacaps which are very famous inhalation dosage form. A Rotacap comprises of microionized medicament enclosed in a gelatin capsule. Rotahaler is a metered dose device which is made up of plastic. This is a device which releases medicine only when inhaled. Proper usage is very necessary to get maximum benefit. It is a portable and easy to use device which improves the patient compliance. Rotacaps are required to be loading in the device only few second preceding inhalation. Rotacaps are available in a blister pack; one Rotacap is to be used only once. Discard any unused part.

What are the medicines which are used in the form of rotacaps?

Dry, fine powders of a number of medicaments are used as an inhalational encapsulated form.   Examples of such medicines are;

  • Bronchodilators: Salbutamol
  • Anti-inflammatory: Beclomethasone, Cromolyn sodium, Budesonide.

A combination of two or more medicines is also used in the form of Rotacap. It is easy to administer two or more medicines when they are enclosed together in the same capsule (Rotacap).

How does Rotahaler works?

Working of Rotahaler is based on three properties:

  • Portability of Rotahaler
  • Uniform distribution of particles of the medicament or active therapeutic agent
  • Intrinsic resistance of the device to the air flow.

Rotahaler Device functions on the principle of low to medium airflow resistance. Rotahaler consist of a valve system which initiates the air flow by uniformly delivering the right amount of the medication in the form of fine particles. This results in optimal supply of medicament to the site of action. The fine particles of medicament are produced through the Rotahaler does not depend on the flow rate so the performance and delivery of this inhalation device is efficient.

How to use the Rotahaler?

  • Remove out a Rotacap from the blister and insert in the Rotacap; twist Rotahaler sharply to break Rotacap into two halves.
  • Exhale out and keep the mouthpiece of your Rotahaler in your mouth.
  • Breathe in through the mouth.
  • Hold your breath for five to ten seconds.
  • Then breathe out and resume normal breathing.
  • After using the Rotahaler, separate the two halves to clean it and remove the loose capsule shell.
  • Then join the separated halves and store the Rotahaler at appropriate place.

What are the cleaning instructions for the Rotahaler?

  • Rotahaler should be used hygienically and be regularly cleaned (once every two weeks) to prevent any contamination.
  • Rotacap should be instilled only few seconds before using the Rotahaler. Never keep the Rotahaler loaded with the Rotacap.
  • Wash the device regularly to avoid deposition of powdered drug in it.
  • Discard the capsule shell after each inhalation.
  • Wash the Rotahaler in warm water after opening its two halves.
  • Dry the Rotahaler by using a soft tissue paper and then close it.

Storage

Rotahaler Inhalation Device should be stored away from sunlight in a dry place. The storage temperature is below 25°C. Keep this device away from the reach of children and pets. Rotacaps should always be stored in blister pack so that it does not get damaged by air.

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Generic Rotacap Dispenser
Strength Rotahaler Device - Rotacap Dispenser
Dosage No
Side Effects No
Precaution No

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