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Tiova Rotacaps

Tiova Rotacaps with Rotahaler 18 MCG

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$35.15

Tiova Rotacaps are the dry powder inhalations which are used for maintenance treatment of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and other airway diseases which cause obstruction to airflow like chronic bronchitis, emphysema. It relieves the symptoms of COPD and improves exercise tolerance. It contains Tiotropium Bromide as active therapeutic constituent. 

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90 Rotacaps and 1 Rotahaler Tiova Rotacaps with Rotahaler $0.04 $35.15

Details

Tiova rotacaps are the solid dosage form through which drug is inhaled using Rotahaler. Rotacaps are the capsules enclosing very fine powder of medicament which when inhaled directly reaches the lungs. A Rotahaler is a device which separates the Rotacap into two parts. Tiova rotacaps are inhalational drug products for the long-term maintenance therapy of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other obstructive diseases like emphysema, chronic bronchitis. It therapeutic action is due to the presence of a bronchodilator -Tiotropium Bromide which augments the inflow of air into the lungs by widening bronchioles. It is useful only as a maintenance therapy and should never be employed for controlling acute attack.

INDICATIONS                                               

Tiova rotacaps are used for the symptomatic treatment of COPD. It is used for long term therapy of COPD but does not cure it. It should not be used during acute attacks of COPD.

MECHANISM OF ACTION                                                 

Tiova Rotacaps contain an anticholinergic drug Tiotropium Bromide which acts long. It binds to muscarinic receptors present on the bronchioles of lungs and inhibits the interaction of acetylcholine with muscarinic receptors. Acetylcholine is responsible for bronchospasm; Tiotropium reduces bronchospasm and widens air way by bronchiolar smooth muscle relaxation. Inhaled Tiotropium reaches directly to the lungs.

SIDE EFFECTS

Common side effects of Tiova rotacaps are: dryness of throat and mouth, tachycardia (increased heart rate), candidiasis (oral thrush), nausea, blurred vision, constipation, upset stomach, stuffy nose, dysphonia (hoarseness of voice), bronchitis, bleeding of nose, chest pain, dizziness, tonsillitis, rash.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Tiova Rotacaps are highly contraindicated in:

  1. Patients having acute attack of COPD.

  2. Patients who are allergic to Tiotropium or milk and milk products.

PRECAUTIONS

  1. Tiova rotacaps should not be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women without getting permission from doctor.

  2. If you are having glaucoma, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, irregular heart rate, difficulty in urination, kidney disease, prostate dysfunction.

  3. Proper usage instructions have to be followed to get maximum benefit.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

Tiova rotacaps contains Tiotropium which exhibit interaction with:

  1. Beta-agonists like pseudoephedrine (present in many cough cold preparations)

  2.  MAO inhibitors

  3. tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) like Nortriptyline

  4.  beta-blockers like carvedilol, pindolol,  propranolol, Sotalol, esmolol

  5. thiazide diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide

Note: this list of drug interactions is incomplete; some other drugs have potential to interact with Tiova rotacaps. Have a talk with doctor prior to taking any other medicine with Tiova rotacaps.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION      

Dose prescribed by your doctor must be used and should not increase the dose by yourself. Do not stop using without doctor permission. Rotacaps are inhaled using a device known as Rotahaler which break the rotacaps in two parts. Following steps should be obeyed while administering medicine with Rotahaler:

  1. By holding Rotahaler vertically insert the Rotacap into the space provided for insertion.

  2. Hold the Rotahaler horizontally and twisted the barrel sharply to break the capsules into two parts.

  3. the mouthpiece must be placed between lips above the tongue; inhale slowly and deeply

  4. After this remove the Rotahaler from the mouth and hold the breath for about 5 to 10 seconds

  5. breathe out slowly

  6. Do not keep the Rotahaler filled with Rotacap for long time.

MISSED DOSE

If you miss the dose take it as soon as you remember, but don’t take the dose if it is the time for the next dose, it can result in doubling of dose.

OVERDOSE                          

In case of overdose seek emergency medical attention without any delay.

STORAGE

 Tiova rotacaps should be stored between 20-25°C away from sunlight in a cool place. Keep away from children. Do not freeze or burn the Rotahaler. Store rotacaps in the aluminium foil provided with them. 

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