Duova Rotacaps is used for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (a lung disorder in which the flow of air to the lungs is blocked). It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages and making it easier to breathe. It relieves coughing, wheezing and feeling short of breath.
Your doctor will tell you how often you need to use your inhaler. The effect of this medicine may be noticeable after a few days but will only reach its maximum after a few weeks. This medicine must be used regularly to be effective, so go on taking it even if you don’t have any symptoms. That means it’s doing its job. If you stop taking it your COPD may get worse. To get the benefit from this medicine you need to make sure you get your inhaler technique right, otherwise, it Does not work as well.
The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, dryness in mouth, vomiting, dizziness, nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), and insomnia. If you get there, don’t stop taking it but do talk to your doctor. You can prevent some of these symptoms by rinsing your mouth and throat with water or brushing your teeth after using your inhaler. There are other, rarer side effects which can be serious. Talk to your doctor if you’re worried about them.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
USES OF DUOVA ROTACAP
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
BENEFITS OF DUOVA ROTACAP
In Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a group of lung diseases that cause breathing difficulties. COPD is caused by swelling of the airways that carry air in and out of the lungs. Duova Rotacap relaxes the muscles of these airways and widens it. This makes you breathe easy and gives relief from symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing. Avoid smoking and minimise your exposure to pollution, dust and fumes. Along with that, a little exercise each day can help you stay strong. Talk to your doctor about how much exercise is good for you.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DUOVA ROTACAP
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Duova
- Dryness in mouth
- Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
HOW TO USE DUOVA ROTACAP
Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.
HOW DUOVA ROTACAP WORKS
Duova Rotacap is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Tiotropium. Formoterol is a bronchodilator while Tiotropium is an anticholinergic. They work by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widen the airways. Together, they make breathing easier. Read More: Duova Rotacaps
|Generic Brand||Tiotropium Bromide + Formoterol|
|Strength||12 Mcg and 18 Mcg|
|Treatment||Asthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)|
|Pack Size||30 Rotacap/s, 60 Rotacap/s, 90 Rotacap/s|