MAXIFLO FORTE ROTACAPS
Maxiflo Forte Rotacap treats Asthma and COPD. It relaxes the muscles of the airways and promotes easy breathing.
Your doctor will help you know how to use the Maxiflo Forte Rotacap inhaler. You must start with the lowest dose of medicine to manage asthma.
You will notice the results of the medicine after a few days. Make sure you take the medication regularly to see the effects. It will take a few results to show the maximum results.
You can take the medication if you do not see any symptoms. If you stop taking the medicine, it can aggravate your COPD and asthma. The medicine will not help treat sudden asthma attacks. For sudden attacks, use an asthma attack reliever. You should know how to use the inhaler. Else, you will get not get the benefits of the medicine.
The use of this medicine is not safe for use in children under 12 years of age. If you face difficulty in breathing, speak to your doctor. He may prescribe an alternative medicine.
While on medication, check your potassium levels in the blood regularly. If you have any other health problems, inform your doctor before taking the medication.
If breastfeeding or pregnant, talk to your doctor before taking the medication. If you have a history of liver or kidney disease, tell your doctor to get a suitable dose of this medicine.
How does Maxflo Forte Rotacaps inhaler works?
The medicine contains Formoterol and Fluticasone Propionate. Formoterol is a long-lasting medicine that relaxes the muscles to clear the airways. Fluticasone Propionate is a steroid. It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause swelling in the airways. It offers relief from runny/blocked nose, sinus discomfort, or runny nose. The two medicines make breathing easier.
MAXIFLO Forte ROTACAP – How to use it
- Do not swallow the Rotacaps.
- Check the label and read the instructions before use.
- Place the capsule at Rotahaler’s base. Do not place it in the mouthpiece.
- Twist your mouthpiece until you get a click sound. Breathe in completely through the mouthpiece.
- Hold your breath for 10 seconds.
- Repeat the process if you see powder remaining inside the inhaler.
Most side effects are not severe and disappear with time. If the symptoms persist for longer or are severe, consult your doctor.
Side effects of Maxiflo Forte Rotacap.
- Fungal infection in the mouth
- Infection in the respiratory tract
- Sore throat
- Roughness of voice
- Increased heart rate
- Pain in joints, bones, and muscles.
Safety Advice and Warning
There is no evidence of the interaction of this medicine with alcohol. So, consult your doctor before consuming alcohol with this medicine.
In pregnant women, there is no evidence of whether the medicine is safe or not. So, pregnant women should consult the doctor to know the risks.
Whether Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps is released in human milk is not clear. Breastfeeding mothers should consult a physician before taking the medicine.
The medicine will not affect your ability to drive/operate machinery.
Be careful while using Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps, especially if you have a history of liver diseases. The doctor would check your medical condition and prescribe a suitable dose.
If you are suffering from kidney problems, consult your doctor before using Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps.
Let your doctor know if you are taking
- Theophylline to control asthma.
- Antifungal medicines.
- Tricyclic antidepressants.
- Steroids like prednisolone.
- Levodopa to treat parkinsonism.
- Procarbazine to treat Hodgkin's disease.
Q-Does Maxilo Forte Rotacaps result in oral fungal infections?
Yes. It causes fungal infections in the mouth. This side effect is not common in every individual. To prevent these side effects, rinse your mouth. Also, brush your teeth using water after every dose.
Q-Is Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps safe for use in children?
The medicine is not safe for children under 12 years. So, consult your doctor to get the correct advice.
Q-What happens if I take an overdose of Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps?
Taking an overdose of Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps can cause
- Muscle cramps
- Severe chest pain
- High or low blood pressure.
If you notice any of the above symptoms, speak to your doctor instantly.
Q-Can I discontinue taking Maxiflow Forte Rotacaps without consulting the doctor?
Do not stop taking Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps without informing your doctor. It can worsen your health conditions. As a result, the symptoms can occur again. So, consult your doctor before you stop taking it.
Q-Can Maxiflo Forte Rotacaps help manage abrupt asthma attacks?
No, the medicine will not help control a sudden asthma attack. So, use rescue inhalers for sudden asthma attacks.
Make sure you speak to your doctor before taking his medicine. It will help you get maximum benefits from the medicine. Discuss your past health issues with your doctor to avoid possible risks.