Flomax

Pharmacological action

 Flomax, solution for inhalation
 Flomax is a bronchodilator, the main effect of which is aimed at expanding the lumen of the bronchi narrowed due to muscle spasm.

Berodual effect caused by the action of its constituent materials - fenoterol and ipratropium bromide. Fenoterol effect on the smooth muscles of the bronchial tubes, reducing the production and accumulation of phlegm. And fenoterol and ipratropium bromide relax the smooth muscles of the bronchial tubes, preventing the development of bronchospastic reactions, which can cause exposure of methacholine, histamine, cool air or allergens.

Both components Berodual not prevent the removal of mucus and gas exchange is happening. Substances that form part of the drug, effectively complement each other, allowing even when using Berodual in low doses to achieve the desired result.

Indications Berodual

The purpose of this drug is expedient for the prevention and treatment of chronic obstructive airways disease, which is characterized by a reversible bronchospasm, chronic obstructive bronchitis, emphysematous bronchitis, bronchial asthma.

Flomax manual attests to this, it is also used in preparation for the introduction of the respiratory tract aerosol delivery of antibiotics, corticosteroids, mucolytics.

Instructions for use Berodual

The drug is available as a solution for inhalation Flomax and dosed inhalation aerosol. The drug is used by inhalation.

Berodual solution for the purpose of cupping adults and children over 12 years: 20-80 drops. Prolonged therapy involves the use of the drug four times 20-40 drops for one inhalation. For assisted ventilation and with moderately severe bronchospasm use 10 drops of Berodual.

Relief of seizures in children 6-12 years occurs through a single application in the amount of Berodual 10-20 drops in case of severe attacks it is advisable to use 40-60 drops. Moderately severe bronchospasm involves inhalation 10 drops of the drug, but long-term therapy - 10-20 drops four times a day.

Using Berodual for inhalation by children under 6 years of age require a mandatory medical devices and monitoring recommended single dose is usually not more than 10 drops.

 Flomax, metered dose inhalation aerosol

Berodual solution before use should be diluted with saline (do not use distilled water) to 3-4 ml, then the drug is inhaled through a nebulizer for 6-7 minutes until completely consumed. If necessary, the procedure is repeated no earlier than 4 hours. Berodual solution must be diluted before application.

Aerosol Berodual for 200 inhalations, then, even if the contents of the tank is left, it must be replaced. Children older than 6 years and adults is recommended to apply 2 inhalation doses. Within 5 minutes of breathing relief must come, if it does not, you can apply another 2 inhalation doses. If 4 doses are not given the expected results, contact a doctor. Purpose Berodual inhalation aerosol with intermittent and prolonged therapy involves applying 1-2 doses 3 times a day (a day have a maximum 8 inhalation).

side effects

According to the instructions, Flomax can cause adverse reactions such as:

  • nervousness, fine tremor, dizziness, headache;
  • tachycardia, arrhythmia;
  • vomiting, nausea;
  • urticaria, angioneurotic edema of the face, lips, tongue, rash;
  • urinary retention, cramps, hypokalemia (decrease of potassium in the blood), fatigue, increased sweating;
  • of the visual perception, increased intraocular pressure.

Contraindications Berodual

The instructions to berodualom indicated that the drug should not be used tahiaritimii, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, as well as increased sensitivity to fenoterolu and ipratropium bromide.

The first trimester of pregnancy as a reason for not using Berodual.

During breastfeeding drug is given with caution.

Additional Information

Flomax should be stored at a temperature not exceeding 30 0 C. During the 5 years since the release of the drug is considered to be fit for use.





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