Aerocort Inhaler

This inhaler is used in the treatment of asthma. That relaxes the muscles of the air passages and makes breathing easy in asthma patients. Aerocort Inhaler also relaxes the muscles of the airways in the lungs making breathing easier by reducing the irritation and swelling in the airways.

It is a combination of beclomethasone dipropionate and levosalbutamol. This allows air to flow easily in and out of the lungs. So patients can breathe easily. Patients with high blood pressure and heart disease should take precautions while using it. Report to your doctor if you have any allergies to the active ingredients of this medicine.

Uses of Aerocort Inhaler

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)
Asthma
Shortness of breath
Wheezing
Lung disorder

Benefits of Aerocort Inhaler 

It relaxes the muscles in the wall of the small airways in the lungs and also makes breathing easier. To get the benefit from an Aerocort inhaler you need to make sure you get your inhaler technique right. Otherwise, it will not work very well. So use it correctly. It does not work to relieve sudden asthma attacks.

Side Effects 

Most side effects of this medicine do not require any medical attention and go away with time. Consult your doctor if you are worried about them.

  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Sore throat
  • Fungal infection of the mouth
  • Headache
  • Muscle cramp
  • Cough
  • Stuffy nose
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Skin rash
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Respiratory Tract infection
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness
  • Sudden changes in mood
  • Nausea
  • Nose bleed
  • Pale skin
  • Shakiness
  • Smell and taste disturbances
  • Chest burn
  • Body ache

How to use it?

Consult your doctor or check the label for directions before use. It comes in the form of a tablet, capsule, and syrup. It should be inhaled orally. Take it by mouth, on an empty stomach. Breathe in from the mouth, press down on the inhaler to release the medication, and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as your doctor suggested. Rinse your mouth with water and spit it out.

Shake the inhaler well and take two or three puffs as advised by your doctor. Patients above 4 years can use it. The dosage of this medicine depends on the age of the patients.

How does Aerocort Inhaler work?

It is a combination of two medicines Levosalbutamol and Beclometasone. Levosalbutamol is a bronchodilator it acts by relaxing the muscles in the airways and also widens the airways. Beclometasone is a steroid medicine. It stops the release of certain natural substances in the body which cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways.

When they mix, they make the breathing process easier. The effect of the Aerocort inhaler may be noticeable after a few days but you will get the whole benefits after a few weeks. So do not quit it without consulting your doctor.

Safety Tips

If you are taking this inhaler, do not consume alcohol. Because this inhaler may cause too much drowsiness with alcohol. It may be unsafe to use while you are pregnant. There are limited studies on humans and animals that have shown harmful effects on the development of babies. So you should consult your doctor before using it during pregnancy. And your health expert will let you know the benefits and risks of using it. 

Aerocort inhalers are also considered safe for women who are breastfeeding. Limited studies have shown that the drugs do not do any harm to the baby. So it is considered safe for the mother and child.  And also there are no interactions found for patients with liver or kidney disease. This medicine may affect blood sugar, so the doctor may monitor your blood sugar regularly.

What if you forget to use it?

Take a missed dose as soon as you remember it. And if it is close to the time of the next dose, then skip the missed dose and back to your normal time. Sometimes this drug can be used when needed.

Quick tips

  • This medicine should be used regularly to be effective
  • keep using an Aerocort inhaler even if you don’t have any symptoms.
  • It does not work to relieve sudden asthma attacks.
  • If you want to get more benefits from it, then you have to make sure that you have the right technique of using it.
  • It also comes as an injection solution.
  • Do not take it without a doctor’s prescription.
  • Aerocort is only for inhalation, so the tablet should not be swallowed.
  • Take it at the same time per day to get more benefits.
  • It does not work immediately so use your rescue inhaler to control sudden asthma attacks.
  • Gargle with warm water after inhalation because it may give you a fungal infection.
  • Store it at room temperature.
  • Keep it in a cool and dry place and keep it away from children.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease, so the doctor may adjust your dose according to your medical history.
  • Do not use it after the expiry date.

Conclusion

If you are dealing with breathing problems or asthma, then you should use an Aerocort inhaler. This relaxes the muscles of the air passages and makes it easy to breathe for asthma patients. And with some minor side effects, it is proven to be safe for use. You won’t need any medical attention for the side effects of this medication. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant and breastfeeding before using it.

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