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Flohale 100 Rotacaps

Manufactured byCIPLA LTD
Description
Flohale 100 Rotacaps is a medicine used for the treatment of asthma (a condition in which your airways become narrow and may produce extra mucous leading to breathing difficulty). It is used to relieve symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, breathing difficulty, coughing, etc. caused by asthma. Flohale 100 Rotacaps reduces swelling and irritation in your airways. Hence, it is used for the maintenance treatment of asthma for long-term management. However, it is not indicated in the treatment of an ongoing asthma attack. Flohale 100 Rotacaps may cause some side effects like headache, stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, and hoarse voice. Inform your doctor if these side effects become severe or persist for a long time. Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. For the ease of remembering, use it at the same time every day. Even if you see an improvement in your condition, do not stop taking it. If you discontinue the use of this medicine early, your symptoms may recur or worsen. Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be avoided if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicine as they may interact with Flohale 100 Rotacaps and cause undesired effects. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, eye problems, or any other medical condition. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Flohale 100 Rotacaps

  • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue
  • Bone pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Blurred vision
  • Bloody nose
  • Hoarseness of voice

Uses of Flohale 100 Rotacaps

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma - Maintenance
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken by Flohale 100 Rotacaps to show its effect is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Flohale 100 Rotacaps remains active in your body is not known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Flohale 100 Rotacaps.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Flohale 100 Rotacaps is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with caution while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation. Consult your doctor to understand the risk and benefits before using this medicine.

Allergy

Flohale 100 Rotacaps is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (of your face/tongue/throat), breathing difficulty, etc.

Status asthmaticus

A severe asthma attack that does not respond to standard treatment is known as status asthmaticus.Flohale 100 Rotacaps is not recommended for the primary treatment of asthma or other acute episodes of asthma where intensive measures are needed.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Flohale 100 Rotacaps is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with caution while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation. Consult your doctor to understand the risk and benefits before using this medicine.
General warnings

Growth retardation

Flohale 100 Rotacaps may slow down the normal growth of children, especially if used in high doses for a long time. Therefore, your child's doctor may regularly monitor the height and weight of your child during treatment with this medicine. If growth is slowed, your doctor may recommend the lowest dose for effective control of asthma.

Visual disturbances

Flohale 100 Rotacaps may cause blurred vision or other visual disturbances. Report any such symptoms to your doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on your clinical condition.

Candida infection

Prolonged use of Flohale 100 Rotacaps may cause oropharyngeal candidiasis (a fungal infection that develops inside your mouth due to Candida albicans fungi). The symptoms include white patches on the inner cheeks and tongue that bleed easily when scraped, bad breath, dryness, etc.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of Flohale 100 Rotacaps, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose of Flohale 100 Rotacaps.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Clarithromycin

Ketoconazole

Disease interactions

Hyperadrenocorticism

Hyperadrenocorticism is a condition that occurs due to high levels of cortisol (a chemical substance that helps your body respond to stress, regulate blood sugar, and fight infections) in the body. A high dose of Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with caution as it may occasionally cause or worsen hyperadrenocorticism.

Infections

Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with extreme caution if you have latent or active infections. This medicine may suppress your immune system and may worsen your condition. This risk is especially high if you are on high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period.

Ocular herpes infection

Ocular herpes simplex is an eye infection caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV) which often leads to blindness. Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with caution if you have ocular herpes simplex. This medicine may damage the cornea (the protective outer layer of your eyes) and worsen your condition.

Ocular Toxicities

Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with caution if you have a history of cataract (cloudy area in the lens of the eye that affects vision), and/or glaucoma (an eye condition with abnormally high pressure inside the eye that may eventually lead to blindness). This medicine when used for a prolonged period may increase your intraocular pressure (high pressure inside the eye caused by an imbalance in the production and drainage of fluid in the eye). Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine or prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition in which your bones become weak and brittle. Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with caution if you have osteoporosis. Prolonged use of this medicine may reduce bone density (amount of bone mineral in your bones) and may further worsen your existing condition. Your bone density needs to be closely monitored during treatment with this medicine.

Diabetes

Flohale 100 Rotacaps should be used with caution if you have diabetes (increased blood sugar levels) as this medicine may further alter your blood sugar levels. Hence, your blood sugar levels need to be closely monitored during treatment with this medicine.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use Flohale 100 Rotacaps exactly as advised by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor as your symptoms may reappear or become worse. Consult your doctor if you experience any side effects. Flohale 100 Rotacaps is used to prevent an asthma attack. It is not used to relieve an asthma attack that has already started. For relief of an asthma attack that has already started, you should use another medicine. Hence, consult your doctor to understand what medicine should be used in such conditions. To avoid fungal infections in your mouth and throat, rinse your mouth after each inhalation.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Flohale 100 Rotacaps works by preventing the release of chemical substances that cause swelling and irritation in your airways. Thus, it makes breathing easier.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Inhaled corticosteroids

Schedule

Schedule H

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