Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is prescribed to treat and prevent symptoms of asthma such as shortness of breath and wheezing

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml contains Beclomethasone 

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is to be inhaled either from the nose or the mouth 

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is prescribed to adults and children

5 plastic vials of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml are packaged and sold together.Each vial contain 2ml of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml

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Type

Vial – Injection

Feature

2ml

Unit

'S

Formula

Beclomethasone

Composition

Beclomethasone 800 mcg

Brand

Chiesi Pharmaceuticals

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Asthma is one of the most common lung diseases affecting millions of people across the globe. Characterized by strenuous breathing and feeling of tightness in the chest among others, it is due to constricted airways triggered by cold, infection, allergy, etc. Several drugs have been devised to help treat / or prevent an attack. Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml belongs to a class of drugs called inhaled corticosteroids which helps bring ease to patients suffering from breathlessness, wheezing and other symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and other COPDs. 

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is chemically composed of Beclomethasone, a corticosteroid that works by controlling and inhibiting the inflammatory reaction and limiting the release of chemical substances involved in inflammation such as leukotrienes, histamine and cytokines, and many others. Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is safe to be prescribed to patients over the age of 12 years and is considered safe to be recommended to pregnant and lactating women but should be best avoided in the first trimester and do not use before consulting a doctor. The intake of alcohol, tobacco smoking is prohibited while undergoing treatment with Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml. 

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is available in form of an aerosol solution, meant to be administered through a nebulizing device via a mouthpiece or face mask. Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml can be inhaled via nebulizer 1 to 2 times a day in general for 10 -15 minutes but the recommended dose may vary depending upon the severity of your symptoms. Nebulizing equipment must be kept clean, making sure to change the mouthpiece or face every few weeks upon frequent use. Some common side effects observed with Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml include sore throat, headaches, and dry throat are commonly felt by patients and they tend to resolve on their own in a few hours to days. If you do not feel better or notice a deterioration in your symptoms consult a doctor at once. 

Indications

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml can be used to treat:

  • Asthma 
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 
  • Allergic Rhinitis 

How Does Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml Work

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml chemically contains a steroid, beclomethasone in a solution form that works by attaching to the Glucocorticoid Receptor, subsequently inhibiting the inflammatory reaction and limiting the release of chemical substances involved in inflammation such as leukotrienes, histamine and cytokines, and many others. This action helps bring ease to patients suffering from asthma, bronchitis, and other COPDs. The steroid helps to reduce and prevent the swelling in the airway making it easier to breathe. 

How To Use Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is available upon prescription in a solution form for aerosol-based treatment. To use Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml, a special device built for inhaling the medicine must be used, known as Nebulizer. Read the instruction manual available with the device carefully to help you understand the setup and functioning. The nebulizer machine turns the solution form into a mist that can be inhaled easily via an attached mouthpiece or a mask. The face mask is recommended for use in children particularly. 

To use Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml gently bend forward and backward 1 vial from the strip to detach it. Now carefully shake the vial to mix the solution before removing the stopper by twisting it. There are markings on the plastic vial indicating half dose of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml. Make sure to dispense out the accurate amount in the nebulizer as prescribed by your doctor. An attached tube connects the machine with a mouthpiece (put your lips around it) or face mask (covering the nose and mouth), which should be put on before switching on the machine. Inhale deeply to allow the medicine to reach your lungs. Usually, it takes about 10 -15 minutes per nebulizing session. 

It is recommended to rinse your mouth with water after each use of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml to reduce the chance of a fungal infection. Use of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is not to be stopped abruptly without the consent of a physician as that tends to worsen the symptoms of asthma or COPD. Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is a slow-acting drug and therefore must be taken regularly and a minimum of an hour before any strenuous exercise. 

Dosage

Adult Dosage

1 vial of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml once or twice daily for 10-15 minutes. Dosage may be altered depending on the patient’s illness and any adverse effects the patient might feel.

Child Dosage

Half vial of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml once or twice daily for 10-15 minutes. The dosage depends upon the patient’s illness being treated and upon the weight and age of the patient.

Elderly Dosage 

In general, Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is safe to be prescribed to elderly patients however caution is advised since Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is a steroid and can exert adverse effects associated with age. The dosage depends upon the patient’s illness being treated and upon any other illness, the patient might have.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml in general is considered safe, however, expecting and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctor before taking Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml. Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is best avoided during the first trimester. It should be ingested only if necessary. While using Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml if you become pregnant, do not instantly stop taking it for your condition may exacerbate, instead consult your doctor who may prescribe a safe alternative. During lactation as such Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml does not pose any risk but it is advised to ask a doctor first. 

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml:

  • Allergic reaction to Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml or any other similar drug or its contents
  • Tuberculosis or history of tuberculosis 
  • Alcohol consumption 
  • Patients treated for fungal and/or viral infections
  • Eye problems (such as glaucoma, cataract)
  • Pregnancy (an altered dose or safe drug may be given)

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml:

  • In case of allergy to drugs, always provide a list to your doctor
  • In the case of Pregnancy Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml must always be used after discussing with the doctor. Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml should be avoided in the first trimester
  • Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml may initially cause worsening of symptoms like wheezing or chest tightness in which case consult a doctor right away
  • Alcohol use should be restricted due to adverse reactions
  • Long-term use of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml alters the bone mineralization and can make your bones weak, be careful not to injure yourself for it may put you at risk of fractures
  • Monitor the growth pattern of your child since Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml can cause slowed down growth
  • In case you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms or your symptoms aggravate, consult your physician at once
  • Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml can disturb your visual ability/eyesight contact your doctor if you experience this
  • Certain medicines known to interact with Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml must be avoided – some of them are mentioned below
  • Nebulizing equipment must be kept clean, making sure to change the mouthpiece or face every few weeks upon frequent use

Interactions With Other Medications

  • Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml:
  • HIV medications
  • NSAIDs such as Aspirin, ibuprofen etc
  • Mifepristone
  • Steroids or steroid-containing drugs such as topical creams/tablets, etc.
  • Antifungal drugs (azoles)
  • Metronidazole 
  • Aldesleukin 
  • Cyclosporine 
  • Azathioprine 
  • Immune therapy medicines 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicinesClenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Oral fungal infections 
  • Dry throat
  • Dry nose 
  • Sore throat 
  • Itching in throat
  • Runny nose 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Anaphylactic Reaction
  • Sinus pain 
  • Signs of infection like fever, chills, phlegmatic cough
  • Headache 
  • Moon’s face 
  • Hoarseness of voice 
  • Pain during speaking 
  • Glaucoma
  • Bone Fractures
  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight loss 
  • Blurred vision 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dry Mouth- Can be helped by sipping water throughout the day, chewing sugarless gum, using alcohol-free mouthwash, allowing ice to melt in the mouth, or using a saliva substitute.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Dry Throat – Can be eased by adding honey to warm drinks and having oral lozenges, to provide soothing relief to an irritated throat. Ginger tea has been known to decrease inflammation of an irritated throat thus, providing relief.
  • Blurred vision – This side effect tends to go away on its own in a few days; patients are advised to not operate heavy machinery or drive any motorized vehicles in the meantime. If blurred vision persists, please contact your doctor.
  • Oral Thrush – Patients are advised to rinse their oral cavities with dispersible antifungal as prescribed by a doctor or over-the-counter antifungal drops/mouthwash. It is best to consult a doctor first

FAQs

#1. What Is Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml Used for?

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is a slow-acting drug and therefore is recommended to be usually twice to relieve breathlessness and similar symptoms. 

#2. How To Store Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml?

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs. After opening the vial, it must be used entirely within 12 hours and kept in a refrigerator at 5 – 10 degrees Celsius. 

#3. Will Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml affect my sexual activity?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#4. Can I take Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml during my pregnancy?

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml is not prescribed during 1st trimester however, regarding its safe use you must consult a doctor first. 

#5. What are the common side effects caused by Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml?

  • Oral fungal infections 
  • Dry throat
  • Sore throat 

#6. Is it safe to have painkillers while taking Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml?

Yes, Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml under the supervision of a doctor. NSAIDs like ibuprofen, aspirin, and others are known to interact with Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml, discuss with your doctor

#7. Is it safe to have Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml along with oral contraceptives?

Yes, there is no evidence to suggest that Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#8. How does Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml work?

Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml contains a steroid drug that works by inhibiting the inflammatory reaction and limiting the release of chemical substances involved in inflammation such as leukotrienes, histamine and cytokines, and many others. This helps bring down the swelling in the airways and makes it easier to breathe. 

#9. How long will I have to continue taking Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml?

It is a long-term treatment and you might have to continue taking the medication even for the rest of your life.

#10. Is it safe to smoke cigarettes while undergoing treatment with Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml?

It is recommended to not smoke while taking Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml and especially if you have asthma or any COPD.

#11. What if I forget to take Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml?

It is advised that the drug is taken at the same time each day, an alarm can be placed to remind patients to take Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml at the proper time. If the patient misses a dose of Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml, they should take it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then it’s advised to skip the missed dose and take Clenil For Aersol Vial 2 ml as per schedule, doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects.

#12. Can lifestyle changes help with asthma?

Yes, you can adopt certain healthy lifestyle changes to help with your symptoms. These include quitting smoking, avoiding alcohol, eating a balanced diet consisting of fresh vegetables and fruits, incorporating physical activity into your daily routine, and living a stress-free life.