Product Name: Berotec MDI
Used for acute asthmaUsed for symptom relief during maintenance treatment of asthma and other conditions with reversible airways obstructionUsed for protection against exercise induced asthma
Relax bronchial smooth muscle by stimulating beta 2 adrenoreceptors, thus increasing airway diameterFast onset of action (5-15 minutes)Short duration of action (3-6 hours)
100-200mcg (1-2 inhalations) as required or 5-15 minutes before exercise. Repeat 3-4 times daily as necessary.
Common side effects
Uncommon side effects
Increased heart rate (which can also lead to paroxysmal tachyarrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation or paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia)Muscle crampsAgitationHyperactivity in childrenInsomniaHyperglycaemia (high blood sugar) and hypokalaemia (low blood potassium) when drug taken in high doses
For further information talk to your doctor.