Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium)
What is Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium) used for?
Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium) is used to prevent asthma symptoms, such as breathlessness, wheezing and difficulty breathing. It is also used to prevent symptoms of other lung conditions. This drug is effective in preventing these symptoms by helping to prevent the release of certain substances in the body responsible for causing inflammation. However, it is not used to relieve sudden breathing difficulties.
How should I use Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium) ?
Patients using Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium) should administer it via oral inhalation. The inhaler should be placed between the lips, and the patient should press down on the canister, while breathing in deeply, and hold their breath for 5 to 10 seconds, before gently exhaling. If another puff is administered, the patient should wait at least 1 minute before administering the second dose.
Adults are sometimes directed to take two puffs 2 to 4 times per day, however the dosage requirements can vary for each patient, depending on the severity of the condition being treated and patients should always consult their physician before using this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed.
What are the side effects of Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium) ?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of using Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium) include:
Patients should consult their physician if any of these side effects persist, or if any other more serious side effects occur, such as wheezing or breathlessness.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Tilade Inhaler (Nedocromil Sodium). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
This inhaler is not intended for use as a quick relief inhaler. Patients are advised to consult their physician in order to determine whether or not a quick relief inhaler is required.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.