Can you overdose on Zenhale?
Overdose: If you use more ZENHALE® than you should, contact your doctor or pharmacist. The most common symptoms that may occur if you use more ZENHALE® than you should are nausea, vomiting, headache, trembling, drowsiness, low potassium levels, high sugar levels, high blood pressure or a rapid or irregular heart beat.
How long can you take Zenhale?
It helps to open airways and make breathing easier. The effect lasts for 12 hours. The product is for people 12 years of age or older who need treatment for asthma, and for whom the doctor recommends a combination product. It should not be used as a “rescue” medication for sudden asthma symptoms.
Is Zenhale for COPD?
Advair and Symbicort are indicated for both the management of asthma and COPD, Zenhale for the management of asthma and Breo Ellipta for the management of COPD. No generic formulation is available for any of these products.
How do I stop taking Zenhale?
Stopping the medication: This medication contains an inhaled corticosteroid, mometasone furoate. Abruptly stopping inhaled corticosteroids can make asthma worse. Do not stop this medication suddenly. Instead, speak to your doctor about how to stop the medication safely by gradually reducing the dose.
Does inhaler cause weight gain?
Q: Will I gain weight by taking inhaled steroids or steroid tablets? A: NO. Your inhaler contains such a low dose of steroids that it will not make you put on weight. Sometimes steroid tablets can make you feel hungry, and eating more will make you start to gain weight.
Do you shake Zenhale?
The inhaler must be primed before the first use, and if the inhaler has not been used for over five days. Priming is done by spraying four sprays into the air, away from the face. Since Zenhale® is a suspension, patients must shake the inhaler before each priming spray or inhalation.
How much does Zenhale cost?
Zenhale® is administered as two inhalations twice daily and delivers 30 days of therapy at a cost of $66.90, $84.90 and $102.90 for the low, medium, and high dose respectively.
What kind of inhaler is Zenhale?
Zenhale® This product is manufactured by Merck Canada and is a combination of two ingredients, formoterol fumarate and mometasone furoate. This product is taken via MDI (metered dose inhaler).
Can asthma go away if you lose weight?
In conclusion, overweight and obese individuals with asthma experience a high symptomatic remission rate and significant improvements in asthma control, as assessed by symptoms, use of medication, lung function, and hospitalizations, after weight loss.