Bronalide Side Effects, Overdose and Pregnancy Information
Bronalide is a type of orally inhaled corticosteroids given to treat
chronic symptoms of asthma. Main ingredient in Bronalide is Flunisolide. Bronalide should not be given during an asthma
attack as it is used as a preventive drug. Bronalide works by preventing
and reducing inflammation in the lungs and bronchial membranes. In order
to be effective Bronalide should be used regularly, as directed.
Bronalide Side Effects
Common side effects of Bronalide may include dry mouth, throat
irritation, and headache. Rare side effects of Bronalide may include
cough, nausea, eczema, hoarseness, phlegm, and fungal infection of the
mouth and throat.
Bronalide Side Effects Reporting
If you experience any Bronalide side effects not mentioned above you should report it to your primary health care provider or FDA 1-800-FDA-1088 in the United States, Health Canada 1-866-225-0709 in Canada, MHRA 020 3080 6000 in UK, or TGA 1800 020 653 in Australia.
Bronalide should not be used during an asthma attack.
Avoid Bronalide if you are allergic or sensitive to
Pituitary gland suppression may occur when oral corticosteroid is
combined with inhaler corticosteroid.
Inform your physician if you have tuberculosis or osteoporosis.
Corticosteroid inhalers like Bronalide are not recommended for children
age under 6.
Use caution when combining oral corticosteroid with Bronalide.
Interaction with other drugs has not yet been reported.
BRONALIDE AND PREGNANCY
As with any medicine, inform you physician if you are or planning to
become pregnant as use of large amount of corticosteroid during pregnancy
may retard fetal development.
As a precaution nursing mothers should switch to bottle-feed while
Children 6-15 years:
2 inhalations morning and evening. Do not
exceed 4 in a 24-hour period.
Adults and Children 16 and older:
2 inhalations morning and evening.
Do not exceed 8 in a 24-hour period.
In case of Bronalide overdose, seek medical help right away.
If you miss a dose of Bronalide, take it as soon as you can. However, if it is just
about time for your next dose, skip the one you forgot and go on with your
regular schedule. Never take a double dose.