Important Facts About Clenil Inhalers
Most frequent questions and answers about Clenil inhalers for preventing asthma
Clenil modulite is a preventer inhaler used to treat asthma. The active ingredient in Clenil modulite is beclomethasone dipropionate, which is a corticosteroid (also known as steroid). It works by reducing inflammation and irritation in the lungs, improving asthma control and reducing asthma symptoms.
Clenil asthma preventer inhaler is used to treat asthma. It works by reducing inflammation and irritation in the lungs, improving asthma control and reducing asthma symptoms. Clenil should usually be taken regularly to get the most benefit from this medication.
You can not use a Clenil inhaler if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
You should also not use Clenil modulite to treat a sudden attack of breathlessness, as it will not help. For a quick-acting reliever inhaler you should use a blue inhaler; for example, a ventolin inhaler.
Anybody with asthma can use a Clenil inhaler to prevent asthma attacks. It is not used to treat an acute attack, but acts to stop these attacks happening in the first place. anti-inflammatory action reducing the swelling and irritation in the walls of the small air passages in the lungs, and so ease breathing problems.
Before starting treatment with a Clenil inhaler, tell your doctor if you have taken any other medicines as some medicines may increase the effects of Clenil modulite.
Follow your doctor or pharmacists instruction on how, when and how many puffs to inhale. The technique to use your Clenil inhaler is:
- Remove the mouthpiece cover by holding the inhaler between your thumb and forefinger, squeeze and gently pull apart
- Hold the inhaler upright and breathe out as far as possible
- Place the mouthpiece in your mouth, between your teeth and close your lips around it, but not biting.
- Start breathing in and press down on the top of the inhaler, continuing to breathe in steadily and deeply
- Hold your breath for a few seconds, and remove the inhaler before breathing out slowly
- Replace the mouthpiece cover
As with any form of medication, using a Clenil inhaler has side effects. For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of the Clenil inhaler. Below are a few of the common side effects of using a Clenil inhaler:
- Thrush in the mouth and throat
- Hoarse voice
- Sore throat or tongue (rinsing your mouth with water immediately after use may help prevent this)
For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of the Clenil inhaler.
Your Clenil inhaler should be kept out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use Clenil modulite after the expiry date, which is stated on the carton and label.
Do not store your Clenil inhaler above 30°C, and protect frost and direct sunlight.
If the inhaler gets very cold, take the metal canister out of the plastic case and warm it in your hands for a few minutes. Never use anything else to warm the Clenil inhaler.
You should not dispose your Clenil inhaler via wastewater or household waste. If you are unsure of how to dispose of medicines no longer required, ask your doctor or pharmacist.