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Clenil Modulite

Clenil Modulite is classified as an inhaler prevention treatment that helps patients control their asthma episodes. This prevents them from experiencing attacks. Beclometasone dipropionate is the main ingredient of the medication. It belongs to the group called corticosteroids. The inhaler aims to decrease the inflammation of the air passages.

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Clenil Modulite

UK Meds asked our favorite doctor, Dr. Christian Jessen, to explain Asthma. Below is what he has to say.

Asthma is a long term health condition where those affected have overly-sensitive airways, and it can lead to serious difficulties when breathing. Inflammation and constriction of the airways cause them to get narrower, making it harder for air to pass through. This causes a typical asthma attack which left untreated can be potentially fatal.

Symptoms include coughing, wheezing, tightness around the chest and shortness of breath. Currently, there is no cure for asthma, but there are a wide range of treatments that can help. Reliever inhalers, which are usually blue, provide rapid relief by relaxing your airways. They should always be kept on you at all times in case of asthma attack and you should always have a spare inhaler on hand.

Preventer inhalers, which are usually colored brown, contain a low dose of steroids. They take affect over time to reduce the inflammation, sensitivity and swelling in your airways. Even if your symptoms don't seem serious, you should always use your preventer inhaler (if you have been advised to) to help keep an attack at bay.

UK Meds can prescribe many different types of inhalers, including Ventolin, Clenil Modulite, Bricanyl and more. Start your free consultation with GMC registered doctors today.

- Dr. Christian Jessen

The video and article above is for information purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose a condition or prescribe a medicine. If you have any specific concerns about your health, please consult your GP or use our online doctor's service. You can follow Dr. Christian Jessen online on his Twitter account.

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What is Clenil Modulite?

Clenil Modulite is classified as a preventer inhaler. It is usually prescribed to people who are in need of a reliever inhaler more than twice a week for the relief of breathing difficulties. It is also prescribed for asthma sufferers whose sleep has been disturbed more than once a week. Clenil Modulite is used regularly on a daily basis to reduce inflammation of the lungs and prevent shortness of breath, wheezing, and asthma attacks.

Breathing usually improves between three to seven days after starting the treatment. It is important that you keep using this inhaler regularly even if your asthma symptoms have improved significantly.

How does Clenil Modulite work?

Clenil Modulite inhaler contains beclometasone as the active ingredient. Beclometasone is a corticosteroid.

Corticosteroids are hormones naturally produced by the adrenal glands. They are important in controlling inflammatory responses. Beclometasone is a man-made derivate of this natural hormone. It is used to reduce inflammation in the lungs.

When beclometasone is breathed in, it is absorbed into the cells of the airways and lungs, stopping the cells from releasing chemicals that cause immune and allergic responses that result in inflammation. By stopping the release of the chemicals, beclometasone reduces the inflammation in the lungs that constricts the airways, making it difficult for the air to get in and out. Regular use of beclometasone helps in the prevention of asthma attacks and wheezing.

What are the benefits of using Clenil Modulite?

It is difficult to control asthma attacks once they occur and you may worry about inducing an asthma attack when doing exercise or during a stressful period. Using beclometasone every day can help aid the symptoms of asthma before they occur and help you lead a healthy life. Clenil Modulite can also be used in conjunction with reliever treatments in the occasion of an unexpected attack.

How do I use Clenil Modulite?

Clenil Modulite inhaler should be used twice a day each day on a regular basis, as directed by your doctor. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor on how to properly use your inhaler and how many puffs you need to take each time. Do not suddenly stop the use of this inhaler, even if your symptoms have improved or disappeared, unless ordered by your doctor. Abruptly stopping treatment could cause your asthma to flare-up again.

If you are using a reliever inhaler at the same time you are using Clenil Modulite, use the reliever inhaler first to open your airways before you take a dose from a Clenil Modulite inhaler.

It is important you learn how to correctly use your inhaler. Failure to do so will result in not breathing the right dose of medicine into your lungs. Follow the instructions provided in the patient information leaflet included in the packaging of your inhaler. Your doctor or your nurse can teach you the proper use of this inhaler.

Clenil Modulite is a metered dose inhaler, delivering the medicine as a fine mist or spray. You can coordinate the pressing down of the canister and breathing in the spray with this inhaler.

Rinse your mouth with water or brush your teeth after each use of the Clenil Modulite. This will minimize the developing of oral thrush, a fungal infection, in your mouth. Oral thrush could be associated with inhaled corticosteroids. Consult your doctor if you developed white patches in your throat or mouth, as they are the symptoms of thrush.

The usual dose of Clenil Modulite is twice a day, daily, or as directed by your doctor. Do not increase or decrease the dose of your medication without the approval of your doctor.

Side effects & precautions

Medicines and their side effects can affect individual users in different ways. Not everyone who uses Clenil Modulite will experience the possible side effects.

Very common side effects of Clenil Modulite include:

Thrush infection of the mouth and throat. This side effect can be avoided by rinsing the mouth out with water and spitting it out right after you use the inhaler. Your doctor can prescribe an antifungal medication when you get oral thrush.

Common side effects of Clenil Modulite include hoarse voice and throat irritation.

Precautions

Those with a history of tuberculosis or have a viral/fungal infection in the airways may need extra monitoring whilst they are using Clenil Modulite.

Clenil Modulite should not be used by individuals who are allergic or intolerant to any of the ingredients of this medicine. Check the ingredients of this medicine to find out if you have specific allergies or intolerances.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

It is important to control asthma during pregnancy, as it could pose a threat to the developing baby. Whenever possible, asthma medication should be taken by inhaler to minimise the number of medicines entering the bloodstream and crosses the placenta the developing baby.

The amount of medicine that passes into the breastmilk after an inhaler use is negligible and will not likely cause any harm to the nursing infant.

You could continue using Clenil Modulite while you are pregnant or breastfeeding as long as you inform your doctor.

Interactions

It is important that you share with your doctor a list of all medications that you are taking before you start using Clenil Modulite. Inform your doctor that you are using Clenil Modulite before you start using any other medication.

How do I buy Clenil Modulite online?

You can safely buy Clenil Modulite online at UK Meds. You will need first to have an online consultation with a medical doctor before your order of Clenil Modulite will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Clenil Modulite is the right medication for your medical condition.