Maple (international name - Beclomethasone) refers to a group glyukokortisteroidnyh preparations for topical application. Maple has a pronounced anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effect.
The composition of maple
The main active ingredient - beclomethasone.
Excipients: sorbitan laurate, sodium chloride, polysorbate, purified water.
The drug comes in the form of aerosol metered-dose inhalation powder and capsules.
Maple is used as an effective means for the prevention and treatment of bronchial asthma. The drug acts directed at reducing inflammation and inhibition of allergic reactions. During operation of the main substances (beclomethasone) reduces the formation of chemotaxis and enhanced content lipokortina.
Under the effect of reducing the amount of maple mast cells in bronchial mucosa and eliminates puffiness and retard accumulation of neutrophils and formation of irritation when breathing.
Positive feedback has a maple as a drug that stops bronchial spasms and having high therapeutic effect in the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system.
When the correct therapeutic dose of maple is active without causing side effects that are typical for similar products.
Good reviews on MAPLE patients, conducting treatment with inhaled medication for 4 to 7 days. During this period, usually already achieved a high curative effect.
The drug is given as a basic therapeutic tool for the treatment of bronchial asthma. Maple also can be assigned to reduce the effect of oral drugs and to enhance the action of ketotifen and bronchodilators.
Instructions for use maple
According to the instructions of maple prescribed inhaled the drug in adults and children over 12 years old with asthma of varying severity. The daily dose should be about 300-600 mg, divided into 2-4 inhalation. The maximum dose per day for adults should not exceed 1 mg and for children - 500 micrograms.
Also in accordance with the instruction maple, when administering the drug in powder form, it is necessary to use special feeders that are most effectively atomized drug into the lungs.
Before the appointment of the drug, patients should be instructed about the features of Maple use in acute attacks of asthma. They need to know how to inject the drug into the lungs to stop attacks and relieves spasms of the bronchi.
According to the instructions of maple should warn the eyes from getting the drug and rinse your mouth after inhalation.
The interaction of maple with phenobarbital, phenytoin and rifampicin reduces the effectiveness of treatment of bronchial asthma.
Contraindication to the drug are hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of maple, as well as severe stages of asthma and asthmatic bronchitis is not character.
Side effects Maple
When using maple may experience the following side effects: allergic reactions, coughing, sneezing, hoarseness, throat irritation, respiratory tract candidiasis.
Chronic administration of the drug can be observed occurrence of pathogenic microorganisms in the form of fungal infections in the mouth.
At the first administration of the drug can occur slight decrease in adrenal function, which is to recover for 2-3 days. Otherwise, the reception maple should be repealed.
As the systemic side effects when taking maple may appear headache, nausea, dizziness, increased blood pressure, cataracts, leukocytosis, adrenal insufficiency.