How to Take Ciclesonide and Dose of Ciclesonide


Find out how to take Ciclesonide (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Ciclesonide


How it should be taken  

It comes as a solution for inhalation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Oral: The recommended dose is 80mcg to 320mcg, two times per day.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated in patients with acute exacerbation of asthma that does not respond to standard treatments with bronchodilators and steroids (asthmaticus); Known hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is a glucocorticoid, prescribed as a prophylactic therapy in treating asthma and in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis. The medication arrests the release of chemicals in the body that causes inflammation.  

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of tuberculosis, who are taking other medications especially steroid drugs, cataract, increased eye pressure, any infection, nose injury, during pregnancy, breastfeeding, children and elderly.
If steroid dose is decreased patient may develop with an increased risk of asthma and skin disease, if it so consult with your doctor.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature (15 and 30C), and in an airtight container.

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