nedocromil inhalation - oral, Tilade (cont.)

HOW TO USE: Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using nedocromil and each time you get a refill. Read the directions provided by the manufacturer on the correct use of this device. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Shake the canister well before using. Inhale this medication by mouth, usually 4 times daily in evenly spaced doses (e.g., every 4-6 hours except during nighttime sleep) or as directed by your doctor. Follow the package directions for priming the inhaler before the first use and if the inhaler has not been used for 7 days. Avoid spraying the medication in your eyes. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to show you the proper way to use an inhaler.Learn all preparation and usage instructions in the product package, including cleaning instructions. If any of the information is unclear, consult your doctor or pharmacist.If 2 inhalations of this medication are prescribed, wait at least 1 minute between them. If you are using other inhalers at the same time, contact your doctor regarding how to take these medications with this inhaler. Wait several minutes between each medication, and if you are using a corticosteroid inhaler, use it last.Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. This medication works best if used at evenly spaced intervals. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day. Continue to use it regularly even if you are not having any breathing problems. This medication will not stop a sudden asthma attack. If an asthma attack occurs, use your quick-relief inhaler as prescribed.Do not increase your dose, use this more frequently, or stop using this medication without first consulting your doctor. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Your doctor may lower your dose once you have had a response to the medication. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully. It may take 1-2 weeks before you get the full benefit of this drug.Keep track of the number of inhalations you use, and discard the canister when you reach the number marked on the package. Some product may be left in the container. However, you may not get the correct dose if you continue to use it. Do not place the container in water to check whether there is product left.Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen.

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