Clenil Modulite is an oral inhaler that belongs to the “preventer” family of medication. It contains the active ingredient beclometasone dipropionate, which is classed as a corticosteroid. It works by reducing inflammation within the lungs and as a result, helps the patient breathe with greater ease. To be effective, Clenil is recommended for regular daily use to prevent an asthmatic reaction.
- Reduces inflammation within the airways
- Steroid based inhaler
- Preventative treatment for asthma and COPD
NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our GP / Pharmacist.
Clenil inhalers contain a steroid called beclometasone, which inhibits the inflammatory processes in the lungs that cause asthma.
Available in strengths of 50mcg, 100mcg, 200mcg or 250mcg. Unsure what you need? Speak to one of our qualified experts.
Will Clenil Modulite help to treat an Asthma attack?
There are two types of inhaler: preventers and relievers. Preventer inhalers such as Clenil are used daily to control inflammation in the airways, which reduces the risk of an asthma attack occurring. It will not provide relief from an asthma attack.
Does Clenil Modulite work immediately?
The active ingredient starts to work immediately, and you will likely notice an improvement in your breathing problems within a week of daily use.
Should I be getting this bad taste in my mouth?
If you are using Clenil Modulite correctly, the medicine should be going straight into your lungs. This requires that you correctly time your inhalation and your activating the device. If your technique is incorrect, the medicine may remain in your mouth and leave a bad taste.
How do Clenil Inhalers work?
The beclomethasone contained in the inhaler reduces inflammation in the lungs, reducing your risk of an asthma attack.
There is always a risk of side effects with all medications. Some of these can be quite mild and can subside over time. Others are more serious and should be reported to your GP right away if you experience any side effects. Please contact a member of our team if you are concerned about any potential side effects that may occur when using Clenil Modulite.
Typical side effects include:
- Oral thrush (common with poor inhaler technique)
- Throat irritation
Before taking any medicines, regardless of whether they are over the counter or prescription-only, it is essential always to read the patient information leaflet.