About the drug:
The drug is mainly used to prevent and treat bronchospasm in adolescents, adults and children who are above the age of four with reversible obstructive airway disease like chronic bronchitis, asthma and emphysema. The main ingredient of the drug is Levosalbutamol.
Uses of the drug:
The drug is used in treating severe asthma that is characterised by symptoms such as wheezing, chest tightness and cough and frequent exacerbations. It is also used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm, allergen and used to relieve symptoms of acute asthma attack.
Working of the drug:
The active ingredient levosalbutamol is a beta 2-agonist and bronchodilator that works directly on the small airways of the lungs and causes the smooth muscle lining of the airways to relax and the airways to widen. Thus the airways open making it easier to breathe and symptoms of asthma such as chest, wheezing, of breath, cough is relieved.
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Capsule under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Levolin 50mcg (200 mdi) Inhaler
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
Allergic to the main ingredient of the drug Levosalbutamol or to any other ingredient of the drug.
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
- Are breastfeeding your baby
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have kidney problems
- Are suffering from any other ailments
- Are allergic to any other medicine
- Are taking any other medicine
How much to take the drug?
The Levolin Inhaler can be used to take 1-2 puffs up to four times daily. However, no more than 8 puffs should be taken in 24 hours. In case you are using the inhaler for more than 3-4 times a week then it is best to consult your doctor and review your medication. In order to prevent exercise induced asthma you can take 2 puffs 15 minutes before exercising.
How to take the drug?
The drug should be taken with or without food as needed for an asthma attack at any time of the day. First you need to remove the mouthpiece cover and then shake the inhaler. Before placing the mouthpiece in your mouth you need to breathe out as far as is comfortable and then inhale and press down the top of the inhaler to release a dose of the medicine. Breathe in through your mouth till the time your lungs are full and then hold the breath for a few seconds.
For how long to take it?
The medicine needs to be taken as and when the problem arises. If it is to be taken regularly, then it should be taken for the period as prescribed by your doctor.
The medicine should be taken in the prescribed dose only. In case of overdose you must get emergency medical attention immediately.
Since the medicine is to be taken on a need basis the chance of missing any dose is rare. If your doctor has advised you to take the medicine regularly and you miss a dose, and then take it as soon as you remember. Do not take double dose.
Side effects of the drug:
Some of the common side effects of the medicine include tremor, headache, tachycardia, dizziness, and headache. Some of the less common side effects include palpitations, muscle cramp, mouth and throat irritation. This is not a complete list of side effects that may happen. There may be other side effects as well.
Common drug interactions:
There are several medicines that may interact with Levolin Inhaler. It is best to consult your doctor and tell him about all the medicines that you are taking currently so that he can check if there is any possible case of interaction.
Things to remember
- Store the medicine in a cool place away from heat light and moisture.
- You should always rinse your mouth after using the medicine.
- Use the medicine only for the purpose mentioned and not for any other purpose.
- Do not share your medicine with anyone even if the person is suffering from the same symptoms.
|US Brand Name||Xopenex|
|Strength||50mcg (200 mdi) Inhaler|
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