Asthafen Syrup

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Asthafen Syrup is the prescription medicine used to prevent the symptoms of asthma. It helps to reduce the number and severity of asthma attacks by decreasing inflammation (swelling) in the lungs.

Asthafen Syrup can be taken with or without food. Take it in the exact dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Take it for as long as it is prescribed to you. Do not miss any doses, in case you missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it.

The most common side effects of this medicine include hyperactivity, irritability, and sleep disturbance. Let your doctor know if you experience these symptoms but they are usually temporary. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that attention as medicine may cause dizziness. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or if the side effects bother you.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, or you have diabetes. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. This medicine is usually not safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding, ask from the doctor if required.

Uses of Asthafen Syrup

Benefits of Asthafen Syrup

In Asthma

Asthafen Syrup can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”. These may include house dust, pollen, pets and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Asthafen Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Asthafen

  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritation
  • Sleep disturbance

How to use Asthafen Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Asthafen Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Asthafen Syrup works

The Asthafen Syrup works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that may cause inflammation, spasm of muscles of the airways and other symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Asthafen Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Asthafen Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Asthafen Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Asthafen Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Asthafen Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Asthafen Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Asthafen Syrup
₹68.91/Syrup
Airyfen 1mg Syrup
Panacea Biotec Ltd
₹40/Syrup
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Zerosma 1mg Syrup
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₹45.4/Syrup
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₹54.85/Syrup
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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cycloheptathiophene Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Mast cell stabilizers

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Asthafen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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I am having asthama & need rotahealer sometime. how to reduce. I am swimming in the morning for one month. kindly advice.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
read more about asthma at: www.arohealth.com/bronchial asthma
Dry scaling Psoriasis (10 years); asthma 3 years.; obesity I have been on folitrax 7.5 mg x 2 once a week for the last 8 years. I also take folvite 50 daily. The breathing difficulty is recent. I am on seroflo inhaler twice a day and tiate once a day. There is no change in the psoriasis but the asthma is getting worse.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
You should visit md medicine for asthmaNo idea about asthma
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
Country of Origin: India

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