ASTHALIN ROTACAP

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Composition for ASTHALIN 200MCG ROTACAP

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
17.88
₹0.6/rotacap
30 rotacaps in 1 packet
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Substitutes for ASTHALIN

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Medicine Overview of ASTHALIN ROTACAP

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Uses of ASTHALIN ROTACAP

Asthalin rotacap is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd).
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Side effects of ASTHALIN ROTACAP

Common

Cough, Respiratory tract inflammation, Throat irritation, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Respiratory tract infection.

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How to use ASTHALIN ROTACAP

Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How ASTHALIN ROTACAP works

The Asthalin rotacap works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on ASTHALIN ROTACAP

Expert advice for ASTHALIN ROTACAP

  • Use salbutamol inhalation exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Always keep the inhaler upright during the loading of the dose and administration steps.
  • If you can feel a slightly sweet tasting powder in your mouth after inhaling, you have received the dose and the active substance has reached your lungs.
  • During use, regularly wipe the mouthpiece with a fibre-free tissue or soft cloth.
  • Always replace the inhaler cap after you have used the inhaler.
  • Always tell your doctor if you suffer from an over active thyroid gland.
  • Take special precaution if you experience chest pains.
  • Take special care with salbutamol if you suffer from any disease of the heart.
Warnings
Special precautions for ASTHALIN ROTACAP
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Asthalin rotacap may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DECMAX 4MG TABLET, DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION, PERICORT 4MG TABLET, DEPO MEDROL 40MG/ML INJECTION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ASTHALIN 200MCG ROTACAP

Frequently asked questions for Salbutamol

Q. Is salbutamol a steroid/ an antibiotic/ a cough syrup/ a betablocker/ contains steroid/ addictive/ a rescue inhaler?
Salbutamol (also available as Asthalin, Ventolin, Albuterol) is a beta receptor agonist used to prevent and treat wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a rescue inhaler for asthma. It is not a steroid or contains steroid or an antibiotic. It is not an addictive drug
Q. Does salbutamol need prescription?
Yes. Salbutamol is available only by prescription
Q. Is salbutamol safe/ safe for babies?
Salbutamol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does salbutamol cause drowsiness/ increased heart rate/ increase blood pressure/ weight gain?
Salbutamol may cause light headedness, increased heart rate or increased blood pressure; however it is not known to cause drowsiness or weight gain. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
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