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DERISAL 0.5MG RESPULES 2ML

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Composition FOR DERISAL

Levosalbutamol(1.25mg),Budesonide(0.5mg)

food interaction for DERISAL

alcohol interaction for DERISAL

pregnancy interaction for DERISAL

lactation interaction for DERISAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Derisal 0.5mg respules 2ml 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR DERISAL

Levosalbutamol(1.25mg)

Uses

Levosalbutamol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD)

How it works

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

Common side effects

Nervousness, Allergic reaction, Hives, Itching, Urticaria, Shortness of breath, Chest pain, Cough, Dizziness, Bodyache, Headache, Heartburn, Hoarseness of voice, Muscle cramp, Swelling, Muscle pain, Skin rash, Tachycardia, Irregular heart rate, Uncoordinated body movements, Weakness, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Budesonide(0.5mg)

Uses

Budesonide is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and asthma

How it works

Budesonide belongs to a group of medicines called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing swelling and inflammation in the nose, throat, lungs or intestine.

Common side effects

Electrolyte imbalance, Glaucoma, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Hoarseness of voice, Blemish, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorder, Belching, Indigestion, Aphonia (loss of voice), Sleeping disorder, Sore throat, Anxiety, Stomach pain, Heartburn, Depression, Increased blood pressure, Growth retardation, Cough, Effected adrenal gland, Excitement, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Nervousness, Bruise, Behavioural changes, Irritation, Restlessness, Cataract, Increased glucose level in blood

SUBSTITUTES FOR DERISAL

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR DERISAL

  • Oral Levosalbutamol should be used with caution in patients with high blood pressure and heart diseases.
  • Levosalbutamol may cause a fall in blood potassium levels, potassium levels may have to be monitored especially if other drugs like theophylline, aminophylline, corticosteroids and diuretics (medicines which increase urine output) are used together.
  • If you need more than required dose of oral Levosalbutamol, it could be indication of worsening asthma, in such cases you need to consult doctor.

Frequently asked questions FOR DERISAL

Levosalbutamol

Q. Is Levosalbutamol steroid?
No. It belongs to a class of drugs called beta agonists. It relaxes the muscles in the walls of the airways, opens them and thereby eases breathing in patients who have reversible obstructive airway disease like asthma, or some cases of chronic bronchitis

Q. What is Levosalbutamol syrup?
Levosalbutamol syrup is available for oral use to prevent and treat breathlessness in patients of asthma or chronic bronchitis. It contains 1 mg of Levosalbutamol per 5 ml of syrup.

Budesonide

Q. Does budesonide inhaler contain steroids?
Yes. Budesonide inhaler is a steroid drug used mainly to control an asthma attack

Q. Is budesonide safe?
Yes. Budesonide is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

Q. Is budesonide same as Pulmicort?
Yes. Pulmicort is a brand name of budesonide

Q. Are budesonide and albuterol same?
No. Budesonide is different from albuterol which is a beta-receptor agonist drug. Both are usedto treat asthma

Q. Can I take ibuprofen/prednisolone/Benadryl with budesonide?
Budesonide can be taken with ibuprofen or Benadryl only if advised by your doctor. Prednisolone is another steroid medication and generally not taken along with other steroid like budesonide, so it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking prednisolone with budesonide

Q. Does budesonide cause weight loss/weight gain/hair loss/hyperactivity?
Budesonide may cause weight gain but not weight loss, hyperactivity or hair loss and increased hair growth on face. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does budesonide cure cough?
Budesonide can cure cough related to asthma or allergic diseases of nose, throat or chest

Q. Does it help in croup?
It is not used for croup

Q. Is budesonide safe for infants?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before giving budesonide to an infant or child.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)