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Durasal 8 mg Capsule

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Composition for Durasal 8 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Durasal 8 mg Capsule

10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Durasal Capsule


Uses of Durasal Capsule

Durasal 8 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Durasal Capsule side effects


Side Effects of Durasal are Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Dizziness, Palpitations, Nervousness, Increased heart rate, Tremor.


How to use Durasal Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Durasal 8 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Durasal Capsule works

Durasal 8 mg Capsule is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Durasal Capsule

Expert advice for Durasal Capsule

  • 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.
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Durasal Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Durasal Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Durasal 8 mg Capsule 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.
Durasal 8 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Durasal 8 mg Capsule may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Durasal 8 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Durasal 8 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Durasal Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Durasal 8 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Durasal Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Salbutamol / Albuterol

Durasal 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 any of such side effects.
Q. Does Durasal relieve symptoms of coughing, wheezing, and breathlessness?
Yes, Durasal is effective in relieving acute symptoms of coughing, wheezing, and breathlessness.
Durasal (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
Yes. Durasal is available only by prescription
Durasal is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Durasal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Durasal with Atomoxetine
Medicines with composition Atomoxetine: Attera, Axepta, Starkid, Tomoxetin, Atokem, Atmosril, Attentrol
Durasal with Mometasone
Medicines with composition Mometasone: M, Rhine, Esynos, Metaspray, Momeflo, Nasonex, Metatop, Nazomac M, Eziwin, Megaspray, Momefit, Ezispray, Respizen
Durasal with Digoxin
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran, Digoxin, Celoxin
Durasal with Clobetasol
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Durasal with Beclometasone
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride, Rhinase
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Durasal with Loteprednol
Medicines with composition Loteprednol: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase, Loptica, Lpred, Lot, Etapred LS, Lotefort, Loteflam
Durasal with Triamcinolone
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