Durasal 8mg Capsule

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Composition for Durasal 8mg Capsule

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Pregnancy
8.73
₹0.87/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Durasal Capsule

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Uses of Durasal Capsule

Durasal 8mg Capsule is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd).
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Side effects of Durasal Capsule

Common

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

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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. It is better to take Durasal 8mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Durasal Capsule works

The Durasal 8mg capsule works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Durasal 8mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Durasal 8mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Durasal 8mg Capsule should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Durasal 8mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Durasal
8mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Durasal 8mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Salbutamol

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
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 such side effects.
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