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Levolin 0.31 mg Respules

Prescription Required

Overview

Levolin Respules side effects

Common
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Levolin Respules

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Twist off the top of the respule/transpule and squeeze all the liquid into the nebulizer. It should be used right away after opening.

How Levolin Respules works

Levolin 0.31 mg Respules is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

Levolin Respules related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levolin 0.31 mg Respules may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Levolin 0.31 mg Respules 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.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Levolin Respules?

If you miss a dose of Levolin 0.31 mg Respules, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Levolin 0.31 mg Respules is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness.
  • The inhalers are called 'reliever' inhalers as they give you quick relief from breathing problems.
  • Always keep the inhaler upright during loading of the dose and administration steps.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
  • If you need to use Levolin 0.31 mg Respules more than 3 times a week, it could be a sign that your breathing problem is not well controlled. Talk to your doctor about it.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart diseases or if you experience heart racing, headache, or chest pain.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Levolin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Densol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone, Rigapred
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stacort
MODERATE
Brand(s): Austril
MODERATE
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
MODERATE
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levolin

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Allergic asthma and bronchitis, having dry cough from last week, on levolin pump and ambrodyl syrup
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Your child may be suffering from Asthama. Asthma can be hard to diagnose. Your child's doctor will consider the nature and frequency of symptoms and may use tests to rule out other conditions and to identify the most likely cause of his or her symptoms. A number of childhood conditions can have symptoms similar to those caused by asthma. To make things more complicated, these conditions also commonly co-occur with asthma. So your child's doctor will have to determine whether your child's symptoms are caused by asthma, a condition other than asthma, or both asthma and another condition. In children 5 years of age and older, doctors diagnose asthma with the same tests used to identify the disease in adults. Lung function tests (spirometry) measure how quickly and how much air your child can exhale. Your child may have lung function tests at rest, after exercising and after taking asthma medication. In younger children, diagnosis can be difficult because lung function tests aren't accurate before 5 years of age. Your doctor will rely on detailed information you and your child provide about symptoms. Sometimes a diagnosis can't be made until later, after months or even years of observing symptoms
Suffering from asthma what should be the power of levolin repsules
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
You can take one 2.5 ml respule maximum thrice a day
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FAQs

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.

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