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Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml

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SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml belongs to a group of medicines called fast-acting bronchodilators or “relievers”. It is used to treat the symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and feeling short of breath.

Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml is called "reliever" inhalers because they give you quick relief from breathing problems when you need it. In most cases, you will be given another inhaler to prevent your symptoms (a “preventer”) and you should use this regularly every day. Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml works quickly and the effects can last several hours. You can take it at any time of day, but only use it when you notice symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest or you know that you are going to do an activity that can make you breathless. When an asthma attack happens, you should take the number of puffs your doctor recommends. There are several types of inhaler device so make sure you know how to use your inhaler correctly, otherwise it may not work. Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor tells you to. If you stop, your breathing problems could get worse.

Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml is generally safe and effective but some common side effects include dizziness, vomiting, pain and stuffy nose. These side effects are not often dangerous and they should gradually improve as your body gets used to this medicine. There are other, rarer, side effects and you should call your doctor straight away if you get chest pain, a very bad headache or very bad dizziness.

Before using Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml, you should tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid gland, a history of heart problems, diabetes or low levels of potassium in your blood to make sure it is safe. Also make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Because this medicine can make you feel dizzy or shaky, do not drive, cycle or use tools or machinery until you feel better. You should not smoke as it causes damage to your lungs and will make your condition worse.

Benefits of Levomol Respules

In Asthma

Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”. These may include house dust, pollen, pets, and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms. You need to use your inhaler correctly for it to be effective. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or nurse.

In Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Bronchodilators like Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml help the airways in your lungs stay open. They work by relaxing the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. You need to use your inhaler correctly for it to work properly. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or nurse.

Side effects of Levomol Respules

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Levomol

  • Throat pain
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)

How to use Levomol 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 Levomol Respules works

Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Levomol Respules?

If you miss a dose of Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml 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 Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzyl Alcohols Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Levomol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
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Patient Concerns

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i m suffering from breathing problem cough chest infame . Do tell chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .So tell which medicines should i take to treat this problem.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
It is less likely you have copd at this age You need detailed check up and spirometry test for same
Old cough at morning last 15 years
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
can be bronchial asthma or COPD consult chest physician
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FAQs

Q. Is Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml better than Albuterol?

Both Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml and Albuterol belong to the same class of medicines and are used for quick relief in symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing. Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml contains the active form of Albuterol known as R-albuterol. On the other hand, Albuterol contains a mixture of equal amounts of R-albuterol (active form) and S-albuterol (inactive form of Albuterol). Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml, being the active form may have lesser side effects when compared to the inactive form.

Q. What would happen if I take higher than the recommended dose of Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml?

Taking a higher than the recommended dose of Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml may cause seizures, chest pain, nervousness, headache, dry mouth, nausea, dizziness and lack of energy. High doses of Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml may also cause fast, irregular or pounding heartbeat, uncontrollable shaking of any part of the body and difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. In any such case, seek immediate medical attention.

Q. Is it safe to take Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml if I have heart disease?

Yes, it is considered safe, but its use depends on the severity of your heart problem. If you experience chest pain or any other symptom of worsening heart disease while taking Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml, seek immediate medical advice.

Q. Being a diabetic, what should I remember while taking Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml?

Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml may cause blood sugar levels to rise. Therefore, your doctor may adjust your dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines. Keep a regular check on your blood glucose levels and do not miss any dose. Consult your doctor if you experience a sudden rise in blood sugar levels.

Q. I have started using Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml and I am experiencing headaches and shakiness. Is this because of Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml and will these go away?

Yes, it could be due to Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml. Feeling shaky is a common side effect of Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml which usually goes away after some time. For headaches, drink plenty of water, get sufficient rest and avoid alcohol. Usually, headaches go away after a week. If they persist for a long time, contact your doctor.

Q. When should I take Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml?

Use Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml as and when you need it. Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml relieves the symptoms of asthma like coughing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. You can also take it to prevent asthma attacks in circumstances where you know it may occur (e.g., after strenuous exercise or unavoidable exposure to allergen).

Q. Can I smoke if I have been prescribed Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml?

No, you should not smoke while taking Levomol 1.25mg Respules 2.5ml. Smoking irritates the lungs. The medicine may make breathing more difficult, especially in patients who have asthma. Take advice from your doctor if you are finding it hard to avoid smoking.

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