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Composition for LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

Levosalbutamol(NA)

food interaction for LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

alcohol interaction for LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

pregnancy interaction for LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

lactation interaction for LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Levostar tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Levostar tablet 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 LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

Levosalbutamol(NA)

Uses

Levostar tablet is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

How it works

Levostar tablet relaxes the muscles in the walls of the airways, opens them and thereby eases breathing.

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, Heart rate irregular, Uncoordinated body movements, Weakness, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

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Expert advice for LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

  • 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 LEVOSTAR (PACIFIC)

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)