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NEW THEO ASTHALIN SYRUP 50 MG/0.5 MG

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Composition for NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

Theophylline(50 mg),Levosalbutamol(0.5 mg)

food interaction for NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

alcohol interaction for NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

pregnancy interaction for NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

lactation interaction for NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
New theo asthalin syrup 50 mg/0.5 mg may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
New theo asthalin syrup 50 mg/0.5 mg 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 NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

Theophylline(50 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Theophylline belongs to a class of drugs called xanthines. It works in the airways by relaxing muscles, opening air passages to improve breathing, and decreasing the lungs response to irritants.

Common side effects

Convulsion, Headache, Altered heart rate, Insomnia, Irritation, Restlessness, Skin rash, Stomach pain, Stomach upset, Tachycardia, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Levosalbutamol(0.5 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Levosalbutamol 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

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Expert advice for NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

  • Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • If you develop a fever/flu-like symptoms while taking this medication, tell your doctor promptly. The dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • Drinking or eating foods high in caffeine, like coffee, tea, cocoa, and chocolate, may increase the side effects caused by theophylline. Avoid large amounts of these substances while you are taking theophylline.
  • Do not take theophylline if you are allergic to theophylline, similar medicines (eg, aminophylline), or xanthines (eg, caffeine).
  • Consult your doctor before taking theophylline if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • Consult your doctor  before taking theophylline if you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.

Frequently asked questions for NEW THEO-ASTHALIN

Theophylline

Q.Is theophylline a steroid/ corticosteroid/ phosphodiesterase inhibitor/ stimulant/ antibiotic/ beta agonist/ bronchodilator/ used for COPD?
Theophylline (also available as Unicontin) is a xanthine derivative and a nonselective phosphodiesterase inhibitor. It is a stimulant; not an antibiotic or beta agonist. Theophylline is a bronchodilator and used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases

Q.Does theophylline cause weight gain/ raise blood pressure/ weight loss/ insomnia/ tachycardia/ constipation/ hair loss?
Theophylline may cause increased heart rate, irregular heartbeat, insomnia. However, it is unlikely to cause weight gain, weight loss or hair loss. If any of the above side effects occur while taking theophylline, check with your doctor immediately

Q.Does theophylline need to weaned/ tapered?
No. Theophylline need not be weaned or tapered.

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 13 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)