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Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of asthma. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe.

Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, restlessness, headache, tremor, muscle cramp, and palpitations. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Salbuphyl Tablet

Side effects of Salbuphyl Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach
  • Restlessness
  • Tremor
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Muscle cramp
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Salbuphyl Tablet

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. Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Salbuphyl Tablet works

Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Salbutamol and theophylline. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. This makes breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet 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
Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet 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.
Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Salbuphyl 2mg/100mg Tablet for the treatment of asthma.
  • It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to make sure that you are taking the right dose.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your  blood potassium levels. Inform your doctor if you notice muscle twitching or weakness, or an irregular heartbeat.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Salbuphyl when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Salbuphyl. If you stop taking Salbuphyl, your symptoms may come back and may lead to serious complications. Take your medicine as advised by your doctor.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Salbuphyl be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended dosage does not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. Are there any foods which I should avoid while taking Salbuphyl?

Salbuphyl contains theophylline. Avoid drinking or eating foods rich in caffeine like coffee, tea, cocoa and chocolate. These food items may increase the side effects caused by theophylline.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Salbuphyl?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Salbutamol. Stockley Park West Uxbridge: Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd.; 2005 [revised 5 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Theophylline. Milton Road Cambridge: Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 1979 [revised 15 Mar. 2017]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Salbutamol/Albuterol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Theophylline. Potters Bar Hertfordshire: Mylan Products Ltd.; 1980 [revised Sep. 2018]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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