Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid

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Medicine Overview of Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid

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Uses of Etofylline / Etophylline

Etofylline / Etophylline is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and asthma.
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Side effects of Etofylline / Etophylline

Common

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Etofylline / Etophylline

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid works

Etofylline / etophylline works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
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Uses of Terbutaline

Terbutaline is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
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Side effects of Terbutaline

Common

Tremor, Headache, Restlessness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Palpitations.

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How to use Terbutaline

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid works

Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid

Expert advice for Etofylline / Etophylline

  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver problems, thyroid disorders, high blood pressure, history of fits (seizures), or stomach ulcers (peptic ulcers).
  • Tell your doctor if you are a smoker or have history of smoking or alcohol consumption.
  • Use with caution if you are an elderly patient or have heart problems or hypoxemia (a condition related to very low oxygen levels in blood).
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience worsening of symptoms of asthma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to etofylline, other xanthine derivatives or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if less than six years.
  • Do not take if history of heart attack or fits.
  • Do no take if suffering from stomach ulcers (peptic ulcers).

Expert advice for Terbutaline

  • This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.
  • Avoid smoking and smoke prone places.
  • Do not use terbutaline if you are allergic to terbutaline or to other drugs such as epinephrine, albuterol.
  • Consult your doctor before taking terbutaline if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid is safe to use during lactati
on. 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid alter
s the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid should be used with caution i
n patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Somavent PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Somaven
t PD 50mg/1.25mg Liquid in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Terbutaline

Q. Is terbutaline a steroid/ corticosteroid/ a catecholamine/ a narcotic/ cough syrup?
Terbutaline (also available as Bricanyl, Brozedex and in combination as Asthakind) belongs to a class of medications called beta agonists. It is used to prevent and treat wheezing, cough, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It is not a corticosteroid, catecholamine or a narcotic
Q. Is Terbutaline FDA approved/ available over the counter?
Terbutaline is FDA approved drug and available only by prescription given by your doctor
Q. Is Bricanyl the same as Ventolin/ better than Ventolin?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) and salbutamol (Ventolin) belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is Bricanyl a preventer or reliever?
Terbutaline (Bricanyl) is a reliever inhaler, as it relieves asthma attack
Q. Does Terbutaline cause autism/ cause diarrhea/ cause hyperglycemia/ cause respiratory depression/ make you tired/ cause weight gain/ make you fat/ raise blood pressure?
Terbutaline may cause hyperglycemia and increased heart rate. It is not known to cause other side effects mentioned. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of the side effects when taking Terbutaline.
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Substitutes for Somavent PD

No substitutes found for this medicine
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