Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup

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Introduction

Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup 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.

Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup is taken with 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, tremor, headache, palpitations, muscle cramp, and increased heart rate. 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 Theo Levolin Syrup

Benefits of Theo Levolin Syrup

In Asthma

Asthma is a condition in which your airways become narrow and as a result, breathing becomes difficult. Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup helps in easy breathing by widening your airways. It also gives relief from symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing. Regular exercise and yoga can help improve the symptoms of asthma in the long term, in addition to improving overall health.

Side effects of Theo Levolin Syrup

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 Theo Levolin

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

How to use Theo Levolin Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup is to be taken with food.
Avoid Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Theo Levolin Syrup works

Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Theophylline and levosalbutamol. 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 Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup 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
UNSAFE
Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Theo Levolin Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Theo Levolin 50 mg/5 mg Syrup 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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No
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RESPIRATORY

Patient concerns

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Is theo asthalin syrup safe in all kids having asthma?My daughter is allergic to chocolate and gets wheezing when ever she eats them
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Safe if prescribed by registered medical practitioner
Dear doctor, As am a asthma patient which I got hereditary, but I am a smoker, which I am not able to sleep without taking tablets (Monticope n Theo Asthalin) and levolin Inhaler, as I am trying to quit smoking , pls suggest me for the better treatment sir. Thank you sir, PATIENT S
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir please take Tabacum 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Quercus 1x, 1 tab thrice daily for a month, but in case there is no improvement, you might need to visit a homeopath so that he can examine you and discuss your case in detail, get some investigations and guide you accordingly. For Do?s and Don?ts while taking homeopathic medicines visit www.arorasclinic.com/homeopathy
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References

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  4. ScienceDirect. Levalbuterol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
Country of origin: India

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