Information about Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol
Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
How levosalbutamol/levalbuterol works
Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.
Common side effects of levosalbutamol/levalbuterol
Tremor, Headache, Palpitations, Muscle cramp, Increased heart rate
Available Medicine for Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol
- ₹5 to ₹176Cipla Ltd8 variant(s)
- ₹6 to ₹39Lupin Ltd5 variant(s)
- ₹202Indiabulls pharmaceutical ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹30 to ₹35AXA Parenterals Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹150Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹82Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹77Nexeum Pharmaceuticals1 variant(s)
Expert advice for Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol
- Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness.
- The inhalers are called 'reliever' inhalers as they give you quick relief from breathing problems.
- Always keep the inhaler upright during loading of the dose and administration steps.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
- Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
- If you need to use Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol more than 3 times a week, it could be a sign that your breathing problem is not well controlled. Talk to your doctor about it.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart diseases or if you experience heart racing, headache, or chest pain.
Frequently asked questions for Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol
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.