Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol + Budesonide
Information about Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol + Budesonide
Levosalbutamol/levalbuterol + budesonide uses
Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol+Budesonide is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
How levosalbutamol/levalbuterol + budesonide works
This is a combination of two medicines: Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol and Budesonide. Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol is a bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Budesonide is a corticosteroid. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for inflammation (swelling) in the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.
Common side effects of levosalbutamol/levalbuterol + budesonide
Hoarseness of voice, Sore throat, Fungal infection of mouth, Respiratory tract infection, Headache, Muscle cramp
Available Medicine for Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol + Budesonide
- ₹42 to ₹424Cipla Ltd4 variant(s)
- ₹280Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹230Wockhardt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹230Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹26Cipla Ltd1 variant(s)
Expert advice for Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol + Budesonide
- Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol + Budesonide is a combination of two medicines that makes breathing easier for patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
- This medicine is for inhalation only. The tablet should not be swallowed.
- It should be taken at the same time each day.
- It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing.
- 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.
- Take the first dose of this medicine under medical supervision as it may cause wheezing or tightening of the airways (bronchospasm) immediately after using.
- Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood potassium level as low oxygen level in the blood (hypoxia) and medicines such as Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol + Budesonide can lower blood potassium level.
- Only miniscule amounts of Levosalbutamol/Levalbuterol + Budesonide may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.