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Salbutamol + Beclometasone

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Salbutamol + Beclometasone Uses

Salbutamol+Beclometasone is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

How Salbutamol + Beclometasone works

Salbutamol + Beclometasone is a combination of two medicines: Salbutamol and Beclometasone. Salbutamol is a bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Beclometasone is a steroid. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Common side effects of Salbutamol + Beclometasone

Hoarseness of voice, Sore throat, Fungal infection of mouth, Respiratory tract infection, Headache, Muscle cramp
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Expert advice for Salbutamol + Beclometasone

  • You have been prescribed Salbutamol + Beclometasone for the treatment of asthma.
  • This medicine is for inhalation only. The tablet should not be swallowed.
  • Take it at the same time everyday to maintain consistent level of medicine in your body.
  • 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 levels as low oxygen levels in the blood (hypoxia) and medicines such as Salbutamol + Beclometasone can lower potassium levels in blood.
  • Only very small amounts of Salbutamol + Beclometasone may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects are unlikely.
  • Do not stop taking Salbutamol + Beclometasone suddenly even if you don’t currently have any symptoms as that may cause your breathing problems to come back.

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