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Asthalin 4mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Asthalin 4mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Asthalin 4mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Asthalin 4mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
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Asthalin 4mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

By CIPLA LIMITED
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
5.13*
MRP 6.04
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Salbutamol / Albuterol(4.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-asthmatic

Medical Description

Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S belongs to the group of medications known as bronchodilators used for remediation of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The generic name of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S is Salbutamol.
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Uses of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

  • Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S uses are for treating asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Contraindications of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

If you are allergic to salbutamol or its constituents. If you have fast or irregular heartbeat. If you have high blood pressure. If you have low levels of potassium in blood. On the conditions of fits (seizures) and diabetes and ketoacidosis.
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Side effects of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S side effects are feeling shaky (tremors), increased heart rate, headache, decrease in the levels of potassium in your blood, muscle cramps, allergic reactions like itching, rash or skin reddening, swelling of the eye lids, lips, face or throat and increase in wheezing and shortness of breath immediately after the dose. This can be serious, emergency medical help is advised for these situations.
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Precautions and Warnings of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about safety of salbutamol in pregnancy. It should be used in pregnancy only if your doctor advises you so.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S while breastfeeding?
A:
You need to consult your doctor about the same as there is limited reports available for its transfer from the breastmilk to the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S?
A:
Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S does not impair your ability to drive. However, if you develop side effects such as dizziness, muscle cramps or tremors, avoid driving

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S?
A:
Intake of alcoholic beverages or tobacco while on treatment with salbutamol may increase the side effects. Smoking should be avoided strictly since it is known to worsen breathing disorders.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
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Mode of Action of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

How Does It Work?

Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S acts by widening the airways in asthma and COPD. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widening airways, thereby making easier to breathe.

Directions for Use of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

Swallow (not crush or chew) the tablet whole with water or liquids as per the doctor’s prescription. Do not extend Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S dosage longer than your doctor has ordered or stop it abruptly without doctor’s permission.
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Interactions of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

Interactions with other medicines

Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S may interact with other medications such as aminophylline, theophylline, digoxin, steroids, beta blockers for your blood pressure, e.g. propranolol, diuretics, and other medicines for heart problems.
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Interactions with food items

There is no known interaction of this medicine with food.

Other general Interactions

  • Heart disease.
  • Diabetes.
  • Hypokalaemia (Use of this medicine has been associated with a decrease in blood potassium levels).
  • Seizures (This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with seizure disorders as the risk of increased frequency and severity of convulsions are significantly high).
  • Kidneys ailments.

Storage and disposal of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

Keep this medicine out of reach of children and store it below 25°C in a dry place. Do not throw away any medicine via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines that you no longer use.
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Dosage of Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S

Overdose

Asthalin 4mg Tab 30`S overdose can be serious. Symptoms of overdose may be nervousness, headache, fainting, tremor, dry mouth, chest pain or heavy feeling, rapid or uneven heart rate, nausea, sweating, dizziness, seizure (convulsions), etc. These conditions demand immediate emergency medical attention.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you recall it. However, if the next dose is imminent, then skip the missed dose and continue with next dose. Do not take extra dose to compensate for the missed dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I smoke if I have been prescribed the medicine?

A: No, you should not smoke while taking the medicine. Smoking irritates the lungs, leading to harmful effects. In the case of asthma, the patients experience serious difficulty in breathing. Consult your doctor if it is hard for you of avoid smoking.

Q: How quickly does the medicine work?

A: The medicine is a bronchodilator. It causes the muscles of the airways to relax into the lungs, which makes it easier to breathe. Its effects occur within 15 minutes and last for about 14 hours.

Q: Is it safe to take this medication if I have heart problems?

A: It will depend on the severity of your heart problems. Your doctor needs to be consulted. If you experience severe chest pain after taking the medicine, seek medical attention right away.

Q: Should I use this medication in an empty stomach, before food or after food?

A: You can use this medication before or after food. Better time will be one hour before food or one hour after food.

Q: Can the medicine be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

A: In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine. It is wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 04:37 PM (IST)
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