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Levolin 2mg Tablet
Levolin 2mg Tablet

Levolin 2mg Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 10.34
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Salbutamol / Albuterol(2.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-asthmatic

Medical Description

Levolin 2mg Tab is an anti-asthmatic medicine. It belongs to a group of medications named bronchodilators, which are prescribed for asthma treatment.

Uses of Levolin 2mg Tab

Levolin 2mg Tab uses include treatment for asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). For asthma, it helps in treating the condition by widening the airways.

Contraindications of Levolin 2mg Tab

Allergic to salbutamol, fits, diabetes, irregular or rapid heartbeat, low potassium levels, high blood pressure and ketoacidosis (a serious complication of diabetes in which the body produces ketones
in excess amounts).
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Side effects of Levolin 2mg Tab

Levolin 2mg Tab side effects include increased heart rate, muscle cramps, tremors, reduced potassium levels in the blood, signs of an allergic reaction like redness, rashes and itching on the skin, sw
elling in the throat, lips and face, irritation in the throat and mouth, cough.
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Precautions and Warnings of Levolin 2mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levolin 2mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of Levolin 2mg Tab in pregnant women. So, take Levolin 2mg Tab only if your doctor prescribes you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levolin 2mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Inhaling salbutamol is not safe while breastfeeding, as it passes to the baby. However, consult your doctor before you take the oral formulation.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levolin 2mg Tab?
A:
Levolin 2mg Tab does not affect the driving ability in most people. However, if you get muscle cramps or feel dizzy, do not drive. Inform your doctor about these signs.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levolin 2mg Tab?
A:
Drinking alcohol or alcoholic beverages or consuming tobacco while taking Levolin 2mg Tab might increase the side effects of the medicine. So, avoid drinking alcohol while following this medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Do not discontinue the medication abruptly or stop the medicine without your doctor's approval. Inform your doctor if you have overactivity of the thyroid gland before you take the Levolin 2mg Tab pre
scription.
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Mode of Action of Levolin 2mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Levolin 2mg Tab works by opening the air passages in the lungs, thereby widening the airways. This promotes a non-obstructed flow of air into the lungs.

Directions for Use of Levolin 2mg Tab

  • Salbutamol is typically taken via the nasal route using a nebulizer. Take the Levolin 2mg Tab tablet with a glass of water or with any other liquid as suggested by your doctor. Do not crush, break or
    chew the tablet.
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Interactions of Levolin 2mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Steroids, aminophylline, digoxin, diuretics, theophylline, beta-blockers such as propranolol.

Interactions with food items

No interactions between Levolin 2mg Tab and food have been reported.

Other general Interactions

Those with lung infections, diabetes, heart problems and high blood pressure should use Levolin 2mg Tab with caution. Let your doctor know if you have any of these conditions. Also, provide your docto
r with a detailed medical history.
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Storage and disposal of Levolin 2mg Tab

Keep the tablet away from excess moisture and heat. Store it at the temperature of the room. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for the right way of disposing of the tablet.

Dosage of Levolin 2mg Tab

Overdose

Levolin 2mg Tab overdose can cause serious effects on the body. Some signs of Levolin 2mg Tab overdose are a headache, seizures, nervousness, irregular or rapid heart rate, dizziness, fainting, sweati
ng and tremors. If you observe any of these signs, contact your doctor immediately.
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as and when you remember. If the time of your next dose is nearer, then do not take the missed dose. Continue with the rest of the Levolin 2mg Tab dosage as per the prescription.
Do not compensate for the missed dose by taking extra doses.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should I take Levolin 2mg Tab before or after food?

A: Levolin 2mg Tab does not interact negatively with food. However, follow your doctor's instructions on whether you need to take the medicine before or after eating.

Q: I started getting muscle cramps after taking Levolin 2mg Tab? Do I continue with the medication?

A: Muscle cramps are a common side effect of Levolin 2mg Tab. Inform your doctor about the side effect and do not discontinue the medication without your doctor's approval.

Q: I am diagnosed with hypertension, and I take a propranolol prescription. Will it interact with the Levolin 2mg Tab dosage?

A: The Levolin 2mg Tab composition might interact with propranolol. Tell your doctor about the propranolol prescription in detail along with any other medicines you need to take with Levolin 2mg Tab.

Q: Can I take birth control pills while taking Levolin 2mg Tab?

A: There are no reported interactions between Levolin 2mg Tab and birth control pills. However, confirm with your doctor if you can take them with Levolin 2mg Tab.

Q: I had shoulder surgery recently. Can I take Levolin 2mg Tab?

A: Inform your doctor about the surgery. Also, provide a list of medications you have been taking after the surgery before taking Levolin 2mg Tab.

Q: Can I opt for the inhaler instead of the tablet?

A: Generally, the medicine is prescribed for you according to the disease state. Ask your doctor if you can opt for an inhaler instead of a tablet. Do not change the dosage form without your doctor's consent.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:40 AM (IST)
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