Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
By CIPLA LIMITED
200md Metered Dose Inhaler in Packet
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Levolin 50mcg Inhaler belongs to the classification of medicines called bronchodilators and is an anti-asthmatic inhalation medication.
Uses of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
- Levolin 50mcg Inhaler uses are to prevent or treat asthma, lung inflammation, cough, chest tightness and difficulty in breathing arising from chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).read less
Contraindications of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
- If you are allergic to Levolin 50mcg Inhaler.
- If you have high blood pressure.
- If you have fits/seizures.
- If you are diabetic.
- If you have fast or irregular heartbeats.
Side effects of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
Levolin 50mcg Inhaler side effects are tremors (feeling shaky), increased heart rate, headache, cough, mouth and throat irritation, nausea or dizziness, muscle cramps, a decrease of potassium levels in the blood and in rare cases, some allergic reactions. Consult your doctor for more details
Precautions and Warnings of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
Can I use this medicine during pregnancy?
If you are pregnant or planning pregnancy, consult your doctor/pharmacist before using this medication, as the safety of this medication has not been tested for pregnancy.
Can I use this medicine while breastfeeding?
This medication is not known to cause any harm to infants; hence, it is probably safe to inhale this medication while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have used this medicine?
this medicine for asthma has no or negligible effect on your ability to drive. However, avoid driving if you experience any side effects such as dizziness, nausea, etc.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Consumption of alcoholic beverages while on this medicine may increase the side effects; hence, it is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
It is advisable to strictly avoid smoking during the medication as it is known to worsen the breathing problems. Kindly avoid this medication in have any heart- or blood vessels-related diseases if the potassium levels in the blood are low and in the case of overactivity of the thyroid gland.
Mode of Action of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
How Does It Work?
Levolin 50mcg Inhaler composition works in airways by relaxing the muscles and widening the passages for the air to pass freely.
Directions for Use of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
- This medication needs to be inhaled by mouth as directed by your physician.
- The canister containing the solution needs to be shaken well before use.
- The canister needs to be test sprayed in the air if you are using this medication for the first time, if it was unused for more than two weeks or if the canister was dropped.
- A fine mist during test spray is the indication of the proper working condition of the medication.
- A spacer device should be used with this canister.
- The mouthpiece of the canister needs to be cleaned before use.
Interactions of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
Interactions with other medicines
Levolin 50mcg Inhaler is known to have interactions with aminophylline, theophylline, digoxin, steroids, propranolol and other beta blockers for blood and diuretics along with other medicines for heart problems.
Interactions with food items
There is no record of interactions of this drug with food. For more details, consult your doctor.
Other general Interactions
There are no known interactions of this drug with other conditions. For more details, consult your doctor.
Storage and disposal of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
- Store in a cool and dry place.
- Do not use post the expiration date mentioned on the product.
- Do not store under conditions exceeding 25°C.
- Follow proper medical waste management protocol during the disposal of this drug.
Dosage of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler
Levolin 50mcg Inhaler dosage is for limited use and immediate relief only. Do not overdose yourself with this drug as it may lead to serious side effects. In case of overdose, seek immediate medical advise.
Missed a Dose
In case of a missed dose, take this medication as soon as you recall it. In case if it is time for the following dose, do not take the missed dose. For more details, consult your doctor.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the procedure of the use of this Levolin 50mcg Inhaler?
A: Your doctor/nurse will teach you about its usage; hence, seek their advise. It is advisable for children to use spacer devise during the medication.
Q: What is the frequency of the administration of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler?
A: Follow your doctor's prescription for the use of this drug. This drug is not for frequent dosage, as overdose may lead to several side effects.
Q: How to track the number of inhalations of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler?
A: This drug is a metered dose; hence, the test sprays are to be included to track your metered dose. Dispose the canister at the end of the metered dose. Generally, each canister comes with 200 metered doses.
Q: Any precautions to be taken before starting the treatment?
A: In case of previous or present medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems and lung infections, kindly report the same to your doctor.
Q: Are there any cardiovascular effects of Levolin 50mcg Inhaler?
A: In rare conditions, some cardiovascular effects may be seen with the use of this medication. So, it is better to consult your doctor for that matter.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 07:34 AM (IST)
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