Levolin Rotacap contain levosalbutamol as its main component. It belongs to the bronchodilator group of medicines used for asthma. It is used to widen airways to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This medicine blocks the effect of substances that produces tightening of air tubes in the lungs and relaxes them. Levolin Rotacap acts very quickly and its effect lasts for a long span. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding, and about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from or suffered before starting this medicine....
Q: Is Levolin Rotacap a steroid?
A: No, it belongs to the class of drugs called beta-agonists. It relaxes the airways wall muscles, opens them and thereby eases breathing in patients who have reversible obstructive airway diseases like asthma or in some cases of chronic bronchitis.
Q: For how long should you use this medicine?
A: You should take your medicine as long as it is recommended by your doctor for the treatment of bronchospasm. If you happen to meet an asthma attack, you should take the exact number of puffs quickly as recommended by your doctor.
Q: What is COPD?
A: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a common lung problem that produces damage to the lungs over the period. This condition produces symptoms like coughing with mucous for a long time and eventually leads to breathing difficulties.
Q: Can I experience a dry mouth due to Levolin Rotacap?
A: A 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.
Q: When and how should the medicine be consumed?
A: Learn from your doctor/nurse how to use the rotahaler. Your doctor will inform you how many inhalations (puffs) to use for each dose and the maximum number of inhalations you should use in 24 hours. Strictly follow the prescribed regimen. If you do not get relief from your symptoms after using Levolin Rotacap, you must contact your doctor for advice immediately.
Q: What is rotahaler?
A: A rotahaler is a device with a plastic inhalation that is breath-activated. This means when you inhale, the medication from the rotacap is released by the rotahaler.