Salbair I Transhaler
Salbair I Transhaler
Salbair I Transhaler

Salbair I Transhaler

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Salbair I Transhaler Description

Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler contains a combination of ipratropium and levosalbutamol as an active ingredient. It is used to treat difficulty in breathing, coughing and whistling sounds while breath...
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ContainsIpratropium(20.0 Mcg),Levosalbutamol / Levalbuterol(50.0 Mcg)
UsesChronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Side effectsNausea Vomiting Dry mouth Constipation
ClassificationANTI-ASTHMATIC
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Uses of Salbair I Transhaler

Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler is used to relieve symptoms of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) like breathing difficulties, coughing and whistling sound while breathing and tightness in th...
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Contraindications of Salbair I Transhaler

  • If you are allergic to Ipratropium or Levosalbutamol or any other ingredients of Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler
  • If you are allergic to atropine or its derivatives
  • If you have any problems with your heart
  • If you are below 12 years of age (as there is no information on safety)

Side effects of Salbair I Transhaler

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Cough, runny nose
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, indigestion, constipation
  • Dry mouth, sore throat
  • Shakiness, nervousness
  • Muscle pain or cramps
  • Breathing problem
  • Palpitations, chest pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Skin rash, itching, swelling

Precautions and Warnings of Salbair I Transhaler

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effects of this medicine in human pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is really needed and the advantage overweighs the risk. P...
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Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler while breastfeeding?
A:
  • It is unknown if the components of this medicine pass into breast milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during br...
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Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler?
A:
Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler may cause dizziness and blurring of vision, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler?
A:
Alcohol intake along with the use of this medicine can make you more dizzy or drowsy, thus you should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any heart problems.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have glaucoma.
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You had or have fits.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • You have difficulty passing urine due to bladder problems or an enlarged prostate (mostly in men).
  • You are suffering from a condition called cystic fibrosis. It increases the chances of getting stomach disturbances if you use Salbair I with it.
  • The chances of side effects increase significantly in the elderly population, so elderly patients should be cautious while using this medicine.
  • Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler is not recommended for use in children less than 12 years old.

Mode of Action of Salbair I Transhaler

How Does It Work?

  • COPD 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 leading to breathing difficul...
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  • Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler works by the anticholinergic effect of Ipratropium and the bronchodilator effect of Salbutamol.
  • Few chemical substances (Acetylcholine) released in the body are responsible for the tightness of breathing tubes.
  • Ipratropium blocks the effect of this substance and decreases the tone of breathing tubes, thus making breathing easier.
  • Salbutamol acts mainly on smaller lung tubes and dilates them by relaxing the muscles.

Directions for Use of Salbair I Transhaler

  • Use Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler exactly as directed by your doctor. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Shake the inhaler.
  • You should not take more puffs than that told by your doctor.

Interactions of Salbair I Transhaler

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler along with medicines used to treat psychiatric illness (Amitriptyline, selegiline, etc.) or medicines used to treat asthma (Albuterol, Epinephrine) sh...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with beta-blockers like Propranolol, Labetalol, etc. (used to treat high blood pressure and heart problems), may decrease the effectiveness of Salbair I Metered-Dose I...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with water pills like Furosemide, Hydrochlorothiazide may decrease the potassium level in the body which leads to heart rhythm abnormalities. Your doctor may advise th...
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  • Other medicines like Digoxin (used to treat heart problems), Xanthine preparations like Theophylline (used in asthma) and should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Salbair I Transhaler

  • Store Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Salbair I Transhaler

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler used for?

A: Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhalers uses are to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) and its symptoms are sneezing, coughing, difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, etc.

Q: How does Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler work?

  • Salbair I Metered-Dose Inhaler is a combination of two medications, Ipratropium and Levosalbutamol.
  • Ipratropium decreases the resistance in breathing tubes in the lungs, while Levosalbutamol relaxes the smaller airway tube muscles so that more air reaches the lungs. Thus, it is useful in relieving s...
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Q: Does this medicine contain steroids?

A: No, this medicine does not contain steroids. It contains Ipratropium and Levosalbutamol which relaxes the muscles of the airways in the lungs.

Q: Does Salbair I provide immediate relief in a sudden acute asthma attack?

A: No, it is not used to relieve sudden breathing problems. You should always keep your rescue inhaler readily available if sudden shortness of breath occurs.

Q: Are there any side effects of Salbair I?

A: Salbair I side effects may include headache, dizziness, cough, runny nose, nausea, vomiting etc. Although not everyone gets them. These side effects usually resolve with time.
Product Details
Brand
SALBAIR I
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:30 AM (IST)

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