Levolin 100 mcg
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Levolin 100 mcg
Levolin tablet is used to prevent and treat bronchospasm in adults, adolescents, and children. Bronchospasm is a condition that tightens the muscles which make it airways narrow. The narrowing of airways obstructs the air come in or go out of your lungs. Levolin inhaler is used to treat severe asthma, chest tightness, wheezing and frequent exacerbations. The medicine relieves symptoms of acute episodes of an asthma attack, allergens or exercise-induced bronchospasm.
What is Levolin used for?
Levolin tablets are indicated for four years or above for the treatment of the following conditions:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
How does Levolin work?
Levolin contains Levosalbutamol which is a beta 2 agonist and bronchodilator in nature. It binds to beta 2 receptors which cause smooth muscle relaxation and widens the path which makes it easier to breathe. This, in turn, prevents the symptoms like chest tightness, wheezing, cough and breathe shortness. It is rapid in action and has a short duration of action which for 4 to 6 hours. It is administered in an inhalation device which delivers the medicine into the lungs with one actuation every time.
Where to buy Levolin online?
Levolin is available in 100 mcg strength, in the form of metered dose inhaler. Purchasing Levolin at Premiumrxdrugs.com (PRx) online pharmacy is economical than local pharmacies. Prx Pharmacy is a renowned online pharmacy which delivers effective and best quality medicines at affordable prices at your doorstep.
What does Levolin contain?
Levolin is a metered dose inhaler which contains levosalbutamol in 50 mcg strength. It is present in aerosol dosage form contains minimum 200 actuation. When you press down your inhaler, levosalbutamol gets into your lungs and relaxes the airways which aid flawless breathing and avoid unwanted symptoms.
What are the side effects of Levolin?
Although, Levolin is considered a safe medicine due to its excellent safety and tolerability profile. But some side effects have been observed which can be ward off if dose can be adjusted. It is advisable to consult your doctor if you encounter any of the following undesirable effects:
- Muscle cramps
- Muscle irritation
The serious side effects which require immediate medical attention are as follows :
- A headache
- Rapid heartbeat
What medications interact with Levolin?
Keeping your physician informed about all the health problems and respectively the medicines or a supplement which you are consuming is of utmost priority. It always helps him to decide the accurate dose and precautions to be taken along with the medicines. The drugs which may interact with Levolin and are NOT to be consumed together are listed below:
- Tricyclic antidepressants
When should Levolin not be used?
DO NOT use Levolin in the following circumstances:
- Hypersensitivity to Levolin or any other ingredients in the tablets
- Suffering/ suffered from kidney problems
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding
How should Levolin be used?
Levolin is a metered dose inhaler as required in case of an emergency asthma attack at a time of day. You can take 1-2 puffs (4 times daily). Always take the dose as recommended by the doctor. Following are the instructions to use Levolin in the right way so that medicine reaches the lungs.
- Remove the cap and hold the inhaler upright.
- Shake the inhaler and tilt your head back slightly and breathe out
- If your doctor recommends, use a spacer (a hollow, plastic chamber) to filter the medicine between the inhaler and your mouth. The chamber protects your throat from irritation from the medicine.
- Press down on the inhaler to release the medicine as you start to breathe in slowly.
- Breathe in slowly for 3 to 5 seconds.
- Hold your breath for 10 seconds to allow the medicine to go deeply into your lungs.
- Repeat puffs as directed. Wait 1 minute between puffs to allow the second puff to get into the lungs better
How long should you take Levolin?
Dosage may vary and be adjusted from time to time, based on the patient’s response. Levolin should be taken as advised by the doctor. Keep on having medicine as long as the doctor asks you or until the asthma attack is under control.
How should Levolin be stored?
Levolin should be kept in a cool and dry place below 25°C. Don’t consume Levolin after the expiry date.