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Levair I Transhaler

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Levosalbutamol, Ipratropium
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 28, 2019

Levair I Transhaler, is a short acting adrenergic receptor against used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – COPD in short and asthma. The medication is also used for constriction of airways, lungs inflammation and other related conditions. This works by relaxing smooth muscles in the bronchial tubes and thus helps in shortening or reversing an acute attack of shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing.

Levair I Transhaler, can be used only after informing your doctor about all the medications that you are under currently. You should inform regarding any kind of allergies that you may have, pre-existing diseases, pregnancy, any upcoming surgeries, high blood pressure, since health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. This medication has to be taken under the supervision and prescription of a doctor only.

Levair I Transhaler, comes in an inhaler format, to be given only to patients above 4 years of age. The medication can be given orally by nebulization, starting from twice to six times a day depending on the condition.

Levair I Transhaler, has some commonly reported side effects like hypokalemia, tremors especially of hands, diarrhoea, tiredness and or an urge to vomit.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Pulmonologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Coffact-s drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Coffact-s drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

This medication can be defined as a bronchodilator that is useful for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It works as a β2 adrenergic receptor that results in an increase of cyclic AMP. Increased AMP leads to activation of protein kinase A which again prevents phosphorylation of myosin. Hence, this leads to smooth muscle relaxation.

Ques: What is Levair I Transhaler?

Ans: Levosalbutamol is a salt which performs its action by calming the muscles in the air passages and widens airways. This makes breathing easier. Levosalbutamol is used to treat conditions such as Asthma, Constriction of airways, Lungs inflammation, etc.

Ques: What are the uses of Levair I Transhaler?

Ans: Levosalbutamol is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Asthma, Constriction of airways, and Lungs inflammation. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat condition like Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Levosalbutamol to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Levair I Transhaler?

Ans: Levosalbutamol is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Levosalbutamol which are as follows: Headache, Viral infections, Blocked or runny nose, Sore throat and hoarseness, Shaking and trembling of arms and feet, Decreased appetite, Muscle pain and cramps, Anxiety and nervousness, Swelling of eyelids, face, lips, tongue, Nausea, Skin rash and spotting, Chest pain and discomfort, Sleep disturbances, Increased heartbeat, Difficulty in swallowing, and Difficulty in speaking (dysphonia). It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Levosalbutamol.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Levair I Transhaler?

Ans: Levosalbutamol should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.
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