Salbuphyl Forte Tablet is prescribed to treat obstruction due to asthma or COPD. This medicine belongs to the short-acting beta-2 agonists class of drugs. This medicine can also be used to delay delivery in women undergoing premature labour. It is very useful for preventing asthma symptoms due to exercise and other conditions too.
Some of its side effects include feeling a bit shaky, headache, uneven heart beat, flushing, muscle cramps, irritation or dryness of the mouth and throat, low blood potassium levels, weakness, restlessness, dizziness, bronchospasm and lactic acidosis.
Salbuphyl Forte Tablet should be used with caution in those with severe asthma, heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, an overactive thyroid gland, infection of the lungs, arrhythmias, those who have intolerance to some sugars or those with low levels of potassium in their blood.
Salbuphyl Forte Tablet is usually used with a nebuliser or inhaler but is also available as an intravenous solution and a pill. Dosage is based on your age, gender, response to therapy, medical condition, and use of certain interacting medicines.
The primary use of this medication is as follows:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (Copd)
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Salbair b forte 400mcg/200mcg transcaps 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?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
How long is the duration of effect?The drug will remain active for about 4-6 hours, if taken orally and within 3-4 hours if taken via nebulization/oral inhalation.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this drug is initiated within initial first hour after its administration.
Are there any missed dose instructions?You must try not to miss any dosages. Even if you do, make sure that you consume the medicine as soon as you remember but skip the missed dose if you are nearing the time for the next dosage.
Are there any overdose instructions?If happen to overdose on this medicine by mistake, it is important to consult a doctor with immediate effect.
This medication belongs to the class of a short-acting beta-2 agonist that stimulates beta-2 receptors in the lungs. In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease conditions like asthma where the airways become constricted, this medicine opens the airways, and makes it easier for you to breathe.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Interaction with Lab Test
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Decreased effect:Beta-adrenergic blockers (eg, propranolol).
Increased therapeutic effect:Inhaled ipratropium may increase duration of bronchodilation, nifedipine may increase FEV-1.
Increased toxicity:Cardiovascular effects are potentiated in patients also receiving MAO inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, sympathomimetic agents (eg, amphetamine, dopamine, dobutamine), inhaled anesthetics (eg, enflurane).
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