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Theo-Asthalin Syrup

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Salbutamol, Theophylline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: June 18, 2019

Theo-Asthalin Syrup a member of the group of drugs called short-acting beta-2 agonists. This medicine is used for the relief of asthma symptoms, but it 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.

Theo-Asthalin Syrup 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.

Theo-Asthalin Syrup 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.

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  • 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 is not recommended to be used during pregnancy.Doctor consultation is necessary.
  • 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.

Theo-Asthalin Syrup is 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, Theo-Asthalin Syrup opens the airways, and makes it easier for you to breathe. It also causes bronchodilation by competitively inhibiting type III and type IV phosphodiesterase (PDE). PDE is an enzyme that leads to the breakdown of cyclic AMP in the smooth muscle cells. It also counters bronchoconstriction by binding to adenosine A2B receptors and antagonizing adenosine.

Ques: What is Theo asthalin syrup?

Ans: Theo asthalin syrup is a medication which has Salbutamol and Theophylline as active elements present in it. This syrup performs its action by calming the muscles in the walls of the small air passages in the lungs, calming muscles and opening air passages. Theo asthalin syrup is used to treat conditions such as Wheezing, Interruption of breathing in newborns, Asthma, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Respiratory disease, Lung disorder, Breath shortness, etc.

Ques: What is the use of Theo asthalin syrup?

Ans: Theo asthalin syrup is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Wheezing, Interruption of breathing in newborns, Asthma, and Chest tightness. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat conditions like Shortness of breath, Respiratory disease, Lung disorder, and Breath shortness. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Theo asthalin syrup to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Theo asthalin syrup?

Ans: Theo asthalin syrup 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 Theo asthalin syrup which are as follows: Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset, Restlessness, Tremor, Headache, Palpitations, Muscle cramp, and Increased heart rate. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Theo asthalin syrup.

Ques: Can Theo Asthalin Syrup be used for wheezing and interruption of breathing in newborns?

Ans: Yes, Theo asthalin syrup is a medication which can be used to treat conditions such as wheezing and interruption of breathing in newborns. Do not take Theo asthalin Syrup for above-mentioned conditions without consulting first with your doctor. 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.

Ques: How long do I need to use theo asthalin syrup before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 2 hours to 3 days, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use theo asthalin syrup?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use theo asthalin syrup empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken with the food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of theo asthalin syrup?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store between 15 to 30c temperature, as keeping this medication above that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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