Generic Name : Bambuterol Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Asthmatics ICD Code : Y55.6
India- Abel Tab Asthafree Syr Asthafree Tab Bambudil Soln Bambudil Tab Bemlo Syr Bemlo Tab Betaday Tab Roburol Soln Roburol Tab.
International- Bamberol, Betaday, Buterol, Aerodyl, Baburol, Bambec, Bamberol, Bambudil, Bambutol, Betaday, Buterol, Dilator, Muterol, Oxeol Paranova, Oxéol. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a prodrug of terbutaline, prescribed for chronic bronchial asthma. It relaxes airway muscles that results in easy breathing. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in people with severe liver impairment; pregnancy and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
PO: Initially 10 mg at bedtime, increased if necessary to 20 mg once daily. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, thyroid disease, high blood pressure, heart disease and during lactation.
Side Effects :
Most Common- Tremor, nervousness, tension, headache and palpitations.
*Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Oral: Store it at room temperature (30°C).
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