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Respisol is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  It works by relaxing and opening the air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.

Drug information on Respisol (Salbutamol) from Alchemist Lifesciences Ltd

Respisol

  Solution
Alchemist Lifesciences Ltd
Generic : Salbutamol
 4.40
2.5mg/3 ml
3ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Respisol may be prescribed


Side effects of Respisol

   Central Nervous System : Nervousness, shakiness, dizziness, headache, over active and hoarseness.

   Musculoskeletal : Muscle cramps.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea and increased or decreased appetite.

   Respiratory : Nosebleed and difficulty in breathing.

   Heart : Chest pain and irregular heart beat.

   Miscellaneous : Fever, pale skin, rash, hives and itching.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 2 to 4 mg.
IV/IM- 0.25 to 0.5mg.
Inhaler- 100 to 200 mg by inhalation.

How to use Respisol?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or large muscle.
It also comes as an inhaler to inhale by mouth.

When is Respisol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with high blood pressure during pregnancy, uterine infection, miscarriage, heart disease, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Respisol

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, low levels of potassium in the blood, seizure, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medication, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Respisol

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Respisol

Store it at room temperature (30oC).


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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