Levolin 50 mcg Inhaler 1 mdi

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: 

Cipla Ltd 


Drug classification: 

Adrenergic receptor agonist

 

What is this used for:

  • Treatment of asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing
  • Chest tightness

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Blood pressure, irregular heartbeat
  • Pregnant 


How should i take the medicine:

Take this medicine as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

It works by relaxing and opening air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.

 

Side effects

  • Headache (less common)
  • Dizziness (less common)
  • Fussiness (less common)
  • Weakness (less common)
  • Fever (less common)
  • Diarrhea (less common)
  • Muscle pain (less common)
  • Chest pain (less common)
  • Hives(less common)
  • Skin rash (less common)
  • Itching (less common)


Pregnancy warning: Category C

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Lactation warning: 

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Albuterol: Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together may increase cardiovascular side effects such as elevations in heart rate and blood pressure or irregular heart rhythm. If you experience any signs and symptoms like high blood pressure, arrhythmia, or heart disease then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Budesonide: Minor

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Prednisone: Minor

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Bedaquiline: Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a rare side effect. If you experience any signs and symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, shortness of breath, or heart palpitations then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Carvedilol: Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together may worsen your breathing problems or trigger severe asthmatic attacksIf you experience any signs of uneasiness then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Ibutilide: Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a rare side effect. If you experience any signs and symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, shortness of breath then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions: N/A.

 

Expert Advice: 

  1. Food instruction: As directed by the doctor
  2. Report any side effects like nausea, vomiting, etc.experienced immediately to the doctor.
  3. Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. 
  4. Be careful not to get levalbuterol inhalation into your eyes.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Over dose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


Storage Instructions:

  • Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. 
  • Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). 
  • Keep away from direct sunlight
  • Keep all appointments with your doctor.


References:

  1. Drugs H. Levalbuterol Oral Inhalation: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 6 November 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a603025.html
  2. Levosalbutamol | DrugBank Online [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 6 November 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB13139
  3. LEVOLIN Tablets/Syrup [Internet]. CiplaMed. 2020 [cited 6 November 2020]. Available from: https://www.ciplamed.com/content/levolin-tabletssyrup

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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