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Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

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About Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml belongs to a class of medicines called 'bronchodilator' that makes breathing easier by relaxing the lungs' respiratory muscles and widening the airways (bronchi). It contains Salbutamol, which treats respiratory disorders like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic bronchitis. Additionally, it relieves shortness of breath due to narrowed airways or bronchus. Asthma and COPD is a restrictive breathing disorder in which airways narrow, swell and may produce extra mucus, leading to breathing difficulty and triggering cough, a whistling sound (wheezing) when you breathe out and shortness of breath. 

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml contains Salbutamol which is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the respiratory muscles and widening the airways of the lungs, making breathing. This medicine is specially prescribed to asthma and COPD patients who have laboured or difficulty in breathing. Thus, it helps relieve chest tightness, cough and wheezing (whistling sound while breathing). Additionally, it also prevents shortness of breath during or after exercise or activity. 

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml is available in tablet and inhaler forms. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience common side effects like headache, nausea, shaky or tense feeling, faster heartbeat, warm feeling (caused by blood vessels expanding under the skin) and mouth or throat irritation. Most of these side effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own. Let your doctor know about this, as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Do not take this medicine if you have any lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), sleeping disorder or difficulty in sleeping (sleep apnoea), severe liver disease, overactive thyroid (thyrotoxicosis) or problem with alcohol or other prescription recreational drugs. Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml may be secreted in breast milk, but its effect is unknown, so it should be used only after doctor consultation. The safety and efficacy of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml are not well established in pregnancy condition, so pregnant women or those planning for pregnancy should take if the doctor has prescribed in an emergency condition. The possible side effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml like transient muscle cramps and tremor may necessitate caution when using heavy machines or driving a motor vehicle.

Uses of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml

Asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder)

Medicinal Benefits

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 mlis a bronchodilator which contains Salbutamol. It helps treat respiratory problems like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic bronchitis. It works by relaxing and widening the lungs' airway, making it easier to breathe, especially in asthma and COPD patients. It is generally a long-term treatment. 

 

 

Directions for Use

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml is available in tablet, capsule, syrup and inhaler forms. Inhaler: One inhalation of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml may be administered as a single dose which may be increased to two inhalations if found essential. If the response is inadequate, higher doses than two inhalations can be used. However, the maximum recommended dose is two inhalations three or four times a day. Oral tablet: The tablet form of the Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml should be taken without food, mostly empty stomach. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml

In some cases, you may experience common side effects like headache, nausea, shaky or tense feeling, faster heartbeat, warm feeling (caused by blood vessels expanding under the skin) and mouth or throat irritation. Most of these side effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own. Let your doctor know about this, as it may worsen your breathing problems even hospitalization. Do not take this medicine if you have any lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), sleeping disorder or difficulty in sleeping (sleep apnoea), severe liver disease, overactive thyroid (thyrotoxicosis) or problem with alcohol or other prescription recreational drugs. Potentially serious hypokalaemia (low potassium level in blood), and increased risk of ketoacidosis (excess acid in the blood) in diabetic patients have been reported from some treatment of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml. It may be secreted in breast milk, but its effect is unknown, so it should be taken by nursing mothers only after doctor consultation. The safety and efficacy of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml are not well established, so pregnant women or those planning for pregnancy should take if the doctor has prescribed it in an emergency condition. The possible side effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml like transient muscle cramps and tremor may necessitate caution when using heavy machines or driving a motor vehicle.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml to avoid unpleasant side-effects like drowsiness, dizziness, or sleepiness. It may also lead to a life-threatening condition like coma if taken with excessive alcohol.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Taking Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml during pregnancy should only be considered if the expected benefit to the mother is greater than any possible risk to the foetus.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Taking Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml during breastfeeding should only be considered if the mother's expected benefit is greater than any possible risk to the fetus.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml usually causes dizziness, drowsiness, muscle cramps and visual disturbances which may affect their ability to drive or operate machinery. So, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel sleepy or dizzy after taking Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml. Tell your doctor if you get these types of side effects.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml does not have any reported interaction; hence it is safe to use in kidney patients.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Quitting smoking reduces symptoms of mucous formation (emphysema) and airways constriction.
  • Exercise regularly (at least 150 minutes per week)
  • Eat a healthful diet (full of fibre and green leafy veggies)
  • Avoid close contact with people who have respiratory infections like influenza or flu.
  • Avoid excessive heat, cold, and very high altitudes.
  • Avoid exposure to environmental irritants like pollen, asbestos, dust mites, and pet danders etc.
  • Learn breathing techniques like pursed-lip breathing.
  • Learn relaxation techniques like yoga and meditation

Special Advise

  • Let your doctor know if you are on blood pressure-lowering pills like propanolol as it can block the effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml. 
  • Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml may contain lactose so if have lactose intolerance or diabetes consult a doctor before using Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml. 

Other Information (AST0011)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Asthma: A breathing problem in which airways narrow, swell and may produce extra mucus which may lead to breathing difficulty and triggering cough, a whistling sound (wheezing) when you breathe out and shortness of breath.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): It is a group of progressive lung diseases, most commonly emphysema (shortness of breath) and chronic bronchitis (inflammation and irritation of bronchial tubes). Initially, it may be mild, but in severe cases, it can lead to total blockage of airways and damaging the lungs.

Chronic bronchitis: It is the condition in which your airways (bronchi) becomes swollen and inflamed. The airways tubes (bronchi) become irritated and causes mucus to build up, leading to further breathing complications.

FAQs

No, the dose of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml should not be increased without consulting your doctor as it may increase the risk of hypokalaemia (high blood potassium level) which may lead to side effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml and also affect its efficacy.

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml is contraindicated in patients who are allergic to any of its ingredients. It is advised to avoid taking Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml and blood pressure-lowering pills like propranolol together at once.

Yes, sometimes taking Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml causes lower potassium levels (hypokalemia) in the body, making you feel overtired and unwell. In this case, immediately consult your doctor.

There is no evidence of salbutamol affecting human fertility. But still, if you are planning a baby, consult your doctor before starting Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml.

The possible side effects of Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml like transient muscle cramps and tremor may necessitate caution when using heavy machines or driving a motor vehicle.

About 1-2 puffs of salbutamol inhaler can be taken when you need it. However, in 1 day maximum of 4 times (regardless of whether you have 1 puff or 2 puffs at a time) can be taken when you run out of breathing.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml

Asthalin Respiratory Solution 15 ml

MRP: 11.76

Bottle
1

15 ml Solution in 1 Bottle