Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 mcg
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Certain medical conditions like Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) make breathing difficult, hindering the quality of life.
Get relief from shortness of breath, chest tightness, and other symptoms of the conditions mentioned above with the help of Asthalin.
What is Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg?
Asthalin HFA belongs to a class of medicines called 'bronchodilators.'
Salbutamol, the main ingredient in the drug, helps treat the symptoms of asthma and COPD.
Asthalin Inhaler, also called a 'reliever' inhaler, helps relieve the symptoms of bronchospasm such as wheezing, tightness in the chest area, shortness of breath, and coughing.
The medicine acts by relaxing respiratory muscles and expanding the lungs' airways.
Uses of Asthalin HFA
Asthma is a chronic illness that narrows down the airways. Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg is used in the treatment of asthma.
Asthalin helps treat the following health conditions as well:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
How does the Asthalin Inhaler work?
Salbutamol, the main ingredient, is a bronchodilator that relaxes the muscles of your airways.
This drug acts on the beta2-adrenoceptors of bronchial smooth muscle, causing bronchodilation lasting for 4-6 hours. It works quickly in people with reversible airway obstruction.
Asthalin gives you relief from chest tightness and shortness of breath.
What are the available forms of Salbutamol?
Asthalin Inhaler, manufactured by Cipla Ltd., contains an active ingredient, Salbutamol 100 mcg, available in various strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacies, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
Salbutamol is available on our online medical store in the following forms:
- Theo Asthalin 2+100 Mcg
- Asthalin Rotacaps 200 Mcg
- Theo Asthalin Forte 4 Mg+200 Mg
- New Asthalin Expectorant
Directions for Use:
- Shake the Inhaler properly before use
- To release the medicine, press down on the Inhaler
- Breathe in from the mouth, and hold your breath for 10 seconds
- Repeat inhaling until you have inhaled the number of puffs suggested by your doctor
- Rinse your mouth with water
Note: This medicine should only be taken in inhaler doses as your doctor recommends.
Drugs that interact with this medicine
You should always consult your doctor if you take vitamins, herbal supplements, or other drugs.
The following drugs may interact with Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg (200 mdi):
- Acetylsalicylic acid
When to avoid Asthalin Inhaler?
Avoid using Asthalin if you are allergic or hypersensitive to the inhaler. This drug is not recommended for pregnant, conceiving, or breastfeeding women.
You should not use Asthalin HFA if you are suffering from the following conditions:
- Heart diseases
- Overactive thyroid gland
- Low potassium levels
- Hypokalemia as it also decreases the potassium levels
What are the side effects?
Asthalin may have some common side effects, such as:
- Sinus or throat irritation
- Tremors, especially in hands
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Increased blood pressure
- Behavioral changes
- The increased glucose level in the blood
You should take Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg as advised by the doctor.
Adults and children are advised to take this medicine at a fixed time per their doctor's advice.
NOTE: Do not use the medicine more than the prescribed dosage.
If you have missed a dose of Asthalin, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is time for your next dose.
It is important to take this medicine as per your doctor’s recommendation. In case of an overdose, seek medical assistance immediately.
Things to Remember
- Keep it out of the reach of children
- Regularly wipe the mouthpiece of the Inhaler with a fiber-free tissue/cloth]
- Always put the cap on the inhaler after use
- Check to see whether you are allergic to Salbutamol
- You should avoid taking alcohol and other drugs
- Avoid taking other medications along with Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg, as it can trigger a drug reaction
- Consult your doctor before taking this medicine
Make sure you keep the medication tightly closed and out of the reach of children. Store Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg at a cool temperature in a dark and dry place. Do not refrigerate.
What is Asthalin HFA used for?
Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg (200 mdi) is used in treating Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
How long should I continue using Asthalin Inhaler?
The usage of the inhaler depends upon the severity of the condition. Use it according to the dosage and duration as prescribed by your doctor.
Can I use Asthalin HFA Inhaler 100 Mcg if I have Covid?
Yes, it is safe to use if you have COVID-19. However, the medicine's dosage and administration may differ depending on your prevailing conditions. Please consult your doctor before using it.
Can I use this medicine if I am pregnant?
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Please check with your doctor for an alternative.
Can I use this medicine if I am breastfeeding?
Asthalin is not suitable for breastfeeding women. It would be best to consult your doctor.
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