Asthalin Inhaler general information
Cipla Ltd. the manufacturer of Asthalin inhalers is quite renowned and one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in India. The Asthalin inhaler is one of the high in-demand pharma products manufactured by the company.
The Asthalin inhaler contains the active salt Salbutamol which acts as an instant bronchodilator working on the tissues of the airways to give you relief for the asthmatic symptoms.
The dose of salbutamol present in the inhaler is 100 mcg. Now based on your severity of asthma conditions you will have to find out how many puffs do you need to take.
The Asthalin inhaler is buyable on both online websites and offline shops. It is really up to the choice of the customer from which sales channel they want to buy the pills.
In general, one may get some very good discounts on reputed and well-known online websites.
Uses of Asthalin Inhaler
The Asthalin inhaler helps relieve one of Asthma conditions and symptoms. It belongs from the reliever category of inhalers for asthma that is one that you need to take when you are already feeling the symptoms of asthma creeping in such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, chest pain, breathing difficulty, etc.
What is it prescribed for?
Asthmatic conditions during their offset can be nicely cured using the Asthalin inhaler. It is a reliever inhaler and thus needs to be used when you are witnessing the symptoms of asthma already beginning to appear.
Bronchospasm is a condition in which the bronchioles and the bronchial tubes will contract leading to difficulty in normal airflow that may lead to breathing difficulty. It is one of the most common symptoms of an asthma attack.
How does Asthalin Inhaler Work?
Asthalin inhaler contains Salbutamol that is a bronchodilator. This means that this salt allows the tissues of the airways and the bronchioles to get relieved and decontract the tissues allowing removing the tightness in the chest leading to asthma symptoms.
Side effects of Asthalin
· Most Common
Tremors, dry mouth, headache, are some of the most common symptoms although there is nothing much to worry about at this stage.
· Central nervous system
Tremors and shivering are noticed a bit rare in the patients. Make sure to inform the doctor of the occurrences of these side effects.
An increase in heartbeat or irregular and faster heartbeat will be an automatic result of wheezing and breathlessness or chest tightness.
Chest tightness can be one of the rare symptoms that do not been going away even after taking the necessary puffs from the Asthalin inhaler.
Sometimes one may suffer from diarrhea or indigestion. But the chances of occurrence are indeed very rare.
One may start breathing heavily after taking in the Asthalin inhaler but occurrences are very few and far between.
Very rarely has it been noticed that some skin allergies or sore throat or rashes might develop.
· Heart ailment
Some heart disease-curing medicines may interact with the use of Asthalin inhalers. Talk to the doctor to get some information.
Some diabetic medicines or blood sugar-reducing compounds may interact with the use of the inhaler.
· Kidney disease
No such contraindications are known to date. Still, you get a clarification from the doctor.
· Oral contraceptives
Some oral contraceptives may trigger the action of side effects. make sure to get some information from the doctor.
No such interaction is known to date.
· Ciclosporin, tacrolimus, sirolimus (Rapamycin)
These groups of pills may react to form some of the side effects as given above. Generally, you need to inform the doctor of any side effects that you are suffering from.
Warning & Precautions
Some doctors suggest that is better for you to skip using an Asthalin inhaler during your gestation period. This is essential for you to avoid causing damage to your fetus.
Use Asthalin inhaler only in the recommended dose and while using only take the desired number of puffs to make sure that you do not overdose or take more dose than what is necessary.
Remember that an overdose is quick enough in itself to trigger the side effects very fast.
There have been numerous studies done on whether the use of Asthalin inhaler might pass down salbutamol to your infant via breast milk but no such effects have been noticed so far.
Driving And Using Machines
We warn users of the Asthalin inhaler that right after you use this inhaler it might get difficult for you to maintain concentration and focus on some activities like driving and using machines that in general need focus and concentration. This may increase the risk of an injury or an accident.
Sometimes allergies can be a side effect of using the Asthalin inhaler. You should be careful of administering the right dose. Allergies crop up generally when you are taking an excess dose.
If you have any ongoing heart diseases or you have a medical history showing the occurrences of some heart diseases or stroke suffered in the past then do speak to the doctor about this in greater clarity.
Storage conditions suit better if the temperature is less than 30 degrees Celsius with less humidity.
What is Asthalin used for?
Asthalin is a rescue-type inhaler that is used for stopping the onset of asthma attacks and relieving patients of asthma symptoms. It is a prescription inhaler and thus visiting the doctor is mandatory.
Does Asthalin need a prescription?
Yes buying an Asthalin inhaler from a medicine shop or an online website demands a prescription.
Is Asthalin Ventolin safe during pregnancy?
No, an Asthalin inhaler is not safe to take during pregnancy. Although we do not have concrete evidence doctors have enough reasons to believe that taking in salbutamol during your gestation period may cause damage to the fetus.
What precautions should I take while using an Asthalin inhaler?
Avoiding an overdose, not using any of the contraindicating substances are some of the general precautions that patients need to undertake while using the pills.
How should Asthalin Inhaler be stored?
Asthalin inhaler can be stored in normal room temperature conditions only. A temperature within 25 degrees with less humidity is ideal for the storage of the inhaler.
Can I smoke if I have been prescribed an Asthalin 100 inhaler?
Smoking can cause excessive headaches, dizziness, and severe dry mouth. Generally to avoid such side effects one should avoid smoking at least for a few hours after using the inhaler.