About Asthalin: Asthalin 4 (Salbutamol) is a medicine prescribed to patients suffering from asthma and obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This medicine is not used to treat asthma but is used to alleviate symptoms related to asthma. It works through ensuring a clear passage of air through the airways. This it does through causing a relaxation of the respiratory airways and hence making breathing easier than it would normally have been. The medicine is categorized as a bronchodilator and beta-2 receptor agonist. This medicine is an effective solution for wheezing and breath shortness.
How to use Asthalin
Asthalin 4 (Salbutamol) is available as tablets that should be swallowed whole. Dissolving, chewing, splitting or crushing the tablets would lead to ineffectiveness of the medicine during treatment and thus the tablets should always be taken the whole. You may take the medicine without food but if this gives you stomach upsets, try taking it after a meal or together with a snack and always with a full glass of water. Get specific times to take your doses and this allows for a regular schedule as well as makes it hard to skip a dose. Talk to your physician if you experience any issue during your treatment using this medicine.
This medicine should always be prescribed by a doctor. Self-medication is prohibited as it may be ineffective and in extreme circumstances lead to undesirable health conditions. Your doctor will assess your health condition and symptoms before prescribing for you a dose of Asthalin 4 (Salbutamol). Follow the prescriptions strictly and do not alter the dosage irrespective of whether the symptoms improve before the dosage is over or not. The typical dosage of this medicine is a daily intake of 2mg to 4mg for adults, 2mg for children below the age of 12 years but above 7years and 1mg to 2mg for children between the ages of 2 and six years. The medicine should not be prescribed for children under the age of 2years.
Asthalin Side Effects
This medicine is well tolerated although it is possible to experience the occurrence of side effects during your treatment. If you notice any sign of side effects, it is important to notify your doctor as soon as possible. A prompt notification allows your doctor to make the necessary adjustments to your treatment to curb the side effects and prevent them from worsening. Some common side effects that you would expect when using Asthalin 4 (Salbutamol) for treatment include insomnia, diarrhea, abnormal sweating, nausea or even vomiting as well as dizziness. Other severe side effects including hypersensitive or allergic reactions are possible. Consult your doctor for more details on other side effects not mentioned here.
Asthalin 4 (Salbutamol) may not be suitable for all types of patients. Before starting your dose, notify your doctor if you are pregnant, are trying to get pregnant or are breastfeeding. Also, ensure that your doctor is aware of your conditions that are as a result of dysfunctional liver, kidney, heart failure or hereditary disorders. If you are using other medicines, your dose of Asthalin 4 (Salbutamol) may be lowered or paused altogether due to reactions hence ensure that your physician is well aware of other medicine that you are using.