levolin inhaler belongs to a group of medicines called fast-acting bronchodilators or relievers. It is used to treat the symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing, and feeling short of breath.
levolin inhaler gives quick relief from breathing problems when you need it. In most cases, you will be given another inhaler to prevent your symptoms (a preventer) to u with this. This medicine works quickly and the effects can last several hours. You can take it at any time of day, but only use it when you notice symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and tightness in the chest or you know that you are going to do an activity that can make you breathless. When an asthma attack happens, you should take the number of puffs your doctor recommends. There are several types of inhaler devices so make sure you know how to use your inhaler correctly, otherwise, it may not work. Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor tells you to. If you stop, your breathing problems could get worse.
Common side effects of this medicine include accidental injury, bronchitis, dizziness, pain, pharyngitis, nasal congestion, and vomiting. These side effects are not often dangerous and they should gradually improve as your body gets used to this medicine. There are other, rarer, side effects and you should call your doctor straight away if you get chest pain, a very bad headache, or very bad dizziness.
Before using Levolin 50mcg Inhaler, you should tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid gland, a history of heart problems, diabetes, or low levels of potassium in your blood to make sure it is safe. Also, make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Because this medicine can make you feel dizzy or shaky, do not drive, cycle, or use tools or machinery until you feel better. You should not smoke as it causes damage to your lungs and will make your condition worse.
USES OF LEVOLIN INHALER
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
BENEFITS OF LEVOLIN INHALER
Levolin Inhaler can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers”. These may include house dust, pollen, pets, and cigarette smoke. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms. You need to use your inhaler correctly for it to be effective. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or nurse.
In Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Bronchodilators like Levolin Inhaler help the airways in your lungs stay open. They work by relaxing the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. You need to use your inhaler correctly for it to work properly. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or nurse.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LEVOLIN INHALER
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Levolin
- Accidental injury
- Bronchitis (inflammation of the airways)
- Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
HOW TO USE LEVOLIN INHALER
Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.
HOW LEVOLIN INHALER WORKS
Levolin Inhaler is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.