Levosalbutamol

Levosalbutamol works by widening and relaxing the airway due to bronchospasm in conditions like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. These bronchodilators help breathe easy. These are available as inhalers that provide quick relief in asthmatic patients. Potential side effects include hand shakiness, palpitations, headache, etc.

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What could be the reason for my wheezing, throat congestion, and cough with mucus?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 41 year old female. I woke up in the morning with wheezing, throat congestion, and cough. The cough was not dry but with mucus. It looks like the weather has triggered it. I have experienced this condition previously at the same time of the year. I also feel some heaviness in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are sure you have wheezing, I suggest you start using inhalers having a combination of Salmeterol and Fluticasone propionate. Using a Levosalbutamol inhaler would also be beneficial. Take one puff twice daily for a week and then only one puff at night for a we...  Read Full »

My 2.6 year old has cold, cough and sneezing. Will Levolin help in curing all these?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2.6 years old son is suffering from cold, cough, and sneezing from three days, and yesterday night, he developed a fever. I am giving him Levolin syrup 5 ml, and for fever, I had given Babygesic 1.5 ml. Is Levolin for both cold and cough, as well as sneezing?  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The cough cold and fever could be due to viral infection, does your child have wheezing also? If no wheeze in the past I suggest you use any other antitussive medication for cough, Levolin (Levosalbutamol) is a bronchodilator used in cough associated with wheeze, so ...  Read Full »

What is the best cough medicine for kids?

Query: Hello doctor,My son is 1.8 years old. He has a cold and cough since today morning. I got the infection by exposure to a cool breeze. I also have a cough and cold but no fever, and I am using antibiotics. He is also not having a fever, and he is on Paracetamol already due to teething pain. He had his...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please give the child syrup Levolin (Levosalbuamol) (dose as per the weight of the child) twice a day for the cough for five to seven days and syrup Montair LC (Montelukast and Levocetirizine) kid (dose as per the weight of the child) once at night for ten days for...  Read Full »

Can asthma be cured through homeopathy?

Query: Hi doctor,I was diagnosed with asthma before 13 years, when I was 19 years old. I use Foracort 200 inhaler, Flomist nasal spray and Montair LC. Kindly suggest treatment to cure asthma.  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Dharmraj Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern regarding your health. For such condition, I suggest you medicine Antimonium tartaricum 200, five globules twice in a day at the interval of 12 hours for a week.   Read Full »

Is it safe to use Albuterol steroid inhaler for longer period?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 85 and has a problem with wheezing from minor to severe. She has been on a steroid Albuterol nebulizer three times a day for almost a year. I am very concerned with the prolonged use of this steroid. Can you offer any insights or safer options regarding controlling her wheez...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern for your mother. Elderly asthmatic usually requires steroid inhalers, nebulizer to reduce the progression of the disease. But the most important side effect is an infection of the buccal cavity mainly fungal. But it can be used safely provide...  Read Full »

Will Levolin, budecort inhalers and Montair LC kid cause any side effect in a 6-year-old boy?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 6 years old. He got lung allergy so the doctor gave Levolin 100 and Budecort inhalers and some syrup like Montair LC kid. So my son is getting free from the fever, coughs, and cold by using these medicines. After completion of these medicines course, he is repeating with the...  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The doctor has given the right treatment and please follow his instructions. The inhalers are safe and do not have any side effects as the dose of medicine is in micrograms which is very small. The allergic problem will resolve by itself as he grows. Sweating when f...  Read Full »

Is Foracort inhaler safe?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from bronchitis. Should I use Foracort inhaler before or after the workout? Does Foracort inhaler cleanse the lungs? How does Foracort work on lungs? What are the side effects?  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you rightly said, Foracort inhaler (combination of Budesonide and Formoterol) is advised for asthmatic bronchitis. It must be taken before any workout. This kind of inhaler controls the inflammation in the airways and widens its caliber. So on long term use, your as...  Read Full »

Is it safe to give Levolin syrup to a 3-year-old?

Query: Hi doctor,My 3 year old baby is suffering with cold and cough. Our doctor suggested her Budecort and Asthalin. I am giving them for the last one week, but no improvement. Shall I give Levolin syrup?  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to ask you a few questions before I can suggest you anything. Is the cough and cold associated with any fever? How is the cough, dry or wet or productive? Does the child have any wheezing? Are you giving any other medication apart from nebulizati...  Read Full »

Is Levolin inhaler safe to use in kids?

Query: Hello doctor, My physician has always suggested Budecort 100 mcg for my kid for four years and Levolin inhaler along with Montair LC kids tablet daily and some cough syrup since he is allergic. He is having a dry cough and Altacef is given sometimes if worse. The doctor in...  Read Full »


Dr. Baratu Bhaisara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems your doctor is trying to control acute attacks of asthma which is right. I suggest the following: Focus on controlling attacks by avoiding stimulators like dust, sudden exposure to hot and cold weather, keep away from pets. Educate your son about the sam...  Read Full »

What is the treatment of pneumonitis?

Query: Hi doctor, My 2 and a half year old son had a high fever of 103 for four days. Then he was normal for five days but caught up with a cough and fever of less than 102. The doctor administered antibiotic Cefixime and Ibuprofen for five days, but the cough persisted. Though he appears normal at dayt...  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please resend the attachment. If there is pneumonitis on the X-ray, it is better to admit him as it can spread. Intravenous antibiotics are more effective and the response is quick. We cannot differentiate H1N1 and pneumonia on the X-ray. We need to send the throat swa...  Read Full »

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