Levolin Inhaler (Levosalbutamol) and can also be spelt as (levalbuterol) is a bronchodilator medicine which is used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases. Its way of action is through making the soft muscles on airways smooth which leads to opening of the air passage, and this allows for patients to breathe better. This process makes it easier for lungs to receive air in an easy manner. By its manner of action, Levin Inhaler is a good medication for prevention and control of asthma in patients. It also has and can be used for treatment against bronchospasms.
How to use Levolin
Administer 1 or 2 sprays of Levolin per nostril or as recommended by your physician. Use this inhaler in the same manner as you would use other generic inhalers. Before inhaling, gently shake the inhaler for sufficient mixing of the solution. If it is your first time or for a very long time have not used an inhaler, prime the inhaler first. This is through spraying a few puffs in the air before finally spraying on your nostrils.
Levolin Inhaler comes metered. The dosage is enough to be administered 200 times and each time the medicine is inhaled, the meter records. Depending on how severe your symptoms are, your physician will prescribe a unique dosage to you. Do not use another person’s dosage or try to alter your dosage; this only risks worsening of your condition. Most common dosages prescribed for adults are 1 or 2 puffs per day. In some instances, you will be prescribed a lower dosage. Before starting on the use of the inhaler, your physician will take you through on how to use it. You will also find instructions which you can be referring to frequently. Over time, you may experience that the inhaler is no longer effective as it once was. Kindly seek medical attention right away you notice this ineffectiveness.
Levolin Side Effects
Your physician should be alerted immediately you experience any side effects when using Levolin Inhaler. Some common side effects you may expect to experience include; shaking, anxiety, headaches or vertigo, leg cramps, mouth dryness. Extreme side effects include high blood pressure symptoms, continuous and uncontrollable urination, weakness in the muscles, confusion. There are other common, and extreme side effects you are most likely to experience that may not be listed here. Check with your physician for a list of side effects you most likely are to experience.
Overdosing on Levolin Inhaler may be extremely dangerous to your health. You are strictly recommended to use the dosage that has been prescribed for you. Do not alter the dosage, irrespective of whether the symptoms improve or worsen as you continue to use the medicine. In case you notice any abnormal reactions or have doubts about the effectiveness of the medicine, consult your physician immediately. Before starting on Levolin Inhaler, consult your physician to confirm that the drug is suitable for your condition and health. This is mostly for pregnant or breastfeeding women or patients with a medical history that may interfere with the functioning of Levin.