|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|EQUIVALENT BRAND||Theo Asthalin|
|GENERIC NAME||Salbutamol / Theophylline|
|PACKAGING||10 tablets in 1 strip|
|COMPOSITION||Salbutamol (4mg) + Theophylline (200mg)|
|PACK SIZE||120 Tablet/s, 240 Tablet/s, 360 Tablet/s, 420 Tablet/s|
Theo-Asthalin Forte Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of asthma. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe.
Theo-Asthalin Forte Tablet is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, restlessness, headache, tremor, muscle cramp, and palpitations. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
USES OF THEO-ASTHALIN TABLET
- Treatment of Asthma
BENEFITS OF THEO-ASTHALIN TABLET
In Treatment of Asthma
SIDE EFFECTS OF THEO-ASTHALIN TABLET
Common side effects of Theo-Asthalin
- Muscle cramp
- Throat irritation
- Respiratory tract infection
- Respiratory tract inflammation
- Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
- Decreased potassium level in blood
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Difficulty in urination
HOW TO USE THEO-ASTHALIN TABLET
Avoid Theo-Asthalin Forte Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.
HOW THEO-ASTHALIN TABLET WORKS
Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after Theo-Asthalin Forte Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
Theo-Asthalin Forte Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, increased or uneven heart rate, muscle cramps or muscle pain. This may affect your ability to drive.