Salbutamol(Jagsonpal) 2 mg Tablet

Manufactured byJagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsSalbutamol
Description

Salbutamol(Jagsonpal) 2 mg Tablet is a bronchodilator medicine that relaxes the muscles of the airways leading to the lung and improves the amount of air flow to and from the lungs. It is used to prevent and treat the symptoms of asthma and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Salbutamol(Jagsonpal) 2 mg Tablet

  • Shaking and trembling of arms and feet
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Coughing
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Skin rash and spotting
  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain and cramps
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Difficulty in passing urine

Uses of Salbutamol(Jagsonpal) 2 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute asthma
  • Asthma (Maintenance)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Bronchitis
  • Uncomplicated preterm labor
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 5 minutes of inhalation. Upon oral administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 minutes.
  • Duration of effect
    This medicine remains effective for 3-6 hours. The inhalation forms remain effective for a lesser duration in comparison with the oral forms.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks and benefits of use before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as the effect on the nursing infant is not clinically established. Your doctor may ask you to discontinue breastfeeding if the use of this medicine is necessary.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Salbutamol or any other component present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks and benefits of use before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as the effect on the nursing infant is not clinically established. Your doctor may ask you to discontinue breastfeeding if the use of this medicine is necessary.
General warnings

Other medicines

Report the use of all medications including herbs and supplements to the doctor before receiving salbutamol.

Other diseases

Report the past/present incidence of all diseases including heart and blood vessels disorder, electrolyte imbalance, any disease associated with thyroid and other glands etc to the doctor. All the other conditions should be considered before therapy with this medicine is initiated.

Hypokalemia

Use of this medicine can cause a decrease in blood potassium levels and hence should be administered with caution in patients suffering from Hypokalemia.

Paradoxical bronchospasm

Use of this medicine has been associated with worsening of asthma symptoms in some instances. Contact your doctor immediately if breathing becomes more difficult after using this medicine. The use of Salbutamol should stop immediately in such cases.

Treatment revaluation

The prescribed amount may be inadequate indicated by no visible improvements in symptoms. Contact your doctor if symptoms do not improve as it may be an indication of severe asthma. The treatment course should be revaluated in such cases.

Excessive use

It is recommended to use this medicine in prescribed quantities only as excessive use may cause some severe adverse effects and may prove fatal in some cases.

Milk protein allergy

This medicine should not be used in patients who have a history of allergy to milk proteins.

Use in elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are significantly high.

Use in children

This medicine should be used with caution in children. Safety and efficacy are established based on the form of the medicine and age of the patient. All the recommendations should be followed while prescribing this medicine in children.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include dry mouth, shaking, chest pain, increased heart rate, convulsions, and fainting.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Atenolol

Ketoconazole

Mifepristone

Propranolol

Xylometazoline

Furosemide

Hydrochlorothiazide

Formoterol

Azithromycin

Insulin and other anti diabetic medicines

Disease interactions

Heart disease

Use of this medicine has been associated with an increase in heart rate and changes in blood pressure. It should be used with caution in patients with an active or historic case of heart disease. Patients should also be screened for the risk factors of heart disease before starting the treatment course.

Diabetes

Use of this medicine has been associated with a mild to moderate rise in blood sugar levels in most patients. Hence, caution should be exercised if the patient is diabetic.

Hypokalemia

Use of this medicine has been associated with a decrease in blood potassium levels. It should be used with caution in patients having a disorder where potassium levels in the body are imbalanced.

Seizures

This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with seizure disorders as the risk of increased frequency and severity of convulsions are significantly high.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impairment of normal kidney function. The dose should be selected very carefully and the kidney function should be monitored on a regular basis.
Food interactions
This medicine should be used with caution if you use mineral oil (castor oil) as a laxative. The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and hence usage should be reported before starting the treatment course with Salbutamol.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Salbutamol(Jagsonpal) 2 mg Tablet exactly as prescribed. The prescribed dose form, frequency, and duration of uptake are specific as per your needs. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities or for longer than recommended. Contact your doctor if no visible improvements in symptoms are observed after use.
Miscelleneous

To be taken on an empty stomach

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by relaxing and opening the blocked air passages leading to the lungs. It improves the amount of air flow to the lungs and makes breathing easier.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Adrenergic bronchodilators

Schedule

Schedule H

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Salbutamol - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 7 June 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01001
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