What is INHALEX Respule used for?
INHALEX Respule capsule/drops/respule/syrup/tablet is used for the treatment of
INHALEX Respule may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does INHALEX Respule work?
INHALEX Respule belongs to the class of drugs called expectorants. The drug acts by inhibiting the action of certain substances and suppresses the mucus secretion, thereby reducing the viscosity of phlegm and episodes of a cough.
How to take INHALEX Respule?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take INHALEX Respule capsule/drops/respule/syrup/tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
- Shake the syrup well before taking each dose so as to ensure the uniform mixing of the drug. Use a measuring cup while taking each dose.
- Swallow the tablet/capsule Do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
- Please follow the instruction provided on the leaflet while using this respule .
- For oral drops , measure the required amount of drug in a graduated dropper and instil into the mouth.
If you miss a dose of INHALEX Respule, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
The overdose symptoms of INHALEX Respule include the following:
- Rapid fall in blood pressure
- Change in pulse rate
- Vision changes
You must seek immediate medical care if you experience any of the above symptoms.
What are the drugs that interact with INHALEX Respule?
Drugs that interact with INHALEX Respule include the following:
- Fusidic acid
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of INHALEX Respule?
The following are the most common side effects of INHALEX Respule:
- Skin rash
- Loss of appetite
- Unusual tiredness
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Double vision
- Yellowing of skin
- Severe abdominal pain
- Ringing of ears
- Intolerance to bright light
- Fever with body pain
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while taking INHALEX Respule?
- Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to INHALEX Respule or similar drugs.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of INHALEX Respule.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if INHALEX Respule causes dizziness or blurred vision.
- Avoid INHALEX Respule during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
- Do not stop taking the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
You are advised not to take INHALEX Respule if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before taking INHALEX Respule?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history heart, liver or kidney diseases.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Frequently Asked Questions about INHALEX Respule
- What are the contraindications of INHALEX Respule?
- How should INHALEX Respule be stored?
- How long can I take INHALEX Respule?
INHALEX Respule is contraindicated in gastric ulceration and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
INHALEX Respule should be stored at room temperature, away from heat, light and moisture.
Take INHALEX Respule for a prescribed duration of time as recommended by your doctor.
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