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Xopenex - Levalbuterol

Xopenex - Levalbuterol

Levalbuterol (lev al byoo ter ol) Oral Inhalation

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1 Inhaler Xopenex Inhaler 50mcg - Levosalbutamol Sulphate - 200 Metered Do $25.00 $25.00
3 Inhaler Xopenex Inhaler 50mcg - Levosalbutamol Sulphate - 200 Metered Do $22.67 $68.00
20 Repsules Xopenex Inhalation Solution (0.31mg - 2.5ml) $1.30 $26.00
60 Repsules Xopenex Inhalation Solution (0.31mg - 2.5ml) $1.28 $77.00
20 Repsules Xopenex Inhalation Solution (0.63mg - 2.5ml) $1.30 $26.00
60 Repsules Xopenex Inhalation Solution (0.63mg - 2.5ml) $1.30 $78.00
20 Repsules Xopenex Inhalation Solution 1.25mg - 2.5ml $1.50 $30.00
60 Repsules Xopenex Inhalation Solution 1.25mg - 2.5ml $1.40 $84.00

Xopenex is an inhalation dosage form which should be inhaled with the help of nebulizer. This approved dosage form be recommended to the patients who are more than 6 year old. 

Active ingredient of this drug: Levalbuterol Hcl

Category of this drug: Selective short acting beta 2 adrenergic receptor agonist

Available dosage form of this drug: Sterile and clear solution

Available strength of this drug: 3 ml 

Mechanism of action of Levalbuterol:

This dosage form shows its effectiveness by:

  • Relaxing the smooth muscles of the airways
  • Inhibiting the release of mediators from the mast cells of airway
  • Reducing inflammation in the bronchial tubes
  • Increasing the air flow into lungs 

Indications of Levalbuterol:

  • This drug is indicated for treating chronic obstructive lung diseases (COLD) and asthma.
  • This is also used to treat symptoms that occur due to various pulmonary disorders. 

Some medical issues present in the patient may affect the therapeutic effect of this drug. So the use of this is contraindicated in some conditions like:

  • Hypersensitivity to this drug
  • Heart related disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Seizures
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disorders 

Some medicines that interact with this drug that cause drug interaction and can alter the effectiveness of this drug; along with this it causes various unwanted reactions in the patients. These medicines are:

  • Beta blockers
  • Diuretics
  • Digoxin
  • MAO inhibitors
  • Tricyclic anti depressants
  • Other asthmatic drugs 

Storage conditions:

This drug should be kept at room temperature and temperature should not be exceeding from 30° C.

The dosage pack of this drug should be prevented from the heat and sunlight.

Dose and mode of administration of Xopenex:

This dosage form should be inhaled with the help of nebulizer.

Usual dose for patients 6 to 11 years old:

The recommended dose of this drug should be inhaled three times a day.

Usual dose for patients more than 12 years old:

The recommended dose of this drug should be inhaled o.63 mg dose in every 6 to 8 hours.

Missed dose of this drug:

Don't take extra dose of this drug, in case of missing dose of this dosage form.

Overdose:

Overdosing symptoms of this drug are:

  • Insomnia
  • Dry mouth
  • Severe hypertension
  • Chest pain
  • Seizures
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Tremor
  • Fatigue 

Side effects of Xopenex:

There are some deleterious and noxious effects that may occur in the patients after taking this drug. These side effects are:

  • Vomiting
  • Pain
  • Chest tightness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Nasal congestion
  • Sore throat
  • Tremors
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness
  • Numbness
  • Breathing problems
  • Worsening asthma symptoms
  • Constipation
  • Muscle weakness 

Important information about Xopenex:

This dosage form should not be taken by pregnant, nursing and breast feeding mother; as this drug can harm the child. 

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