Respira belongs to a group of medicines called fast-acting bronchodilators or “relievers”. It is used to treat the symptoms of asthma and chronic obstru... View More
Uses of Respira
Side effects of Respira
How to use Respira
Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the m... View More
How Respira works
Respira is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.
What if you forget to take Respira?
If you miss a dose of Respira, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Asthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Oral Adults: 1-2 mg, three times daily. Inhaler: 1-2 puffs as required Nebuliser Solutions Adults: The recommended starting dosage is 0.63 mg a... View More
Oral Children above 12 years: 1-2 mg, three times daily. Children (6 -11 years): 5 ml (1 mg), three times daily. Children (2 -5 years): Up to 0.1 mg... View More
Levosalbutamol is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to Levosalbutamol or any of its components.
Mode of Action
Levosalbutamol is a single isomer beta-2 agonist that differs from racemic salbutamol by elimination of (S)-salbutamol. Levosalbutamol is an effective b... View More
Particular caution is advised in acute severe asthma as this effect may be potentiated by hypoxia and by concomitant treatment with xanthine derivatives... View More
Hypocalcaemia, palpitation, fine tremors of the skeletal muscle and muscle cramps may occur. The other likely side effects are nausea, vomiting, burning... View More