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Suffering from Asthma since birth. Taking Asthalin Rotacaps. Can I Take 2 tablets per day?

dear doctor i am taking asthalin rotacaps upt15 capusules a day previously it was inhaler my question is is this better than 2 tabs a day of asthalin 25 mg.i am 50 years old and since birth suffering from asthmawith more in monthsof april may june.can i try steriode which i stopped 25 years ago,i tried taking combihale 200fb 2 inhalations daily and very few of asthalin should i continue
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Asthalin contains salbutamol which is a short acting bronchodilator and its action persist for only for 1-1 and 1/2 hours.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist/ chest physician and should go for thorough check up.
You should go for complete blood count, absolute eosinophil count, chest x ray and erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
You should take combihale containing budesonide, a low potent steroid for a short period.
You should take long acting beta agonist such as formoterol or albuterol for persistent long effect.
You should also take antiallergic levecetrizine along with montelukast.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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