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What are the side effects of Levolin?

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Posted on Thu, 7 Jan 2016
Question: what exactly is levolin syrup used for ..can i give it to my 3yr old.. does it have any side effects ..is it a steroid
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Answered by Dr. Arun (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Not a steroid, bronchodilator

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for writing to us.
Levolin is levosalbutamol. It is a bronchodilator which improves the diameter of airpassages.
This will help in easy breathing.
Not a steroid.
Not much of side effects except mild tremors.
You can give it safely if prescribed by your pediatrician.
Wishing your child good health and speedy recovery.
Regards
Dr Arun
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What are the side effects of Levolin?

Brief Answer: Not a steroid, bronchodilator Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for writing to us. Levolin is levosalbutamol. It is a bronchodilator which improves the diameter of airpassages. This will help in easy breathing. Not a steroid. Not much of side effects except mild tremors. You can give it safely if prescribed by your pediatrician. Wishing your child good health and speedy recovery. Regards Dr Arun