Levolin

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Please inform me how i can give Levolin syrup to my four month infant ?I mean either before or after breast feeding.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
after feeding

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to health care magic.
Levolin syrup is used as a bronchodialtor in infants and kids.
It contains levosalbutamol . It is usually given after feeding.
Wishing your baby speedy recovery.
Regards

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My daughter is having cough with mild wheezing since yesterday, we have given her solvinncold 3 ml thrice and levolin 3 ml thrice. Not much of improvement, plz advise , shall i increase the dose of levolin? She is 5 years 6 months old and weigh around 17kg

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Suggestions on treatment of wheezing

Detailed Answer:
Hi.....You can give her Syrup Levolin 5ml thrice a day.

If she doesn't get better in another 24 hours, I suggest you consult your pediatrician regarding further management as she might require oral steroids.

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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

doctor1 MD

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...

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6yr old, 17kgs, mild wheezing from early morning. Can we give Levolin Syrup. If so what dosage. Thanks in advance.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
5ml of Levolin syrup is ideal for him but nebulization is better

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

A child of 6 years of age and 17 kg weight can safely be given Levolin Syrup 5 ml thrice daily should be the ideal dose for your child. Please note that...

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Doc prescribed levolin.63 for my 2 year old 3 times a day. Is the dosage fine or is it too much

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
dose is fine

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to us.
The dose your doctor has prescribed is fine.
Only 5 to 10 percent of nebuliser medicines reach the lungs.
Three times of the prescribed medicine is fine.
It is within the recommended limits.
You can continue without worry....

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My 2 yr 9month son has chest congestion. Doctor has prescribed Levolin 0.31 mg every six hours and Budecort 0.5mg every 12 hours.

Earlier today, instead of one dosage each of Levolin and Budecort. I gave Budecort twice at the same time. Is it dangerous, what should I do?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Nothing will happen - not dangerous - don't worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi....

Budesonide has got a wide safety margin. So do not worry about the extra dose.

But as such it is not advisable to use home nebulization without oxygen.

The best and latest is metered dose inhalers.

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Hello,

My daughter is 4 months old and has cough. is it safe to give levolin syrup 3.5 ml to her?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Levolin ( levosalbutamol) syrup is given 0.05mg/kg as dose.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM

I have gone through your query. Levosalbutamol (levolin) is given 0.05mg/kg as dose. 5ml contains 1mg. So it will depend on the weight of your infant. For 10 kg baby 2.5ml can...

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My kid is 4 years and 7minths older and he is very much prone to congestion. Earlier we kept him on homeopathic traeatment but the effect of medicine was late and finally we decided to shift him on allopathy. Doctor suggested to use levoline and bridacort nebuliser whenever he feel congestion with particular sound like whistling during respiration. I am very much worried about my son health and want to know the side effects of both medicine if use it regularly.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Nebulisers are very safe.

Detailed Answer:
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Such symptoms usually occur due to viral infections and some children are more prone to such illnesses. Nebulisation is the best mode of management. Under usual circumstances nebulisation with normal...

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Hi Docs, I have given levolin nebulizer solution 0.63mg with budecort solution to my five month old baby by mistake. Doctor prescribed levolin 0.31mg. I am extremely worried. Can you please advise. Thanks in advance

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Observe for symptoms of side effect if any

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Welcome to HCM

I can understand your concern.
Levolin contains levosalbutamol.The inhalational dose is 0.1-0.2 mg/kg/dose.The toxic dose is 1 mg/kg.
The average weight of 5 month old baby is around 5-6 kg.
0.63 mg is...

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My daughter was having little cold from past 4 days. we only had noisy (thick) coming out so we gave Timinic once per day 5 ml in night and it was helping. From yesterday she started having little cough which increased by night.

We gave her dabur honeytus which appears to help. from her voice cough and cold can be inferred.

We have below cough syrup at home, please let me know which we can give and what dosage for how long?
1. Ambrodil-S Syrup
2. Levolin Syrup
3. Tossex Syrup

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Dosage mentioned.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Most often such symptoms are due to viral infections which last for 5-7 days irrespective of treatment. My suggestions for you would be:
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