What is Bambudil (Bambuterol) used for?
Bambudil (Bambuterol) is a short-acting beta 2 agonist prescribed to treat patients suffering from asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The medication operates by preventing airways from narrowing allowing easier and more comfortable respiration. It should be noted that this treatment is only meant to prevent attacks from occurring and should not be used in the event of an emergency. Your physician may also prescribe this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Bambudil (Bambuterol)?
Bambudil (Bambuterol) is typically administered once or twice each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your individual dosage and frequency of administration will be determined by your physician after observing your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a full glass of water. It is not recommended to crush, split, or chew the contents of the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Bambudil (Bambuterol)?
Side effects that may occur while using Bambudil (Bambuterol) include:
Contact your physician immediately if you encounter any symptoms that worry you or if more serious side effects appear including muscle cramps, irregular heartbeat, low blood potassium, trouble breathing, or intense nausea. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or reduced dosages to prevent more problems from appearing.
Do not begin using Bambudil (Bambuterol) if you have liver cirrhosis or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Also disclose if you have angina, diabetes, an overactive thyroid, diabetes, acute severe asthma, or irregular heart rates. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Bambudil (Bambuterol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.