Monthly Archives: February 2011

Asthalin Expectorant

Company: Cipla Ltd. Generic Drug: Salbutamol + Guaiphenesin. Indication: Cough related with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders where expectoration co-exists with bronchospasm and mucous plugging. Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to salbutamol. Dosage & Administration: Available as oral syrup. Adults: … Continue reading

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Asthafen

Company: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd Generic Drug: Ketotifen (Mast Cell Stabilizer). Indication: Prophylaxis of bronchial asthma to minimize the frequency and severity of asthma attacks. It is also useful in other allergic conditions including rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, atopic dermatitis, and urticaria. … Continue reading

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Astelong

Company: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Generic Drug: Astemizole (non sedative anti-histamine). Indication: Rhinitis, hay fever, seasonal allergy symptoms i.e. runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation, and red, irritated & itching eyes and allergic skin diseases. Contraindication: Hypersensitivity, Porphyria. Dosage & Administration: Available … Continue reading

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Asmapax Depot

Company: Nicholas Piramal Ltd. Generic Drug: Ephedrine + Theophylline + Phenobarbitone. Indication: Chronic asthma and other disease with bronchospasm. Prophylaxis of acute asthma attacks. Contraindication: Cardiovascular diseases, hyperthyroidism, prostatic hypertrophy, severe hypertension, glaucoma, severe pulmonary insufficiency (i.e. emphysema). Dosage & … Continue reading

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Aminophylline

Company: GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), Hindustan Pharma and Shalina Laboratories. Generic Drug: Aminophylline (it is a mixture of the bronchodilator theophylline with ethylenediamine). Indication: Acute attacks of asthma, status asthmaticus. It is safer than adrenaline in case of status asthmaticus with heart … Continue reading

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