- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Cabaser* used for?
Generic for Cabaser* (Albuterol (Salbutamol)) is an inhalation medication used to prevent and treat lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This drug belongs to a class of medications called bronchodilators. It relaxes muscles in the airways as well as increases air flow to the lungs, and thus makes breathing easier. Generic for Cabaser* improves asthma symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing, chronic cough and chest tightness. This medication is also used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Cabaser*?
The dosage of Generic for Cabaser* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Cabaser*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
The recommended oral dosage of Generic for Cabaser* respiratory solution is usually 100 mcg four times a day and that of Generic for Cabaser* capsule 50 mcg twice a day.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Cabaser*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Cabaser* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Cabaser*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Cabaser*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are nervousness, dry mouth, irregular heart rate, nausea, chest pain, sweating, seizures, and tremors.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Cabaser*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Cabaser*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic Generic for Cabaser*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Cabaser* can interact with MAO inhibitors, asthma medications, beta-blockers, diuretics, and antidepressants.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Cabaser*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Cabaser* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Cabaser* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Cabaser* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Cabaser* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
The common side effects of Generic for Cabaser* are insomnia, headache, dizziness, nervousness, cough, muscle pain, and diarrhea. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are irregular heartbeat, chest pain, difficulty breathing, very high blood pressure and swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Cabaser*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Cabaser*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Cabaser* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Cabaser*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Cabaser*?
How will Generic for Cabaser* work in my body?
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How to reduce the risk of Generic for Cabaser* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Cabaser* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.