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What is Bambuterol used for?

Bambuterol oral medication is used to treat asthma. It is a long-acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist that treats bronchospasms (breathing difficulties). This drug works by widening the airways, which makes breathing easier. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Bambuterol?

The dosage of Bambuterol prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Bambuterol?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Bambuterol 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 Bambuterol?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Bambuterol, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Bambuterol?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Bambuterol.

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 Bambuterol, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Bambuterol can interact with beta-blockers.

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 Bambuterol?

Like other medicines, Bambuterol can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Bambuterol 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 Bambuterol cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Bambuterol develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Bambuterol can cause side effects such as headache, restlessness, and difficulty sleeping. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Bambuterol.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Bambuterol?

Is it possible for me to take Bambuterol with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Bambuterol?
What are the possible drug interactions of Bambuterol?
How will Bambuterol work in my body?
How should Bambuterol be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Bambuterol 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 Bambuterol is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.


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