TULASI is useful in the promotion of optimum respiratory support. It also has antimicrobial, expectorant and anti-inflammatory properties which is useful in the respiratory tract infections.
Medication must always be taken as advised by your medical practitioner/physician. If you are unsure, then please contact your physician for precise instructions. On the other hand, the medicine label usually contains dosage instructions which also may be followed.
Tulasi may be taken with a meal or without a meal to prevent stomach problems.
A full glass of water when taken with Tulasi always ensures better absorption.
Medications are prescribed according to a dosage schedule which must be completed in order to reap the benefits of the treatment. Lapsed schedules render Tulasi ineffective. So, never stop in between unless advised by your physician.
One of the best ways to ensure that you do not miss out on a dose is to maintain a fixed regime for consuming Tulasi each day.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Tulasi being antimicrobial, expectorant and anti-inflammatory expectorant properties is useful in the respiratory tract infections.
You must maintain a schedule for taking the medicine at the same time each day so that you do not miss out on any doses. But, in the advent of a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember so that you can compensate for the loss of the dose.
But, then you may need to adjust your remaining doses accordingly. And if it is almost time for the next dose, then please skip the missed dose and continue with the normal schedule.
Never try to compensate for the missed dose by taking a double dose together. It may cause adverse effects.
Tulasi must be stored at a cool and dark place that prevents it from direct exposure to sunlight. It should also be protected from kids and pets. You can store it at room temperature.
If you are allergic to any ingredient in Tulasi (you may check medicine label) then please do not use it without consulting your doctor.
You must also avoid using Tulasi if you have conditions like you are pregnant or want to get pregnant in the near future and if you are less than 14 years of age.
If you are planning to have a baby or are pregnant already then you must seek advice from your doctor before using Tulasi. Discuss the effects and possible risks that Tulasi usage may have on the unborn baby.
If you are breast feeding your child, then too seek medical advice before using Tulasi. Some drugs may be excreted in the breast milk and may harm the baby.