Generic Name: Salbutamol sulfate
Product Name: Salbutamol Inhalation Solution
Treatment and prevention of asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease (chronic bronchitis and emphysema). Salbutamol Inhalation Solution is useful in patients who are unable to use standard oral pressurised inhalers eg. young children.
Salbutamol relieves asthma by relaxing muscles within the airways (bronchodilation) making it easier to breath.
Salbutamol Inhalation Solution must be used in an efficient nebulising device. Please see your doctor for directions. Not to be injected or swallowed.
Solution may be inhaled diluted or direct in an intermittent or continuous administration pattern.
Dosage is adjustable by weight for children â??please see prescribing notes for details.
Notify doctor if symptoms do not dissipate upon use of nebuliser, if symptoms reappear within 3 hours of use or if nebuliser is being used in increasing amounts.
Common side effects
Tremor, changes in blood pressure, increased heart rate
Uncommon side effects
Headaches, nausea, palpitions, sensation of warmth, cardiac arrhythmias, muscle cramps, allergic reactions, mouth and throat irritation with inhaled salbutamol.
For further information talk to your doctor.