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Ventolin Respirator Solution and Nebules

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Generic Name: Salbutamol sulfate
Product Name: Ventolin Respirator Solution and Nebules

Indication

Treatment and prevention of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (chronic bronchitis and emphysema). Ventolin Respirator Solution and Nebules are useful in patients who are unable to use standard oral pressurised inhalers eg. young children.

Action

Salbutamol relieves asthma by relaxing muscles within the airways (bronchodilation) making it easier to breath.

Dose advice

  • Ventolin Respirator Solution and Nebules 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.
  • 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.

Schedule

S4

Common side effects

  • Tremor
  • changes in blood pressure
  • increased heart rate

Uncommon side effects

 

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 30 December, 2015

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