Generic Name - Albuterol/Salbutamol
Category - Bronchodilator, Anti-asthmatic medication
Relief of bronchopasm
Generic for Proventil* is indicated for the prevention and relief of bronchopasm associated with reversible obstructive airway disease such as asthma. Generic for Proventil* works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing. Generic for Proventil* Inhaler improves your breathing by relaxing the muscles in the airways.
Generic for Proventil* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Proventil* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Proventil* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment condition.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Proventil* It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Proventil* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic for Proventil*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Proventil* for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is two inhalations four times a day. Patients may take additional inhalations as required; however, the total number of inhalations should not exceed 12 in 24 hours.
Generic for Proventil* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Proventil* side Effects include difficulty breathing, wheezing, dizziness, chest pain, fast heartbeat (pounding), or irregular heartbeat,
headache (severe), muscle cramps, numbness in fingers or toes, skin rash or hives,
Swelling of the lips, tongue or face and vomiting.
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 Proventil*.
Generic for Proventil* and Pregnancy
There are no adequate and well controlled study of Generic for Proventil* in pregnant women. However animal studies show some fetal injuries. Generic for Proventil* should be used during the pregnancy only if the potential benefit justify the potential risk to the fetus.
Generic for Proventil* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Proventil* passes into human milk. Anyways necessary caution is advised before nursing babies.
Generic for Proventil* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Proventil* inhaler in children over 2 years of age group are substantially similar to that of adult patients. The recommended dose for the pediatric population is based upon efficacy and safety in children.
Generic for Proventil* and Geriatric
No overall differences in safety or effectiveness were observed between younger patients and patients above 65 years. However, greater sensitivity exhibited by some older individuals cannot be ruled out.
The above information about Generic for Proventil* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.