Generic Name - Albuterol (salbutamol)
Category - Bronchodilator, Anti-asthmatic medication
Relief of bronchopasm
Generic for Ventolin* is indicated for the prevention and relief of bronchopasm associated with reversible obstructive airway disease such as asthma. Ventolin* works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing. Ventolin* Inhale
Generic for Ventolin* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Ventolin* 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 Ventolin* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the
Generic for Ventolin* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericVentolin*
The usual dosage pf Generic for Ventolin* for adults and children 12 years of age and older is 2.5 mg administered three to four times daily by nebulization. More frequent administration or higher doses are not recommended.
Generic for Ventolin* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Ventolin* side Effects include skin rash or hives, swelling of the tongue, face, or lips with difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness and tightening of the throat (angioedema).
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 Ventolin*.
Generic for Ventolin* and Pregnancy
There are no adequate and well controlled study of Generic for Ventolin* in pregnant women. However animal studies show some fetal injuries. Ventolin* should be used during the pregnancy only if the potential benefit justify the potential risk to the fetus.
Generic for Ventolin* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Ventolin* passes into human milk. Anyways necessary caution is advised before nursing babies.
Generic for Ventolin* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Ventolin* 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 Ventolin* 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 Ventolin* 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