is a prescription drug used to treat asthma attacks in patients 4 years and
older. Asthma is a long-term disease that causes breathing difficulties. Those
difficulties occur due to one of the components of asthma: inflammation
(swelling, mucus is being built up in the airways) and constriction of airway
(tightening of the muscles near the airway). Ventolin helps to prevent symptoms
like coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing.
Ventolin inhalation aerosol can be used with or without steroid treatment. The
drug belongs to a category of medications known as bronchodilators.These are
drugs that relax bronchial muscles. Albuterol works by opening breathing
passages and relaxing bronchial muscles.
room temperature between 20 and 25°C.
Directions for use:
before using. Inhale the medication as instructed by doctor, usually every 4 to
6 hours. Dosage is dependent on your medical condition and response to
If you are
using Albuterol to prevent asthma brought on by physical activity, inhale two
puffs 15 to 30 minutes before the exercise. Wait at least 1 minute between each
Increased blood pressure
DO NOT increase the dose of the drug unless instructed by your
doctor: excessive use can be fatal
Avoid eye region while spraying the medication
Limit alcohol beverages while taking the drug
● Weigh all risks and
benefits of the drug before using it during pregnancy or breastfeeding period