Ventorlin CFC Free Inhaler 100 Mcg/18 Mg
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About Ventorlin CFC Free Inhaler 100 Mcg/18 Mg
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) and Asthma are two problems treated by Ventorlin inhalers.
The active ingredient of the Inhaler is Salbutamol. It flexes the strain in the airway muscles and improves airflow in the lung.
GSK is the manufacturer of Ventorlin CFC Inhalers.
Uses of CFC Free Medicine
Ventorlin Inhaler comes from the group of fast-acting Bronchodilators, also known as relievers.
They are used in the treatment of the following conditions-
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- Constriction of airways
- Uncomplicated preterm labor
Work of CFC Medicine
CFC Free Inhaler consists of a significant amount of Salbutamol. It relaxes the muscles in the airways and increases air influx to the lungs.
Hence, helping the person with breathing difficulties.
There are some alternatives which can also be taken at the place of CFC medicine.
How to take the medicine
You need to shake your Ventorlin device before you use it.
The usual dose of Ventorlin inhalation is two inhalations that span four to six hours.
To prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm, use the inhalation 15 to 30 minutes before exercising. The effects of CFC free last up to four to six hours.
However, it would help if you used the inhalation precisely as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take the medication in a larger dose.
Always keep your inhaler clean. It would help if you kept cleaning the plastic actuator at least once a week.
Ventorlin CFC Free may have specific common side effects which may or may not require strict medical attention. Some of the side effects are-
- Shaking and trembling of arms and feet
- Difficulty in breathing and sleeping
- Swelling of face, tongue, lips, eyelids, hands, and feet
- Agitation and anxiety
- Muscle pain and cramps
- Difficulty in passing the urine
- Electrolyte Imbalance
- Skin rashes and spotting
- Behavioral Changes
- Increased Glucose Level in Blood
All drugs react differently depending on the person. Before starting any medicine, you should check all the possible interactions with your doctor.
- Atenolol and Propranolol
- Drugs Used for Depression-like Amitriptyline
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Kidney disease
There are some general precautions that need to be kept in mind while using this medicine-
- Keep the drug out of the child's sight
- Wipe the Inhaler's mouthpiece with every use
- Please do not use the product once it crosses the expiry date. Read the information before using the product
- Consult your medical professional for the medication's time, dose, and strength
Store the Ventorlin CFC Free Inhaler at a cool temperature in the dark, clean and dry place. Do not refrigerate the contents.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is CFC in an inhaler?
CFCs are used as fuels (spray) to stir the medicine out of the inhaler to make the patients breathe the medicine dust into their lungs.
Is Salamol CFC free the same as Ventolin?
Salamol consists of the same medication as Ventolin and is used in a similar way. So, you can continue using your inhaler in the same way.
Which is stronger, Ventolin or salbutamol?
There was no major difference found in the bronchodilator response to salbutamol, whether delivered as Salamol or Ventolin.