|US Brand Name||Albuterol|
|Generic Name||Salbutamol Inhalation|
About the brand
Ventorlin Inhaler is brand of GSK and is available globally. GaloxaSmithKlin is one of the major pharmaceutical giants at world level and is known for its quality and medicines of high standards.
About the drug
Ventorlin Inhaler having salbutamol is drug for bronchodilation. It is a drug for bronchospasms and obstructive airways.
Manufacturer of the drug
GlaxoSmithKline is the manufacturer of the drug Ventorlin Inhaler.
Strength of the drug
Ventorlin Inhaler contains Salbutamol in 100 mcg strength.
Us equivalent brand
Ventolin is US brand equivalent to Ventorlin Inhaler.
Uses of the drug
The drug is used for Asthma, exercise induced asthma which is a condition in which airways obstruction results in. This leads to shortness of breath and suffocation. Ventorlin Inhaler helps to relieve the condition of asthma just in time.
How it works
Salbutamol is Beta 2 agonist and works by relaxing the muscles of lungs. Through relaxing the muscle of lungs it relieves bronchoconstriction which happens in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases.
How to take drug?
Take one or two puffs in a day. Do not overdose yourself.
One or two puffs is the recommended dosage form of Salbutamol the drug in Ventorlin inhaler.
How long should drug to be continued?
Take the drug as long as it has been recommended to you by your physician. Do not take it without or over the prescription period.
What if you miss the dosage?
Take the drug immediately as soon as you remember you have missed the dose. Skip the missed dose, if it’s about the time to take next dose. Avoid overdosing on the drug.
Drug interaction with other
More than 750 drug interactions haven noted with use of Salbutamol.
When not to take the drug
Do not take the drug if you are allergic to any one of the constituents of the drug.
Side effects of intake
Common known side effects associated with Salbutamol are tachycardia, hypersensitivity reactions, and tremor
If you have overdosed yourself seek immediate emergency help.
General info and precautions
- Keep it out of reach from children.
- Shake well before using the inhaler.
- Do not take it for a period more than the prescribed one
- Keep it in a cool place.
- Consult your doctor in case of emergency help or any details regarding the drug.