Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol) | Generic Ventolin Inhaler
What is Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol) | Generic Ventolin Inhaler used for?
Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol), also known as Generic Ventolin inhaler is a type of bronchodilator used to treat the symptoms of asthma, such as wheezing, tightness in the chest and breathlessness. It is also used to treat bronchospasm in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and to prevent difficulties breathing caused by exercising. This medication works by relaxing muscles in the airways, which then helps the air to flow into and out of the lungs, thereby making it easier to breathe.
How should I use Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol) | Generic Ventolin Inhaler?
Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol) should be inhaled orally, using the metered dose inhaler provided. Patients should insert the inhaler into the mouth, administer the spray by pushing down on the canister, and then inhale the contents, after which they should hold their breath for 10 seconds before slowly exhaling. Patients using this medication to treat or prevent symptoms are sometimes directed to use this inhaler every 4 to 6 hours, and those using it to prevent breathing difficulty caused by exercise should use it 15 to 30 minutes prior to exercising. You should always consult your physician before taking this medication, and never exceed the prescribed dosage.
What are the side effects of Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol) | Generic Ventolin Inhaler?
Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol) may cause some side effects to occur, such as:
Patients who notice a worsening or persistence of any of these side effects should immediately consult their physician. Other more serious side effects requiring immediate medical attention include pain in the chest, an uneven heart beat or muscular weakness.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ventorlin Inhaler (Salbutamol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially diabetes, heart problems or high blood pressure, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.