VENTOLIN is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its components.
Non-IV formulations of salbutamol must not be used to arrest uncomplicated premature labour or threatened abortion.
Accuhaler: VENTOLIN ACCUHALER is contraindicated in patients with severe milk-protein allergy.
Solution for Intravenous Infusion: VENTOLIN Solution for Intravenous Infusion is contraindicated in the following conditions: Any condition at a gestational age <22 weeks; As a tocolytic agent in patients with pre-existing ischaemic heart disease or those patients with significant
risk factors for ischaemic heart disease; Threatened abortion during the 1st and 2nd trimester; Any condition of the mother or foetus in which prolongation of the pregnancy is hazardous, e.g. severe toxaemia, intrauterine infection, vaginal bleeding resulting from placenta praevia, eclampsia or severe preeclampsia, placental abruption or cord compression; Intrauterine foetal death, known lethal congenital or lethal chromosomal malformation.
VENTOLIN Solution for Intravenous Infusion is also contraindicated in any pre-existing medical conditions with which a betamimetic would have an untoward effect e.g. pulmonary hypertension and cardiac disorders such as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy or any type of obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract, e.g. aortic stenosis.