Ventolin Inhaler

Ventolin Inhaler

salbutamol

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline Indonesia
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Salbutamol sulfate
Indications/Uses
Relief medication of mild, moderate or severe asthma. Management & prevention of asthma attack.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Relief of acute bronchospasm Adult 100 or 200 mcg. Childn 100 mcg. Prevention of allergen- or exercise-induced bronchospasm Adult 200 mcg before challenge. Childn 100 mcg before challenge & may be increased to 200 mcg. Chronic therapy Adult & childn Up to 200 mcg 4 times daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Not appropriate for threatened abortion.
Special Precautions
Thyrotoxicosis, hypokalemia. Particularly in acute severe asthma, in concomitant w/ xanthine derivatives, steroids & diuretics. Monitor serum K levels. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Tremor, headache, tachycardia.
Drug Interactions
Salbutamol & nonselective β-blocking drugs eg, propranolol; MAOIs.
MIMS Class
Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations
ATC Classification
R03AC02 - salbutamol ; Belongs to the class of adrenergic inhalants, selective beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists. Used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ventolin Inhaler 100 mcg/puff
Packing/Price
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