Ventolin Nebules

Ventolin Nebules

salbutamol

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline Indonesia
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Salbutamol sulfate
Indications/Uses
Management & prevention of asthma attack. Routine management of chronic bronchospasm unresponsive to conventional therapy; acute severe asthma (status asthmaticus).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn Initially 2.5 mg, then may be increased to 5 mg. May be repeated 4 times daily. Severe airways obstruction Adult Up to 40 mg/day.
Contraindications
Not appropriate for threatened abortion & uncomplicated premature labor.
Special Precautions
Thyrotoxicosis, hypokalemia. Particularly in acute severe asthma, in concomitant w/ xanthine derivatives, steroids & diuretics & by hypoxia. Monitor serum K levels in case of hypokalemia. Acute closed-angle glaucoma when combined w/ anticholinergics eg, ipratropium Br. Avoid eyes from getting contact w/ the soln or mist. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Tremor, headache, tachycardia.
Drug Interactions
Salbutamol & nonselective β-blocking drugs eg, propranolol; MAOIs.
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 Nebules nebulizer soln 2.5 mg/2.5 mL
Packing/Price
4 × 5 × 1's
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