Ventolin Tablet/Sirup

Ventolin Tablet/Sirup

salbutamol

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline Indonesia
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Salbutamol sulfate
Indications/Uses
Relief of bronchospasm in bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis & emphysema.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab/syr Adult 4 mg (two 2-mg tab or 10 mL syr) 3-4 times daily. If inadequate bronchodilation, each single dose may be gradually increased up to 8 mg or 20 mL syr. Elderly patient or those known to be sensitive to β-adrenergic stimulating drugs Initially 2 mg 3-4 times daily. Childn >12 yr 2-4 mg (one to two 2-mg tab or 5-10 mL syr); 6-12 yr 2 mg (one 2-mg tab or 5 mL syr); 2-6 yr 1-2 mg (½ to one 2-mg tab or 2.5-5 mL syr). Doses are to be taken 3-4 times daily.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Special Precautions
Thyrotoxicosis, hypokalemia. Monitor K serum level. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Tremor, palpitations, headache, peripheral vasodilation, tachycardia, muscle cramps.
Drug Interactions
Salbutamol & nonselective β-blockers eg, propranolol.
ATC Classification
R03CC02 - salbutamol ; Belongs to the class of adrenergics for systemic use, selective beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists. Used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ventolin Sirup syr 2 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's
Form
Ventolin tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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