Actimed Salbutamol

Actimed Salbutamol

salbutamol

Manufacturer:

Stallion Labs

Distributor:

Actimed

Marketer:

Ambica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Salbutamol sulfate
Indications/Uses
Bronchospasm associated w/ bronchial asthma, emphysema & chronic bronchitis & other conditions associated w/ reversible airways obstructions; premature labour.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 2-4 mg tid-qid. Childn 6-12 yr 2 mg tid or qid, 2-6 yr 1-2 mg tid or qid. Elderly Initially lower dose should be given.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Hyperthyroidism & cardiac disease. Concomitant or w/in 14 days after discontinuation of MAOIs. Pregnancy (prevention of premature labor associated w/ toxemia of pregnancy or ante partum hemorrhage; threatened abortion during 1st & 2nd trimesters). Lactation.
Special Precautions
Hyperthyroidism, CV disease, myocardial insufficiency, arrhythmias, susceptibility to QT interval prolongation, occlusive vascular disorders, HTN or aneurysm & DM; closed-angle glaucoma. Hypokalemia (high doses). Tachyphylaxis w/ resistance (prolonged use of high dose). Avoid excessive doses. Tolerance may develop. Monitor K conc in severe asthma. Concomitant use w/ halogenated anesth & antihypertensive therapy.
Adverse Reactions
Fine tremor of skeletal muscle (particularly hands), palpitations & muscle cramps; tachycardia, nervous tension, hypokalemia, headache & peripheral vasodilation (large doses); anxiety, fever, restlessness, insomnia, confusion, irritability, weakness, psychotic states, decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting; difficulty in micturition, urinary retention, dyspnea, altered metabolism, sweating, hypersalivation. Hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of hypokalemia w/ corticosteroids, diuretics or xanthines.
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
Actimed Salbutamol tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Actimed Salbutamol tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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