Ventar

Ventar

salbutamol

Manufacturer:

GXI

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Salbutamol sulfate
Indications/Uses
Relief of bronchospasm in bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, emphysema & other reversible obstructive pulmonary diseases.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult 4 mg. Childn >12 yr 2-4 mg, 6-12 yr 2 mg, 2-6 yr 1-2 mg. All doses to be taken every 6-8 hr. Syr Adult 10 mL. Childn >12 yr 5-10 mL, 6-12 yr 5 mL, 2-6 yr 2.5-5 mL. All doses to be taken every 6-8 hr. Nebulizing soln Adult & adolescent Initially 2.5-5 mg by wet inhalation, up to qid. Severe airway obstruction Up to 40 mg/day w/ strict medical supervision.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Thyrotoxicosis. Cardiac arrhythmias, coronary insufficiency, HTN, ischemic heart disease, DM, hyperthyroidism, ketoacidosis, pheochromocytoma, sensitivity to sympathomimetics. Concomitant use w/ anesth cyclopropane or halothane; cardiac glycosides, quinidine or TCAs. Pregnancy (1st trimester).
Adverse Reactions
Fine tremor of skeletal muscle particularly the hands, nausea, pounding heartbeat, nervousness or restlessness. In large doses, slight tachycardia, peripheral vasodilation & headache, tensed feeling.
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.
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
Ventar syr 2 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (P71.87/bottle)
Form
Ventar nebulizing soln 1 mg/mL
Packing/Price
15 mL x 1's (P80.67/container);30 mL x 1's (P137.54/container)
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Form
Ventar tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P2.41/tab)
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