Beximco Pharma


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Concise Prescribing Info
Salbutamol sulphate
Treatment & prophylaxis of bronchial asthma & for treatment of reversible airway obstruction associated w/ bronchitis & emphysema. Relief of attacks of acute dyspnoea & may be taken prophylactically before exertion to prevent exercise-induced asthma. Bronchospasm w/ coexisting heart disease or HTN.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & elderly Acute bronchospasm & intermittent episodes of asthma 1-2 inhalation as a single dose. Chronic maintenance or prophylactic therapy 2 inhalations tds-qds. Prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm 2 inhalations before exertion. Childn Relief of acute bronchospasm, management of episodic asthma & prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm 1 inhalation. Routine maintenance & prophylaxis 1 inhalation tds-qds, may be increased to 2 inhalations tds-qds if necessary.
Hypersensitivity. Threatened abortion during 1st or 2nd trimester of pregnancy. Management of premature labor.
Special Precautions
Seek advise in the event of previously effective dose of inhaler failing to give relief for at least 3 hr. Thyrotoxicosis.
Adverse Reactions
Mild tremor & headache reported rarely. Discontinue use if paradoxical bronchospasm occurs.
ATC Classification
R03AC02 - salbutamol ; Belongs to the class of adrenergic inhalants, selective beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists. Used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Azmasol inhaler 100 mcg/dose
200 dose x 1's
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