Ventolin HFA(Albuterol (Salbutamol) Sulfate)
Marketed as Ventolin Evohaler 100mcg/Inh in United Kingdom
Please Note: Ventolin 100mcg is equivalent to Ventolin 90mcg in USA. The amount of medicine delivered is identical. The strength is simply measured at a different point in the device.
What is a generic medication?
Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
Please Note: Albuterol is known as Salbutamol outside of the US. Albuterol 90mcg from the US is equivalent to salbutamol 100mcg from Canada and the UK. It is the same medication. This product does not have a dose counter
Please Note: Albuterol is known as Salbutamol outside of the US. Albuterol 90mcg from the US is equivalent to salbutamol 100mcg from Canada and the UK. It is the same medication.
Ventolin HFA Drug Information
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Ventolin HFA Overview
Albuterol (also known as salbutamol) is used to prevent and treat wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). It is also used to prevent asthma brought on by exercise. It is a quick-relief drug. Albuterol belongs to a class of drugs known as bronchodilators. It works by relaxing the muscles around the airways so that they open up and you can breathe more easily. Controlling symptoms of breathing problems can decrease time lost from work or school.
How to Use Ventolin HFA
Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using Ventolin HFA and each time you get a refill. Follow the illustrated directions for the proper use of Ventolin HFA and proper cleaning of the mouthpiece. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Shake the canister well before using. Follow the instructions for test sprays in the air if you are using a canister for the first time or if you have not used it for 2 weeks or more, or if the inhaler has been dropped. A fine mist is a sign that the inhaler is working properly. Avoid spraying the medication in your eyes. Inhale Ventolin HFA by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Dosage of Ventolin HFA is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use Ventolin HFA more often than prescribed without your doctor's approval. Using too much of Ventolin HFA will increase your risk of serious (possibly fatal) side effects. If you are using Ventolin HFA to prevent asthma brought on by exercise, inhale as directed by your doctor, usually 2 puffs 15 to 30 minutes before exercise. It is recommended that you use a spacer device with Ventolin HFA. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. If two inhalations are prescribed, wait at least 1 minute between them. If you are using other inhalers at the same time, wait at least 1 minute between the use of each medication. Always have this quick-relief inhaler with you. Keep track of the number of inhalations you use, and discard the inhaler after you have used the labeled number of inhalations on the product package. Also count test sprays used to prime the inhaler. Learn which of your inhalers you should use every day (controller drugs) and which you should use if your breathing suddenly worsens (quick-relief drugs). Ask your doctor ahead of time what you should do if you have new or worsening cough or shortness of breath, wheezing, increased sputum, worsening peak flow meter readings, waking up at night with trouble breathing, if you use your quick-relief inhaler more often (more than 2 days a week), or if your quick-relief inhaler does not seem to be working well. Learn when you can treat sudden breathing problems by yourself and when you must get medical help right away. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen.
Ventolin HFA Precautions
Before using albuterol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have had a serious reaction to similar drugs (such as levalbuterol, metaproterenol, terbutaline); or if you have any other allergies. Ventolin HFA may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Ventolin HFA, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,heart problems (such as irregular heartbeat, angina, heart attack), high blood pressure, seizure. Ventolin HFA may make you dizzy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). During pregnancy, Ventolin HFA should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if Ventolin HFA passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Ventolin HFA Misdose
If you are using Ventolin HFA on a prescribed schedule and miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Ventolin HFA Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Albuterol is very similar to levalbuterol. Do not use medications containing levalbuterol while using albuterol.
Ventolin HFA Side Effects
Nervousness, shaking (tremor), headache, mouth/throat dryness or irritation, changes in taste, cough, nausea or dizziness may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that Ventolin HFA has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Ventolin HFA do not have serious side effects. Ventolin HFA may raise your blood pressure. Check your blood pressure regularly and tell your doctor if the results are high. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects,fast/pounding heartbeat. Get medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects,chest pain, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, confusion. Rarely, Ventolin HFA has caused severe (rarely fatal), sudden worsening of breathing problems/asthma (paradoxical bronchospasm). If you experience sudden wheezing, get medical help right away. A very serious allergic reaction to Ventolin HFA is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction,rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Ventolin HFA Storage
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. It is best to store the inhaler with the mouthpiece down. Different brands of Ventolin HFA have different storage needs. Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Do not puncture the canister or expose it to high heat or open flame. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Ventolin HFA when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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