Salbutamol: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Composition & More - Zoylo
INFORMATION ABOUT SALBUTAMOL
SALBUTAMOL is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways which makes breathing easier. SALBUTAMOL is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD).
• Muscle cramp
• Increased heart rate
• Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SALBUTAMOL
• Take SALBUTAMOL irrespective of meals on an empty stomach for better results.
• If you are taking SALBUTAMOL tablet orally you may experience uneven heartbeats, incase you feel severe discomfort inform your doctor immediately.
• If you are taking SALBUTAMOL inhaler and if you have taken a dose of two puffs, then you should wait four hours before taking another dose. It is not recommended to take more than eight puffs in 24 hours.
• SALBUTAMOL should not be used in patients who have a history of allergy to milk proteins.
• Keep SALBUTAMOL inhalers asceptically in a cool and dry place. Make sure the mouth piece is dry and capped. Do not share inhalers. Change your inhalers every 3-6 months for best results.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q) Are SALBUTAMOL and albuterol same? A) SALBUTAMOL is also known as albuterol and marketed as Ventolin among other names, is a medication that opens up the medium and large airways in the lungs. SALBUTAMOL is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Q) How does SALBUTAMOL work? A) SALBUTAMOL is a bronchodilator. It works in the airways by opening breathing passages and relaxing the muscles. This helps in treating wheezing and shortness of breathing problems such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Q) How often can I take SALBUTAMOL? A) SALBUTAMOL usually available in tablet form taken by mouth. The tablets are usually taken 3 times a day, once every 6 hours. Follow the directions and instructions on the prescription. Please contact your doctor if you have any doubts regarding prescription.
Q) Is SALBUTAMOL sedative in nature? A) SALBUTAMOL is not a sedative drug. However, it has been known to cause drowsiness as a side effect. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive sedation(drowsiness) as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.