What is Salbutamol?
Salbutamol Inhaler is used for Respiratory disease, Asthma, Lung disorder and other conditions. Salbutamol Inhaler may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Salbutamol Inhaler contains Salbutamol as an active ingredient.
Salbutamol Inhaler works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the small airways in the lungs.
Salbutamol Inhaler Uses
Salbutamol Inhaler is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Respiratory disease
· Lung disorder
Salbutamol Inhaler – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Salbutamol Inhaler. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Tightness in the chest
· Hyperactivity in children
· Shortness of breath
· Difficulty breathing
· Increased blood flow to your extremities
· Skin rash
· Irregular heartbeat
· Feeling shaky
· Salbutamol Inhaler Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Salbutamol Inhaler improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Relaxing the muscles in the walls of the small airways in the lungs.
Salbutamol Inhaler – Precautions & How to Use
Before using Salbutamol Inhaler, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Always keep the inhaler upright during the loading of the dose
· Always replace the inhaler cap after use
· Consult your doctor if you have overactive thyroid gland
· Do not use for longer than recommended
· During use, regularly wipe the mouthpiece with a fibre-free tissue
· Hypertensive ischaemic heart disease
· Take precaution if you experience chest pains or heart disease