Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler

Prescription Required


Uses of Salbair Transhaler

Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Salbair Transhaler side effects

  • Palpitations
  • Nervousness
  • Increased heart rate
  • Tremor
  • Cough

How to use Salbair Transhaler

Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.

How Salbair Transhaler works

Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

Salbair Transhaler related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Salbair Transhaler?

If you miss a dose of Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler is used to relieve symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness.
  • The inhalers are called 'reliever' inhalers as they give you quick relief from breathing problems. 
  • Always keep the inhaler upright during loading of the dose and administration steps.
  • If you feel a slightly sweet tasting powder in your mouth after inhaling, you have received the dose and the active substance has reached your lungs.
  • Always replace the inhaler cap after you have used the inhaler.
  • Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • If you need to use Salbair 100 mcg Transhaler more than 3 times a week, it could be a sign that your breathing problem is not well controlled. Talk to your doctor about it.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart diseases or if you experience heart racing, headache, or chest pain.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Salbair with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone, Rigapred
Brand(s): Austril
Brand(s): Stacort
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Salbair

I have bronchitis type problem. I dont know whether it is acute brochtis or chronic bronchitis or allergic rhintis.Its been 2013 nov since i have been suffering from it.Initially problem started with sore throat all round the year. And thread like sputum or ball like sputum at times when i study late nights and early mrng.I becom allergic to dust and food tadka ( i m sensitive to them occasionly ) like in oct nov and feb march april.I have shortness of breath occasionly sometimes at home sitting ideal at 6-9 pm and after inhaling dust or khane ka tadka.initially sputum starts to come out then shortness of breath occurs.sometimes during early workouts.But all these happens from october to april.Last year from may to mid october i dont get a single problem and have a stamina of 5 km jogging without any problem.i m physically active guy and think i would not get the problem now but then after mid October i suffered shotness of breathI have consulted approximately 10 doctors and none of them exactly told me from which i m suffering from.It is copd or asthama or bronchtis or rhinitisI m all round the year suffer from kitchen tadka and allergic to dust sometimes in a yearI m taking formonide 400 and salbair I when suffered shortness of breath.
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Diabetes Specialist
With your complain it's look like you have allergic problem it may be asthma or bronchitis To prevent it, you avoid any exposure to dust, tadka
I am suffering from asthma. Any treatment here for fix this problem.Please give me remedy for asthma.thanx
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatmentDo yoga on daily baisis
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Q. Does Salbair relieve symptoms of coughing, wheezing, and breathlessness?

Yes, Salbair is effective in relieving acute symptoms of coughing, wheezing, and breathlessness.

Q. Does Salbair cause drowsiness/ increased heart rate/ increase blood pressure/ weight gain?

Salbair may cause light headedness, increased heart rate or increased blood pressure; however it is not known to cause drowsiness or weight gain. Consult your doctor if you experience any of such side effects.

Q. Is Salbair a steroid/ an antibiotic/ a cough syrup/ a betablocker/ contains steroid/ addictive/ a rescue inhaler?

Salbair (also available as Asthalin, Ventolin, Albuterol) is a beta receptor agonist used to prevent and treat wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a rescue inhaler for asthma. It is not a steroid or contains steroid or an antibiotic. It is not an addictive drug

Q. Does Salbair need prescription?

Yes. Salbair is available only by prescription

Q. Is Salbair safe/ safe for babies?

Salbair is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Aug 2018.
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