SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for SALBUTAMOL RESP NA SOLUTION

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
13.27
10 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for SALBUTAMOL RESP

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION

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Uses of SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION

Salbutamol resp solution is used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd).
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Side effects of SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION

Common

Cough, Respiratory tract inflammation, Throat irritation, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Respiratory tract infection.

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How to use SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION works

The Salbutamol resp solution works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION

Expert advice for SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION

  • Use salbutamol inhalation exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
  • Always keep the inhaler upright during the loading of the dose and administration steps.
  • If you can feel a slightly sweet tasting powder in your mouth after inhaling, you have received the dose and the active substance has reached your lungs.
  • During use, regularly wipe the mouthpiece with a fibre-free tissue or soft cloth.
  • Always replace the inhaler cap after you have used the inhaler.
  • Always tell your doctor if you suffer from an over active thyroid gland.
  • Take special precaution if you experience chest pains.
  • Take special care with salbutamol if you suffer from any disease of the heart.
Warnings
Special precautions for SALBUTAMOL RESP SOLUTION
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Salbutamol resp solution 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for SALBUTAMOL RESP NA SOLUTION

Frequently asked questions for Salbutamol

Q. Is salbutamol a steroid/ an antibiotic/ a cough syrup/ a betablocker/ contains steroid/ addictive/ a rescue inhaler?
Salbutamol (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 salbutamol need prescription?
Yes. Salbutamol is available only by prescription
Q. Is salbutamol safe/ safe for babies?
Salbutamol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does salbutamol cause drowsiness/ increased heart rate/ increase blood pressure/ weight gain?
Salbutamol 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 such side effects.
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