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Frequently asked questions
Q. Is albuterol a steroid or a corticosteroid?
Albuterol is not a steroid or a corticosteroid
Q. Is it addictive?
No it is not an addictive
Q. Is albuterol safe and over the counter?
Albuterol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. Albuterol is not available over-the-counter. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner
Q. Does albuterol make you sleepy?
Albuterol can cause sleepiness as a rare side effect
Q. Is albuterol the same as Ventolin?
Albuterol and ventolin belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Can I take albuterol for bronchitis, coughing, chest congestion, pneumonia, croup (respiratory infection caused by a virus)?
Albuterol is mainly used in asthma. It is good in the treatment of chest congestion and can prevent getting pneumonia
Q. Can I take albuterol and Advair?
Using albuterol and Advair together can increase heart related side effects
Q. Can I take albuterol with prednisone?
Concomitant use of albuterol and prednisolone may result in hypokalaemia (deficiency of potassium in the blood)
Q. Can I take albuterol with Symbicort?
Using albuterol with symbicort may increase heart related side effects such as increased heart rate, blood pressure or irregular heart rhythm.