Q. Is Salmeter 120mg Inhaler a steroid inhaler/ a bronchodilator/ beta blocker?
Salmeter 120mg Inhaler belongs to a class of medications called long-acting beta agonists (LABAs). It works by relaxing and opening air passages in the lungs, making it easier to breathe. It is not a steroid; however it is available in combination with steroids as an inhaler. It is not a beta blocker
Q. How quickly does Salmeter 120mg Inhaler work?
Salmeter 120mg Inhaler will not work quickly enough to relieve an asthma attack that has already started; it is used for prevention of asthma attack. Your doctor may prescribe another inhaler (a shorter-acting bronchodilator), if you get an attack
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.