Ventolin Accuhaler contains a medicine called Salbutamol which belongs to a group of medicines called fast-acting bronchodilators. Bronchodilators help the airways in your lungs to stay open. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. They help to relieve chest tightness, wheezing and cough.
Ventolin Accuhaler is used to treat breathing problems in people with asthma and similar conditions. This includes relieving and preventing asthma brought on by exercise or other triggers. These are things, which bring on asthma symptoms in some people. Common triggers include house dust, pollen, cats, dogs and cigarette smoke.
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Adults, adolescents aged 12 years and over and children 4 to 11 years of age:to relieve asthma: One inhalation (200 micrograms), to prevent asthma: One inhalation (200 micrograms) 10 to 15 minutes before exercise or exposure to a trigger. The maximum dose is one inhalation (200 micrograms) four times a day.
The active substance is Salbutamol Sulfate. The other ingredient is Lactose. Each blister contains 200 micrograms of Salbutamol Sulfate.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.
Common (affect between 1 in 10 and 1 in 100 people)
- Shaking, usually of the hands (tremor).
- Faster than normal heartbeat (tachycardia).
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not exceed the stated dose. Do not take if you are allergic to any the ingredients. Talk to your doctor before taking if you have high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, history of heart problems or taking water tablets. Discuss with your doctor before taking if you are taking any other medication, pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.
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