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Ventolin Inhaler (Salbutamol)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Ventolin Inhaler100 mcg/200 dose
Ventolin Inhaler (Diskus)200 mcg/60 dose

Generic Equivalent of Ventolin Inhaler

No generic equivalents of Ventolin Inhaler found.

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Is A Prescription Required To Purchase Ventolin Inhaler?

A Prescription is required to acquire Ventolin Inhaler from our online pharmacy Canada wide.

What Is Ventolin Inhaler Used for?

Ventolin Inhaler is used in adults and children 4 years or older to relieve bronchospasm, prevent bronchospasm and prevent bronchospasm caused by exercise. Bronchospasm is a sudden worsening of shortness of breath and wheezing. The safety and effectiveness of Ventolin Inhaler in children under the age of 4 are not known. Ventolin Inhaler should only be inhaled. Do not swallow. Your doctor may prescribe Ventolin Inhaler regularly every day, or only for when you are wheezy or short of breath, or before you exercise. Use Ventolin Inhaler only as directed by your doctor. The action of Ventolin Inhaler may last up to 6 hours and should last for at least 4 hours.

What Does Ventolin Inhaler Do To The Body?

Ventolin Inhaler (Salbutamol) is one of a group of medicines called bronchodilators. It is a quick-relief drug. Salbutamol relaxes the muscles in the walls of the small air passages in the lungs. This helps to open up the airways and so helps to relieve chest tightness, wheezing and cough so that you can breathe more easily.

How Is Ventolin Inhaler Supplied and Stored?

Ventolin Inhaler is manufactured by GSK and is available in dosage forms of Ventolin Inhaler (Solution) 5 mg/ml/10 ml, Ventolin Inhaler 100 mcg/200 dose and Ventolin Inhaler 200 mcg/60 dose. After use, replace the mouthpiece cover firmly and snap it into position. Do not use excessive force. Store at a temperature between 15°C and 25°C. Do not keep any leftover medicine unless your doctor tells you to. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Ventolin Inhaler?

Our Canadawide online pharmacy is pleased to offer you the Ventolin Inhaler (Solution) 5 mg/ml/10 ml at an unbeatable price of $31.50 per unit. Canadawide online pharmacy also offers Ventolin Inhaler 100 mcg/200 dose at $27.00 per unit and Ventolin Inhaler Diskus 200 mcg/60 dose at $33.00 per unit. It is always best to compare the prices of this medication online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.Com.

How many pumps of Ventolin is safe?

FDA-approved labeling recommends to not exceed 12 puffs/day. For the acute treatment of severe episodes, experts recommend 4 to 8 puffs every 20 minutes for up to 4 hours, then 4 to 8 puffs every 1 to 4 hours as needed.

What does Ventolin do for a cough?

Ventolin is a medicine that is breathed in through the mouth to open up the bronchial tubes (air passages) in the lungs. They relieve cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, and troubled breathing by increasing the flow of air through the bronchial tubes.

Is Ventolin Inhaler a steroid?

No, Ventolin does not contain steroids. Ventolin, which contains the active ingredient Salbutamol, is a sympathomimetic (beta agonist) bronchodilator that relaxes the smooth muscle in the airways which allows air to flow in and out of the lungs more easily and therefore it is easier to breath.

How long does it take for Ventolin to work?

They work very quickly – usually in minutes. The most common reliever medication is salbutamol, commonly known as Ventolin. During an episode of asthma, you will need your reliever every two to four hours.

Does Ventolin have long term side effects?

Long-term and repeated use without consulting a doctor and without controller and prophylaxis medication can increase asthma-related complications with increased severity of asthma exacerbations, cardiac arrhythmias and hypertension.

How Should I Take Ventolin Inhaler?

Shake the canister well before using. Follow the instructions for test sprays in the air if you are using a canister for the first time or if you have not used it for 2 weeks or more, or if the inhaler has been dropped. A fine mist is a sign that the inhaler is working properly. Avoid spraying the medication in your eyes. Inhale this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often than prescribed without your doctor's approval. Using too much of this medication will increase your risk of serious (possibly fatal) side effects. If you are using this medication to prevent asthma brought on by exercise, inhale as directed by your doctor, usually 2 puffs 15 to 30 minutes before exercise. It is recommended that you use a spacer device with this medication. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. If two inhalations are prescribed, wait at least 1 minute between them.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Ventolin Inhaler?

Side effects may include effects on heart: hypertension; effects on nervous system: headache, feeling a little shaky, feeling anxious or irritable, feeling tired or weak, trouble sleeping (insomnia), hyperactivity in children, dizziness, vertigo, drowsiness; effects on muscles and joints: muscle cramps, muscle pain. Other effects include cough, respiratory infections and/or inflammation, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, chest pain or discomfort, flushing, difficulty urinating, unusual taste in your mouth, dry or irritated throat. Some of the serious side effects include faster heart beat than usual. Uncommon side effects include irregular heart beat (palpitations). Some of the rare side effects are low Blood Potassium (hypokalemia): muscle weakness and muscle spasms and hallucinations: see or hear things that are not there. Children may experience changes in sleep patterns, changes in behaviour such as restlessness, excitability (hyperactivity), seeing or hearing things that are not there.

When Should You Not Take Ventolin Inhaler?

Do not use Ventolin Inhaler if you are allergic to it or any of the components of its formulation or for the treatment of preterm labour or miscarriage.

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Ventolin Inhaler?

Before you use Ventolin Inhaler, talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you:

  • Are having treatment for a thyroid condition;
  • Are having treatment for high blood pressure or a heart problem;
  • Are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. Taking ventolin inhaler during pregnancy may cause harm to your baby;
  • Are breastfeeding. It is not known if ventolin inhaler passes into breast milk;
  • Have ever had to stop taking other medications for this illness because you were allergic to them or they caused problems;
  • Have diabetes;
  • Have a past history of seizures;
  • Have low levels of potassium in your blood (hypokalemia), especially if you are taking drugs known as xanthine derivatives (such as theophylline), steroids to treat asthma, water pills (diuretics).

  • If the relief of wheezing or chest tightness is not as good as usual, or the effect lasts for less than three hours, tell your doctor as soon as possible. If you notice a sudden worsening of your shortness of breath and wheeze shortly after taking your medicine, tell your doctor as soon as possible. It may be that your chest condition is worsening and you may need to add another type of medicine to your treatment. You should always carry your Ventolin Inhaler with you to use immediately in case you experience an asthma attack.

    What Medicines Can Interact With Ventolin Inhaler?

    As with most medicines, interactions with other drugs are possible. Tell your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about all the medicines you take, including drugs prescribed by other doctors, vitamins, minerals, natural supplements, or alternative medicines. The following may interact with Ventolin Inhaler:

  • Anti-depressants;
  • Allergy medication;
  • Blood pressure-lowering drugs, including propranolol;
  • Bronchodilators used to open the airway (such as other asthma medication);
  • Diuretics (“water pills”);
  • Digoxin, a heart medication;
  • Epinephrine.
  • Where Can I Buy Ventolin Inhaler Online?

    If prescribed by your health care professional, Ventolin Inhaler can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

    How Is Ventolin Inhaler Delivered?

    The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped. For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 604-581-4000 or email us at customerservice@canadawidepharmacy.com.

    References:

    https://www.pdr.net/drug-summary/Ventolin-HFA-albuterol-sulfate-234.3100
    https://ca.gsk.com/media/592944/ventolin-hfa.pdf
    https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-22577/ventolin-hfa-inhalation/details
    https://www.rxlist.com/ventolin-solution-side-effects-drug-center.htm
    https://www.drugs.com/ventolin.html
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