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SALBUTAMOL

Brand Name :

(Ventolin) ®

Dosage form :

Solution 0.1 mg/dose Aerosol.

Indication :

Bronchodilator in reversible airway obstruction due to asthma or
COPD.

Dosage :

Inhalation : 1-2 puffs every 4-6 hours; max.:
12 puffs daily.
Exercise-induced bronchospasm: 2 puffs 15 minutes before
exercising.
Inhalation, Nebulization: 0.01-0.05 mL/kg of 0.5% solution every 4-6
hours; intensive care patients may require more frequent administration;
minimum dose: 0.1 mL; max. dose: 1 mL diluted in 1-2 mL normal
saline; continuous in children.

Warning / precaution :

Adverse reactions :

Tachycardia, palpitations, GI upset, nausea, flushing of face,
nervousness, CNS stimulation, muscle cramping, diaphoresis, loss of
appetite.

Therapeutic class :

Medication safety issues :

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