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- Opens breathing passages
- Used to treat asthma and COPD
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What is Ventolin?
Ventolin, also known as, Salbutamol is a medication prescribed to treat shortness of breath as a result of respiratory problems such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, bronchitis, and other breathing disorders. It is a drug that belongs to the bronchodilators. Inhaled salbutamol is a quick-relief medicine and is used to prevent asthma attacks in patients.
This specific medication may be available under various brand names and in various forms.
How does Ventolin work?
The medication works by relaxing the muscles and opening the airways and controlling breathing problems among patients. Ventolin helps open up the passage of air and make breathing easier. By opening breathing passages and relaxing the walls of the muscles, it controls various breathing problems among sufferers.
What are the benefits of Ventolin?
Ventolin provides immediate relief for people suffering from respiratory problems as chronic bronchitis, asthma, pulmonary diseases, and other breathing problems.
How do I use Ventolin?
Before you start using Ventolin, read the patient information leaflet found on the packaging of the drug. Follow the directions for proper administration. If you have any inquiries regarding the medication, ask your doctor.
To use the medication, shake the canister well. Follow the instructions and test spray before you directly use it for the first time. A fine mist from the canister means it is working properly. Avoid spraying Ventolin on your eyes. Inhale the medication by mouth as advised by a medical doctor and do this for an interval of four to six hours.
The usual dose to relieve any breathing symptoms is one to two inhalations for patients 12 years of age and older. One inhalation suffices for children 11 years old and younger. More inhalation may be required for a more severe attack.
The dosage required for you can be based on your medical condition and response times. Do not attempt to increase the dose without your doctor’s approval. Excessive use of Ventolin can pose serious risks to health.
For typical asthma attacks, the usual dosage is 2 inhalations or puffs for adults, and 1 inhalation or puff for children.
Ventolin inhalers come with a suspension of Salbutamol Sulfate packed in an aluminium canister. Each canister delivers a 100 µg of Salbutamol per spray for inhalation.
Should you be using Ventolin inhaler for asthma attacks caused by exercise, inhale as much as two puffs approximately 30 minutes before you exercise.
Side Effects and Precautions
The most common side effects of Ventolin are dryness of mouth, shaking or tremor, nervousness, nausea, dizziness, and coughing. If any of these conditions persist or worsen, contact your physician immediately.
Always remember that the doctor prescribed Ventolin for you as he knows the benefits outweighs the risk of side effects. A lot of people taking the medication do not experience any serious side effects.
If you have high blood pressure, you must be cautious when taking this drug as it can raise your blood pressure. Check your blood pressure from time to time and let your doctor know if the results get higher than usual.
If you experience chest pains, confusion, rapid breathing, and or irregular heartbeat, seek immediate medical help.
Before you use Ventolin, ask your doctor or the pharmacist should you have allergies to any of its ingredients. Ventolin may contain inactive ingredients which can cause allergic reactions to some patients. Talk to your doctor about it.
Inform your doctor if you are suffering from a medical condition or have experienced high blood pressure, seizures, irregular heartbeat, angina, or heart attack.
Ventolin can make you dizzy. Do not attempt to drive or use machinery, or perform work that requires focus and alertness for your safety. Tell your doctor if you are taking alcoholic beverages, marijuana, or other drugs that may counter the effects of Ventolin.
Before undergoing surgery or other major health treatments, always tell your doctor the specific products you use including prescription, non-prescription, as well as herbal products.
It is uncertain if Ventolin medication passes into breast milk for lactating moms. Always ask your doctor before breastfeeding if you have taken the medication. For pregnant women, always use the medication as directed by your medical doctor. Seek medical assistance if you suffer any side effects.
How do I buy Ventolin online?
You can safely buy Ventolin online at UK Meds. You will first need to have an online consultation with a medical doctor before your order will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Ventolin is the right medication for your medical condition.