Albuterol is a prescription drug. It is used to treat wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness and coughing due to conditions like:
It is aquick relief medication that belongs to the group of drug known as beta2-adrenergicagonist bronchodilators. It is also used to prevent breathing difficultiesduring exercise. It is sometimes used to improve muscle paralysis in peoplewith hyperkalemic periodic paralysis.
Albuterol inhalation solution is also known as Salbutamol. It is FDA approved for the treatment of asthma and other chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is prescribed for use by adults and children 2 years of age and older. It helps makes breathing easier. It works by relaxing and opening the air passages into the lungs for up to 6 to 12 hours.
How to use Albuterol inhalation solution?
Albuterolinhalation solution comes as a liquid form to inhale with a nebulizer. Yourdose and how often you should use this medication is based on:
Albuterol is typically used every 4 to 6 hoursor as needed. Each treatment usually takes 5 to 15 minutes. When using thisproduct, check for any discoloration in the liquid. Use a dropper to carefullymeasure the prescribed amount to be placed in the nebulizer. Use Albuterolexactly as directed. Do not rinse the dropper. Immediately replace the dropperand tightly close the bottle. Do not mix other medicines in your nebulizer. Donot swallow the solution.
What are the side effects of Albuterolinhalation solution?
Some ofthe side effects are:
Seriousside effects are:
In caseof serious side effects seek medication attention right away.
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