What is Salbetol (Salbutamol) used for?
Salbetol (Salbuterol) is primarily used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is a bronchodilator and beta-2 receptor agonist which works by relaxing the respiratory airways, allowing the patient to breathe easier. It is affective in managing shortness of breath and wheezing.
How should I use Salbetol (Salbutamol)?
Strictly follow your physician`s prescription. Never self medicate or alter your dosage by yourself.
Salbetol (Salbuterol) should be swallowed whole without chewing, splitting or dissolving into water. It is usually taken either 3 or 4 times per day. The normal dosage is as follows:
What are the side effects of Salbetol (Salbutamol)?
Always notify your physician of any side effects you experience, doing so promptly if any persist or worsen. Side effects which have been reported by patients taking Salbetol (Salbuterol) include those below.
Seek emergency medical attention if you suspect you are experiencing a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Possible symptoms can include difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing, rashes, hives, or chest pains.
Prior to starting using Salbetol (Salbuterol) ensure that your physician is aware if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have any allergies, have any other illnesses or conditions, take any other medication including non-prescription medication, or if you take any dietary supplements or herbal products.