Ventolinis a frequently prescribed bronchodilator that belongs to a group of fast acting beta-adrenergic receptor agonists. This medication is used to treat symptomsof bronchial asthmaincluding severe unexpected attacks. Besides, Ventolincan be used to cure other respiratory disorders, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseor emphysema. Inhaled dose of Ventolinis to be quickly delivered into the lungs and starts working in 4-5 minutes and the effect lasts about 4 hours. Each dose contains propellant and activecomponent – Salbutamolsulfate. The remedy is contraindicated in people allergic to Salbutamol. Ventolinis available in the form of metered-dose inhaler, tabletsfor oral administration, syrup, and solution for nebulizing machine. Every metered-dose inhalercontains from 80 or 200 doses of 0,1 mg Salbutamol sulfate.
Ventolin 100 mcg cannot be used alone without other asthmatic medications though the remedy is effective not only in rapid relieving of asthma symptoms but as a part of long-term maintenance asthmatic therapy as well. A certain dose of Ventolin is also active in preventing of exercise-induced asthma attack. (more…)