Asthalin Inhaler 100mcg
Asthalin also Known as Salbutamol or Albuterol
Salbutamol, also known as albuterol and marketed as Ventolin among other brand names, is a medication that opens up the medium and large airways in the lungs. It is a short-acting β₂ adrenergic receptor agonist which works by causing relaxation of airway smooth muscle
Asthalin 100mcg Inhaler belongs to a group of medicines called fast-acting bronchodilators or “relievers”. It’s used to treat the symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness.
Asthalin 100mcg Inhaler is called “reliever” inhalers because they give you quick relief from breathing problems when you need it. In most cases, you will be given another inhaler to prevent your symptoms a “preventer”) and you should use this regularly every day. Asthalin (Bronchodilator) 100mcg Inhaler works quickly and the effects can last several hours. You can take it at any time of day, but only use it when you notice symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest or you know that you are going to do an activity that can cause breathlessness. When an asthma attack happens, you should take the number of puffs your doctor recommends. There are several types of inhaler devices so make sure you know how to use your inhaler correctly, otherwise, it may not work. Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor tells you to. If you stop, your breathing problems could get worse.
Asthalin 100mcg Inhaler is generally safe and effective but may cause some common side effects which include tremor, headaches, and tachycardia. These side effects are not often dangerous and should gradually improve as your body gets used to this medicine. There are other rare, side effects and you should call your doctor straight away if you get chest pain, a very bad headache, or very bad dizziness, Paradoxical bronchospasm, hoarseness, arrhythmias (including atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia and extrasystoles), and hypersensitivity reactions (including urticaria, angioedema, rash) have been reported.
In addition, salbutamol like other sympathomimetic agents, can cause adverse reactions such as hypokalemia, hypertension, peripheral vasodilation, angina, tremor, central nervous system stimulation, hyperactivity, sleeplessness, headache, muscle cramps, drying or irritation of the oropharynx, and metabolic acidosis.
ASTHALIN Inhaler is indicated for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in patients 4 years of age and older with reversible obstructive airway disease.