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      Country of origin: INDIA

      Drug Composition information
      What is albuterol for:

      This drug is used to prevent and treat wheezing, breathing difficulty and chest tightness caused by lung diseases such as asthma and COPD. It is used to stop exercise-induced breathing problems.

      How does albuterol work:

      It is in a class of medications called bronchodilators and works by relaxing and opening the air passages, calm the muscles in airways, and help the flow of oxygen.

      How should albuterol be used:

      Take this drug as you have been told by your doctor. Do not use more than you were told to use. If working out or playing sports causes signs, use right before doing it. Shake inhaler well before use. A spacer may be used with the inhaler for easy use. If you are using more than 1 type of inhaler, ask your doctor which to use first. Rinse out mouth after each use. Oral:The tablets are usually taken three or four times a day. Take tabletsyrup with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Take it around the same time every day. Long-acting products: Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. Injection: It is given as a shot into a vein over a period of time.

      Common side effects of albuterol :

      Nervousness, shakiness, dizziness, headache, muscle cramps, sudden changes in mood, nosebleed, nausea, increased or decreased appetite, difficulty falling asleep, and pale skin

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.

      What precautions should I take when taking albuterol :

      Inform your doctor if you have allergy to this drug, if you are pregnant, if you have or ever had an irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, thyroid problems, diabetes, or seizures.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      Seek help if you are not able to get the breathing attack under control, experiencing chest pain or pressure or a fast heartbeat, have become very nervous and excitable. Inform your doctor if you notice any rash or if any side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take albuterol with other medicines:

      Your doctor may need to change the doses of some of your medications when you take them with this drug. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid alcohol. - Try to limit your intake of caffeine-containing drinks such as coffee, tea and certain soft drinks. This is because caffeine can increase some of the side effects of Salbutamol.

      How do I store albuterol :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations

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