Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Proventil
  2. Proventil Repetabs
  3. Ventolin
  4. Volmax
  5. VoSpire ER

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Apo-Salvent Inhaler

Descriptions


Albuterol is used to treat bronchospasm or wheezing in patients with reversible obstructive airway disease, such as asthma.

Albuterol belongs to the family of medicines known as adrenergic bronchodilators. Adrenergic bronchodilators are medicines that open up the bronchial tubes (air passages) in the lungs. They relieve cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, and troubled breathing by increasing the flow of air through the bronchial tubes.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Syrup
  • Tablet, Extended Release