Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
- ProAir Digihaler
- ProAir HFA
- Proair Respiclick
- Proventil HFA
- ReliOn Ventolin HFA
- Ventolin HFA
Canadian Brand Name
- Alti-Salbutamol Inhalation Aerosol
- Salbutamol Nebuamp
- Salbutamol Respirator Solution
- Ventolin Inhaler
- Ventolin Nebules PF
- Ventolin Respirator
- Ventolin Rotacaps
Albuterol is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in patients with asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. It is also used to prevent bronchospasm caused by exercise.
Albuterol belongs to the family of medicines known as adrenergic bronchodilators. Adrenergic bronchodilators are medicines that are breathed in through the mouth to open up the bronchial tubes (air passages) in the lungs. They relieve cough, wheezing, and trouble 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:
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