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Albuterol (Salbutamol)

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There is no brand product of Albuterol.

Generic Equivalent of Albuterol
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Type: drug type
Product: Salbutamol Inhaler
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 100 mcg/200 dose
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Product: Salbutamol Inhaler
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: India
Dosage: 100 mcg/200 dose
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Type: drug type
Product: Salbutamol Inhaler
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: United Kingdom
Dosage: 100 mcg/200 dose
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Albuterol online Canadian Pharmacy

Albuterol Information

reviewed by Carol Hou, Pharmacist on 5/15/2024 2:40:53 PM.

Albuterol Details (Brand and Generic)

Canadapharmacyonline.com offers the generic Salbutamol inhaler from India, also called Asthalin, manufactured by Cipla, Canada, and the United Kingdom by different manufacturers. The brand version is not available. Our customers may also order Advair and other Asthma medications.

Dosages

The generic Albuterol is available in the strength of 100 mcg/200 dose inhalers; for more dosage information, please refer to Medscape.

Product Details

Albuterol (Salbutamol) is a bronchodilator used to treat or prevent wheezing and shortness of breath caused by asthma and COPD (source). Albuterol may also be used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm. Salbutamol belongs to a class of drugs known as bronchodilators. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and increasing airflow to the lungs, reducing asthma and COPD symptoms. Albuterol is a quick-relief inhaler. As specified by Healthline, Albuterol starts working immediately, and the effects can last 6 to 12 hours.

It is crucial to take this medication exactly as your doctor prescribes or refer to the package insert. Please consult with your doctor for personalized advice.

Side Effects

Albuterol's mild side effects may include anxiety, diarrhea, dizziness, ear pain, headache, infection, nervousness, runny nose, shakiness, and sore throat (source).

Call your doctor right away if you have any of the severe side effects of Albuterol, such as:
• Abnormal heart rhythm;
• Chest pain;
• Fast heart rate;
• Increase in blood pressure;
Paradoxical bronchospasm;
• Severe allergic reaction;
• Tremor

The above information is a summary and may not contain all the side effects of this medication. Please visit Mayo Clinic for a complete list of side effects. Please note that individual reactions may vary, and not everyone will experience all the adverse reactions. If you still have questions about side effects, we suggest further conversations with your doctor.

Warnings and Interactions

You should not use Albuterol if you are allergic to Salbutamol, milk proteins, or similar drugs such as levalbuterol, metaproterenol, or other allergies (source). Before you start using this medication, tell your doctor about your medical history and if you have diabetes, heart problems, high blood pressure, low levels of potassium in your blood, overactive thyroid, or seizures. Tell your doctor about all your medications, including prescriptions, OTC, herbal supplements, and vitamins. There may be a drug interaction between Salbutamol and other medications. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. For a comprehensive list of precautions and interactions associated with Albuterol, please check out Drugs.com.

Questions and Answers

Can I use my Albuterol inhaler on my cat?

Albuterol inhaler for cats is a good treatment option for cats diagnosed with feline asthma. When used correctly albuterol inhaler for asthma is safe and can avoid the need for systemic medications which may cause side effects. This is reviewed by Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS.

How do you give a cat an Albuterol Inhaler?

Albuterol inhaler for cats is administered via a special spacing chamber. The best one of these is the Aerokat chamber. Using the correct sized chamber is important in order for the patient to get maximum benefit from the medication. This is reviewed by Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS.

How much Albuterol can I give my cat?

The recommended dose of Albuterol for cats is 100 mcg, given every four to six hours (depending on the severity of the asthma) by inhalation. Giving more than this recommended dose can result in side effects such as a racing heart, palpitations, and muscle tremors. It is important that Albuterol inhaler for asthma be given under the guidance of a veterinarian. This is reviewed by Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS.

Can I use Albuterol on my dog?

Yes, albuterol inhalers can be used to treat both dogs and cats who have bronchospasms, asthma, and cough. Though pets with diabetes, hyperthyroidism, high blood pressure, seizures, heart disease, or abnormal heart rhythms should not use it. A special inhaler device may need to be purchased to make this inhaler usable by your animal.

Can you please name a few medications that are similar to Albuterol?

The medications that are similar to Albuterol are Proair, Proventil and Ventolin.

Can I use albuterol inhaler daily?

Albuterol is a rescue inhaler and is to be used as needed; it is not intended for frequent use. Talk to your doctor about your treatment plan if you take Albuterol three or more days a week.

Is there anything I can do to reduce the risk of an Asthma attack?

The best way to manage and understand your Asthma is to avoid the triggers, exercise regularly and eat a well-balanced diet.

Reference Links

Albuterol/Budesonide Rescue Inhaler Airsupra Now Available for Asthma Patients (news published on Jan 22, 2024)
The Surprising Connection Between Asthma and Oral Health

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

Similar Drugs in the category of Asthma Medication/ Respiratory Disorders:

   Flovent Inhaler    Advair    Symbicort Inhalation Aerosol    Spiriva Caps and Device    Breo Ellipta

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