What is Albuterol
Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes the muscles in the airways and makes breathing easier. Albuterol is used to treat bronchospasm (wheezing, shortness of breath) caused by asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other lung diseases. Albuterol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Benefits of Albuterol
and Its Uses.
Albuterol (Ventolin) is a bronchodilator medication used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people with reversible obstructive airway disease. Albuterol relaxes the smooth muscles in the airways, which allows air to flow in and out of the lungs more easily.
Albuterol is available as an inhaler, a nebulizer, and an oral medication. It is also available as a syrup for children. Albuterol is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people with reversible obstructive airway disease. It is also used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm.
Albuterol is available as an inhaler, a nebulizer, and an oral medication. It is also available as a syrup for children.
Common side effects of albuterol include:
– Fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat
Side Effects and Dosage of Albuterol
Albuterol is a bronchodilator medication used to treat asthma, bronchitis, and other respiratory disorders. It is available as an inhaler, a nebulizer solution, and a tablet.
The most common side effects of albuterol are trembling, headache, nausea, and dizziness. Less common side effects include a rapid or irregular heartbeat, chest pain, and shortness of breath.
Albuterol should not be used by people with a history of heart attack, congestive heart failure, or seizure. It should also not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
The recommended dosage of albuterol depends on the severity of the condition being treated and the age of the patient. As a general rule, the dosage is 2.5 to 5 mg taken three or four times a day. For children, the dosage is based on weight and is usually 0.1 to 0.2 mg per kilogram