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Salbutamol Respirator Solution

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Salbutamol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Salbutamol Respirator Solution a member of the group of drugs called short-acting beta-2 agonists. This medicine is used for the relief of asthma symptoms, but it can also be used to delay delivery in women undergoing premature labour. It is very useful for preventing asthma symptoms due to exercise and other conditions too.

Some of its side effects include feeling a bit shaky, headache, uneven heart beat, flushing, muscle cramps, irritation or dryness of the mouth and throat, low blood potassium levels, weakness, restlessness, dizziness, bronchospasm and lactic acidosis.

Salbutamol Respirator Solution should be used with caution in those with severe asthma, heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, an overactive thyroid gland, infection of the lungs, arrhythmias, those who have intolerance to some sugars or those with low levels of potassium in their blood.

Salbutamol Respirator Solution is usually used with a nebuliser or inhaler but is also available as an intravenous solution and a pill. Dosage is based on your age, gender, response to therapy, medical condition, and use of certain interacting medicines.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Pulmonologist before using this medicine.

severe allergic reaction

allergic disorders

, skin disorders and

eye disorders

In addition to its intended effect, Salbutamol Respirator Solution may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Electrolyte imbalance

Redistribution/accumulation of body fat

Bone degradation

Increased risk of infection

Muscle disorders

Increased blood pressure

Skin scar

Altered bone growth

Behavioural changes

Increased glucose level in blood

Is It safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Salbair b forte 400mcg/200mcg transcaps may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.

Does this affect kidney function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect liver function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Salbutamol Respirator Solution is a short-acting beta-2 agonist that stimulates beta-2 receptors in the lungs. In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease conditions like asthma where the airways become constricted, Salbutamol Respirator Solution opens the airways, and makes it easier for you to breathe.

Ques: What is Salbutamol Respirator Solution?

Ans: Salbutamol is a salt which performs its action by calming the muscles in the air passages and widens airways. This makes breathing easier. is used to treat conditions such as Acute asthma, Asthma (Maintenance), Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.

Ques: What are the uses of Salbutamol Respirator Solution?

Ans: Salbutamol is a salt, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Acute asthma, Asthma (Maintenance), and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat conditions like Bronchitis and Uncomplicated preterm labor. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Salbutamol to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Salbutamol Respirator Solution?

Ans: Salbutamol is a salt which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Salbutamol which are as follows: Shaking and trembling of arms and feet, Irregular heartbeat, Coughing, Difficulty in breathing, Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet , Skin rash and spotting, Agitation and anxiety, Headache, Muscle pain and cramps, Sleep disturbances, and Difficulty in passing urine. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Salbutamol.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Salbutamol Respirator Solution?

Ans: Salbutamol should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.
What are you using Salbutamol Respirator Solution for?
eye disorders
How much was the improvement?
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 2 hours
More than 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Twice a day
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Bone degradation
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Popular Questions & Answers

I have 2 month child he take breathing very fast I have taken treatment paracetamol suurup and salbutamol sulphate syrup but he is not any response please suggest me.

Fellowship In PCCM, Fellow-Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy, Fellowship In Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, D.C.H., M.B.B.S
Pediatrician, Ahmedabad
I have 2 month child he take breathing very fast I have taken treatment paracetamol suurup and salbutamol sulphate sy...
Your child needs x ray chest and nebulisation therapy .meet your pediatrician as fast breathing is not a good sign to wait for long.

As per some internet information n95 respirator mask is not a protection from H1N1 for wearer. It's like a surgical mask which protect others from wearer's virus. So please suggest a airlock mask for air spreading virus like H1N1 ?

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Physiotherapist, Rajkot
There's limited evidence -- but no proof -- that face masks offer some protection against H1NI swine flu. One study shows that when there's a sick family member in the house, other family members could cut their risk of getting sick by 60% to 80% ...

I am 23 year old male and used to have dyspnoea at regular intervals. I have used salbutamol and montelukast substitutes. Can you please tell me any other options which will not harm my body?

General Physician, Chandigarh
Before taking medication it is important that you consult a chest specialist and get clinically checked and investigated otherwise taking such high specific drugs is not advisable.
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Sir a patient of mine an asthmatic on salbutamol inhalers, pregnant now has ige about 4325 and normal values 158. Will it affect prgnancey or foetus?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Salbutamol will not cause any damage. It is better to use it than getting the attack of asthma which is injurious to the growing fetus. Your querry about ige is not clear.

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