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Salbetol (4 mg) (Salbutamol) Drug Price and Information

Salbetol (4 mg) is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  It works by relaxing and opening the air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.

Salbetol (4 mg)

  Tablet  
FDC Limited (Proxima)
Generic : Salbutamol
 1.81
4mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Salbetol (4 mg) (Salbutamol) from FDC Limited (Proxima)

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    Drug Name : Salbutamol

    Salbutamol(Proventil) generic Salbetol (4 mg) is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It works by relaxing and opening the air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Salbetol (4 mg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    PO- The recommended dose is 2 to 4 mg.
    IV/IM- 0.25 to 0.5mg.
    Inhaler- 100 to 200 mg by inhalation.

    Side effects of Salbetol (4 mg)

    Central Nervous System : Nervousness, shakiness, dizziness, headache, over active and hoarseness.

    Musculoskeletal : Muscle cramps.

    Gastrointestinal : Nausea and increased or decreased appetite.

    Respiratory : Nosebleed and difficulty in breathing.

    Heart : Chest pain and irregular heart beat.

    Miscellaneous : Fever, pale skin, rash, hives and itching.

    How to use Salbetol (4 mg)?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
    It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or large muscle.
    It also comes as an inhaler to inhale by mouth.

    When Should Salbetol (4 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with high blood pressure during pregnancy, uterine infection, miscarriage, heart disease, and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Salbetol (4 mg)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, low levels of potassium in the blood, seizure, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medication, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Avoid alcohol consumption.

    It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Salbetol (4 mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Salbetol (4 mg)

    Store it at room temperature (30oC).


    Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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