Ventolin - instruction , application reviews


1. Pharmacological action

2. Indications for use Ventolin

3. Instructions for Ventolin

4. Contraindications and side effects

Ventolin - bronchodilator drug, the main active substance is salbutamol sulphate.Ventolin available in tablet form and syrup.There is also a Ventolin Inhalation: the preparation in the form of aerosols and Ventolin Nebula (the drug in plastic vials containing saline solution for inhalation).

Pharmacological action

drug has a therapeutic effect on the adrenergic receptors of the smooth muscle of the bronchi, causing pronounced bronchodilator effect while hardly affecting the adrenergic receptors of myocardium.Pharmacological action Ventolin continued for four hours after dosing.

Salbutamol inhibits the early and late bronchial reactivity, reduces the resistance in the airways and prevents or relieves spasms in the bronchi.In addition, the drug increases lung capacity and mucociliary clearance, as well as the function activates the ciliated epi

thelium and stimulates mucus secretion.

Indications for use Ventolin Ventolin

Application is indicated in asthma, including for the relief of asthma attacks that occur during exacerbation of the disease, and to prevent bronchospasm attacks caused by allergens or exercise.According to the instructions, Ventolin also administered as a component of an integrated maintenance treatment of asthma, the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease accompanied by reversible airway obstruction, and chronic bronchitis.

Instructions for Ventolin Ventolin

for inhalation in the form of aerosols, do not use more than four times a day.The dose for adults (including elderly patients) and child in relieving bronchospasm is 100 - 200 g, which corresponds to one - two inhalations.

to prevent bronchospasm attacks is recommended to use Ventolin inhalation of 200 mcg for 10 - 15 minutes prior to exposure to a provoking factor of attack.When long-term maintenance therapy, the recommended dose is 200 mcg Ventolin (two inhalations) four times a day.

Ventolin Nebula used under the supervision of specialists with the help of an inhaler medication before the procedure breeding sterile saline solution, if necessary.The initial dose of the drug for children and adults is 2.5 mg.If necessary, it can be doubled, and in cases of severe upper airway obstruction Nebula dose Ventolin for adults can be increased under strict medical supervision and 40 mg per day.

Contraindications and side effects

According to the instructions Ventolin is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to any of its components, for children up to two years in the management of premature birth and threatened abortion.During pregnancy and lactation Ventolin can be assigned only under strict medical indications.

Application Ventolin prescribed with caution in patients with myocarditis, tachyarrhythmia, heart defects, coronary artery disease, aortic stenosis, hypertension, severe heart failure in a chronic form, hyperthyroidism, renal, hepatic insufficiency, pheochromocytoma, epipripadki, glaucoma, decompensated diabetes.

Ventolin may cause side effects such as tachycardia, arrhythmias, hyperactivity, tremors, headache, muscle cramps, hypokalemia, lactic acidosis, and hypersensitivity reactions (bronchospasm, urticaria, collapse, hypotension, angioedema).


Product description posted on this page is a supplement and a simplified version of the official version of the annotations to the drug.The information is provided for informational purposes only and is not a guide to self-medication.Before using the product you should consult with a specialist and to get acquainted with the instructions approved by the manufacturer.

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