Company: Glaxo India Ltd.
Generic Drug: Salbutamol.
Indication: The drug is used for treatment of acute severe asthma; it is indicated for bronchospasm not responding to conventional therapy.
Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to salbutamol.
Dosage & Administration: The solution is to be inhaled in mouth by nebulizer as per directions of physician.
- Cautious use in case of thyrotoxicosis, diabetes, hypertension and myocardial insufficiency.
- Cautious use in case if patient is taking other beta-2 stimulant drug (sympathomimetic drug).
- Cautious use with diuretics, xanthenes, digitalis and beta blockers due to drug interactions.
Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Tremors, palpitation, restlessness, hypokalemia, ankle edema, angioedema, urticaria, hypotension and collapse.