Salbutamol Solution

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.

Special Precautions:

  • 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.

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