Generic Name: ALBUTEROL (SALBUTAMOL) EXTENDED-RELEASE TABLET -
ORAL Pronounced: (al-BUE-ter-ol/sal-BUE-ta-mol) Albuterol sulfate Oral Uses
Albuterol (also known as salbutamol) is used to treat
wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems (such as asthma,
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Albuterol belongs to a class of drugs
known as bronchodilators. It works in the airways by opening breathing passages
and relaxing muscles. Controlling symptoms of breathing problems can decrease
time lost from work or school.
This medication is taken by mouth and does not work right
away. It should not be used for sudden attacks of breathing trouble. Your
doctor may prescribe a quick-relief inhaler for sudden shortness of
breath/asthma attacks while you are on this medication. Always have the
quick-relief inhaler with you. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more
How To Use Albuterol sulfate Oral
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Generic Name: ALBUTEROL (SALBUTAMOL) SOLUTION - INHALATION Pronounced: (al-BUE-ter-ol/sal-BUE-ta-mol) Albuterol sulfate Inhl Precautions
Before using albuterol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or if you have had a serious reaction to similar drugs
(such as metaproterenol, terbutaline); or if you have any other allergies. This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or
other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
heart problems (such as irregular heartbeat, angina, heart
high blood pressure
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery,
or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform
such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
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