SALBUTAMOL spray 200 doses
SALBUTAMOL spray 200 doses
WHAT SALBUTAMOL inhalers AND WHAT IT IS USED
Salbutamol inhaler is a suspension pressurized inhalation .
Your doctor has chosen this medicine is suitable for you and your condition. Salbutamol inhaler used to relieve breathing problems for asthma and other lung diseases.
By inhaler drug is injected directly into the airways.
Salbutamol belongs to a group of medicines called bronchodilators ( bronchodilatory ) or help breathing equipment. It causes relaxation of the muscles of the small airways in the lungs . Thus leads to their expansion , which relieves depression , reduces cough and chest tightness. Bronchodilator effect of Salbutamol inhaler occurs about 5 minutes after inhalation and lasts about 4-6 hours.
2 . BEFORE YOU TAKE SALBUTAMOL inhalers
Do not take Salbutamol inhaler
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to salbutamol or any of the other ingredients of Salbutamol inhaler .
Take special care with Salbutamol inhaler
Before taking check Salbutamol inhaler properly in your case and whether the drug is appropriate for you.
If you answer "yes" to any of these questions , tell your doctor about this before you start taking the drug :
Have you ever had symptoms of allergy or hypersensitivity to salbutamol or any of the other ingredients of the medicine ?
Are you pregnant or planning to become pregnant any time soon ?
Are you breast feeding ?
Do you take medicines for thyroid ?
Do you have problems with your heart , for example . angina ?
Do you take medication for high blood pressure or heart disease ?
Taking other medicines
Salbutamol inhaler should not be administered concurrently with a non-selective beta blockers such as propranolol .
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine .
During pregnancy and lactation the drug can only be used when the physician considers that the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus or baby .
Driving and using machines
There are no reported effects of Salbutamol inhaler on ability to drive or operate machinery.
3 . HOW TO TAKE SALBUTAMOL inhalers
Salbutamol inhaler releases finely atomized droplets that you need to breathe . Make sure you know how to properly use the inhaler . Detailed guidance is available later in this leaflet. If you have any problems with the use of the inhaler , ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Salbutamol inhaler should be inhaled through the mouth .
Always take Salbutamol inhaler exactly as your doctor tells you . The physician determines the dosage and duration of treatment.
If your doctor advises otherwise , the usual dosage of the drug is:
For management of acute asthma attacks :
Adults : A (100 micrograms) or two (2 x 100 micrograms) inhalations ( puffs ) of the reception .
Children: one (100 micrograms) inhalation ( actuation) of intake. If necessary, your doctor may increase the dose to two (2 x 100 micrograms) inhalations .
For prevention of an asthmatic attack , caused by contact with a known allergen or
Adults: one (100 micrograms ) or two (2 x 100 micrograms) inhaled 15 minutes before loading or contact with the allergen.
Children: one (100 micrograms) before loading inhalation or contact with the allergen. If necessary, your doctor may increase the dose to two (2 x 100 micrograms) inhaled .
In chronic therapy
Adults and children : two (2 x 100 micrograms) inhalations 4 times daily.
The minimum interval between two doses should be at least 4 hours.
Should not be taken more than 8 inhalations ( 8 x 100 micrograms ) for 24 hours.
If you are not sure how to take your medicine , ask your doctor.
Some people have difficulty using the inhaler at the time of inhalation . If you have such problems, the additional unit volume chamber for inhalation helps to overcome them.
Talk to your doctor about the possibility and the need to use bulky camera inhalation.
For babies and toddlers developed volumetric chamber for inhalation Babyhaler ( Beybihaler ), which helps to obtain an optimal effect .
Consult your doctor on the need Babyhaler for your child.
Instructions for use
Before using the inhaler for the first time , remove the cap from the mouthpiece , by pushing on both sides, shake the inhaler well and spray twice into the air to make sure it works . If the inhaler has not been used for a few days , shake well and spray it once into the air to make sure it works .
Use of the inhaler :
1. Remove cap from the mouthpiece through gently on both sides.
2 . Check the inside and outside of the inhaler including the mouthpiece for any loose parts / loose particles .
3 . Shake the inhaler well, to ensure removal of any loose particles and uniform mixing of the contents.
4 . Hold the inhaler upright between fingers and thumb , place the thumb under the mouthpiece .
5 . Exhale as possible and then place the mouthpiece in your mouth between your teeth and close your lips around it , but do not bite .
6 . Soon as you start to breathe in through your mouth, press down on the top of the inhaler to spray salbutamol while still breathing in steadily and deeply.
7 . While holding your breath, take the inhaler from your mouth and remove your finger from the top of the inhaler . Hold your breath while you can.
8 . If you need to take a greater number of doses , hold the inhaler upright and wait half a minute , then repeat the action from point 3 to point 7 .
9. Replace the cap on the mouthpiece by pressing and click.
IMPORTANT! Perform as a slow action points 5, 6 and 7. Important to start to breathe as slowly as possible just before inhalation .
Practice before a mirror the first few times . If after inhaling droplets see your inhaler or the sides of his lips , should be re- adopted by the repeat point 2.
People with weak hands should hold the inhaler with both hands. Both the pointer must be inserted on the top of it , while the two thumbs are held on the base beneath the applicator .
If your doctor has instructed other than those listed must carefully follow them. Tell the doctor in case of problems .
Cleaning the inhaler
Your inhaler should be cleaned at least once a week as follows:
1. Remove the metal container on the plastic part of the inhaler and remove the cap from the mouthpiece .
2 . Rinse the mouthpiece and cap with warm water.
3 . Dry thoroughly inside and outside of the mouthpiece and cap .
4 . Again positioned metal container and cap .
Do not put the metal canister in water.
If you take more dose Salbutamol inhaler
Accidental adoption of a large dose of the drug can lead to shortness of the heart rhythm , and tremors . You can also get headaches . Ask your doctor as soon as possible quickly. If you take too high a dose Salbutamol inhaler , seek immediate medical help.
If one of your loved ones , especially child takes the medicine accidentally , seek medical advice.
If you forget to take Salbutamol inhaler
If you forget to take a dose, do not worry. Inhale the next dose when it's time for that or sooner if you experience difficulty in breathing. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
After Salbutamol inhaler
If immediately after inhaling two puffs or wheezing gets worse, immediately stop the medicine and inform your doctor as soon as possible quickly.
If relief of wheezing and chest tightness does not improve and continue as usual, tell your doctor as soon as possible quickly. Your condition may deteriorate and need additional treatment.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4 . POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Most people who take this medicine have found that it does not cause problems , but like all drugs Salbutamol inhaler can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them .
Some people are allergic to medicines. If any of the following symptoms soon after inhalation , stop taking the drug and contact your doctor immediately :
sudden dizziness or chest tightness ;
swelling of eyelids, face or lips ;
rash or hives anywhere on the body .
Tell your doctor as soon as possible quickly if you feel your heart beating correctly.
For some people, it can sometimes be seen trembling, headache or heart palpitations, but these effects usually resolve with continued treatment . Tell your doctor but do not stop the medicine , unless your doctor tells you to.
In some people experience cramping of muscles.
Very rarely, people taking the drug may become restless or irritable. Tell your doctor as soon as possible quickly.
Very often, as a result of heart problems such as e. angina , some people may feel chest pain that can sometimes spread to the left shoulder and arm . Tell the doctor about it, but do not stop treatment until he tells you .
Some people may experience irritation in the mouth or throat.
If any of the side effects gets serious , or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet , please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5 . HOW TO STORE SALBUTAMOL inhalers
Immediately after administration put in place well cap . Do not use excessive force .
Do not store above 30 ° C. Do not freeze . Keep away from direct sunlight.
If the inhaler is very cool , warm in his hands a metal container for several minutes before use. Never use other means of warming.
Keep Salbutamol inhaler , as well as any other medicine out of the reach of children.
WARNING : The metal container is pressurized. Do not damage or overheat even when you are sure it is empty.
Do not use Salbutamol inhaler after the expiry date stated on the pack .
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required . These measures will help to protect the environment.
6 . FURTHER INFORMATION
What does Salbutamol inhaler
The active substance is salbutamol (as sulphate ) . Each spray delivers 100 micrograms salbutamol .
Other ingredients are: 1,1,1,2 tetrafluoroethane .
Salbutamol inhaler looks like and contents of the pack
The drug suspension is pressurized inhalation in a metal container , sealed with a metering pump , placed in a plastic inhaler device with spray tip and cap.
Each pack Salbutamol inhaler contains at least 200 metered sprays .
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Glaxo Group Ltd., UK .