Proair Inhaler 100mcg (Albuterol)
|BRAND NAME: Proair Inhaler
GENERIC NAME: Salbutamol
PREPARATIONS: Inhalers: 100mcg
|Proair Inhaler 1 inhalers x 100mcg
|Proair Inhaler 3 inhalers x 100 mcg
|Proair Inhaler 6 inhalers x 100 mcg
Indications for use
Regular asthma therapy (reversible airway obstruction):
- in patients receiving maintenance doses of long-acting beta-adrenergic receptor agonists and inhaled GCS;
- in patients who retain symptoms of the disease during therapy with inhaled corticosteroids;
- in patients receiving regular treatment with bronchodilators and requiring inhaled corticosteroids.
- supportive therapy for COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) in adults, including chronic bronchitis and pulmonary emphysema, which reduces patient deaths.
Method of administration and dosage
- Proair inhaler is intended only for inhalation use.
- Patients should be informed that in order to obtain an optimal effect, this inhaler should be used regularly, even in the absence of symptoms.
- Patients should be regularly subjected to medical examination in order to maintain the optimal dose of Proair inhaler, and changing the dose of the drug is possible only on the recommendation of a doctor.
Adverse reactions are listed below:
- Very often: headache, nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasal mucosa and pharynx)
- Often: candidiasis of the oral cavity and pharynx, pneumonia, bronchitis, hypokalemia, irritation of the mucous membrane of the oropharynx, hoarseness of voice, dysphonia, sinusitis, bruising (hematomas), muscle cramps, arthralgia, traumatic fractures, arthralgia, myalgia
- Infrequently: skin allergic reactions, shortness of breath, cataract, hyperglycemia, anxiety, sleep disturbance, tremor, cataract, palpitation, tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, angina
- Rarely: candidiasis of the esophagus, angioedema (especially swelling of the face and oropharynx), bronchospasm, paradoxical bronchospasm, anaphylactic reactions, including anaphylactic shock, Cushing’s syndrome, kushingoid facial features, suppression of adrenal function, growth retardation in children and adolescents, decreased bone mineral density, behavior changes, including increased activity and irritability (especially in children), glaucoma, cardiac arrhythmia (including supraventricular tachycardia and extrasystole)
- Unknown: depression, aggressiveness (especially in children)
- Hypersensitivity to any of the drug’s components;
- Children under 12 years of age.