Ventorlin Syrup 100ml

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INTRODUCTION

VENTORLIN contains Salbutamol which belongs to a group of medicines called bronchodilators. It helps the airways in your lungs to stay open. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. They help to relieve chest tightness, wheezing and cough. It is used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has directed you. Take this medicine at any time of day, with or without food. Shake well before use. This medicine is used when children and adults cannot use an inhaler device. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if have high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid gland, diabetes, or low levels of potassium in your blood to make sure it is safe.

USES OF VENTORLIN

  • Treats wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

HOW VENTORLIN WORKS

VENTORLIN works by relaxing the muscles of the airways into the lungs, which makes it easier to breathe.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has directed you. Take this medicine at any time of day, with or without food. Shake well before use. Follow the directions on the label before use.

SIDE EFFECTS OF VENTORLIN

SERIOUS

  • swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing, itchy rash
  • feeling faint and lightheaded
  • palpitations (fast heartbeat)

COMMON

  • headache
  • feeling shaky
  • muscle cramps

RARE

  • low level of potassium in your blood
  • increased blood flow to your extremities (peripheral dilatation)
  • changes in sleep patterns and changes in behaviour, such as restlessness and excitability
  • muscle tension

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.

Muscle cramps:

Stretch the muscle and gently rub it to relax. Use a warm cloth or heating pad on tense or tight muscles.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

VENTORLIN should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

VENTORLIN should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

VENTORLIN is not likely to affect you being able to drive or use any tools or machines.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to salbutamol or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

VENTORLIN should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • threatened abortion (potential miscarriage)
  • an overactive thyroid gland (thyrotoxicosis)
  • diabetes

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • digoxin (used for heart problems)
  • theophylline, aminophylline (used for asthma)
  • diuretics (used to treat high blood pressure)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Salbutamol
Pharmacological Category :   Bronchodilators
Therapeutic Indication :  

Asthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Respicap, Inhaler, Rotocaps, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT VENTORLIN

Is salbutamol syrup used for cough?

It relaxes the muscles in the walls of the small air passages in the lungs. This helps to open up the airways and helps to relieve chest tightness, wheezing and cough so that your child can breathe more easily. It is called a short-acting bronchodilator or a reliever medicine.

What is VENTORLIN used for?

It is used to treat wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). It belongs to a class of drugs known as bronchodilators.

Being a diabetic, what should I remember while taking VENTORLIN?

It may cause blood sugar levels to rise. Therefore, your doctor may adjust your dose of insulin or antidiabetic medicines. Consult your doctor if you experience a sudden rise in blood sugar levels.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Drugs for cough and bronchial asthma. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 223.

2. Westfall TC, Westfall In DP. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 291.

3. Boushey HA. Drugs Used in Asthma. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 344.

4. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 30-32.

5. N Ullmann, S Caggiano and R Cutrera. Salbutamol and around; Sep 30, 2015. [Accessed Oct 1, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4707606/

6. GSK group of companies, Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Aug 2020] [Accessed Oct 1, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.854.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Complete Blood Count

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    120
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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