Albuterol

FDA Approved: * December 28, 1995
Pharm Company: * IVAX PHARMS
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Albuterol Overview

Salbutamol, also known as albuterol and marketed as Ventolin among other names,[3] is a medication that opens up the medium and large airways in the lungs.[6] It is used to treat asthma including asthma attacks, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).[6] It may also be used to treat high blood potassium levels.[7] Salbutamol is usually used with an inhaler or nebulizer but is also a...

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Great News - Primatene Mist to be soon available!

Amphastar, the maker of the discontinued Primatene Mist, says on their website that a reformulated Primatene Mist is coming on the market soon! If true this is incredible news. I have a zero co-pay for the albuterol prescription inhaler but would gladly pay out of pocket for Primatene Mist because it works so much better. Go to primatene.com for more info. ## Hello Paul, Thank you for updating everyone on this! I'm sure someone is going to find this useful. Can you please tell me where you heard about this news?

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Albuterol sulfate

inhalation solution, 2.5 mg/3 ml. ## Albuterol Sulfate is prescribed for asthma. If a patient is allergic to sulfa-based antibiotics and has a concern about a possible allergic reaction to Albuterol Sulfate, is their concern justified or not? ## If my daughter is allergic to sulfa bacterium, can she take albuterol? ## Okay, the sulfate in this case just designates the chemical salt that the medication is derived from, now there is a chance the someone may also be allergic to it, but it is very rare. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, dry throat, and wheezing. How are you all doing? Did you try this inhaler? ## Is there a pill called albuterol or one that has this in it to help COPD complaints? I heard that this may help m...

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What acetylcyst 20 sol roxa is used for

I was given this for congestion in my lungs , partly from nasal congestion and COPD, would like to know about it. ## I would like to know what this is used for and the side effects ## My husband suffers COPD, lung disease. This is the best medication for him, no side effects. Now, we can't find in any pharmacy, they said that they are not manufacturing any more, because DOCTORS are prescribing more of the new medication that is currently on the market. My husband had used Albuterol for years and that caused him to have Arrhythmia of the heart, then Advar that affected his eyes, then and so on. Only Acetylcyst doesn't have side effects, and maintain his lungs very clean. Please help we need more of this medication!! ## Acetylcysteine is used as a supplement and a pharmaceutical d...

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Asmanex Twisthaler Malfunction

I am 58 years old and have a life long history of asthma & have been using the Asmanex 120 dose twisthaler successfully and gratefully for 4 years without complaint. But last night I discovered, without a doubt, that the inhaler I have been using for the past 6 weeks malfunctioned. Not only was the counter randomly going backward giving me many “additional†doses I also believe it never dispensed any medicine – not hard to miss because the powdered medication is tasteless. My first clue came when I was down to my last 5 inhalations before starting my new inhaler. I took my double night-time dose & just happened to note the counter afterward. Instead of the expected number 3 in the counter window it said 15! On two other occasions ...

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pill es 255

muscle relaxer ## Is that the exact marking on the tablet? What is the shape and color? I tried playing around with the imprint, but still can't find anything close to this. Was it found in the U.S. or elsewhere? ## I located a match to pills reading 255 on them. One has M 255 on it, it's Albuterol 2 mg. From what I was able to gather Albuterol is a bronchodilator that helps relax muscles in the airways and helps increase air flow to the lungs. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## Verwon, If I'm looking at the same pill as the OP, it is oblong in shape, pressed powder, not capsule. Green on top with E | S, white on bottom with 255 and found in the US. ## I have an oblong pill white and g...

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Albuteral Inhaler

I need to know who the manufacturers are for the following prescription drugs:Albuterol Inhaler, Advair 250/50,Flonase, Enablex, Pletal, Coumadin, Colestid, Ultram, Zantac, Lipitor, Tylenol, Zoloft, Xannax, Wellbutrin x 2, Adderall XR Thank You ## I believe my taking Albuteral Inhaler has caused me to be very sensitive, to UV (sunlight). If any are out there that seem to have this problem as well please report in with your symptoms. ## I believe my taking Albuterol Inhaler has caused me to be very sensitive, to UV (sunlight). If any are out there that seem to have this problem as well please report in with your symptoms. ## Yes, that is very possible. Most of these meds come with warnings about sun exposure while using them. I use Albuterol as well, and the warning is on the patient lea...

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Albuterol gave me the shakes

After using albuterol in a nebulizer for about six applications, my body - especially my hands - were shaking uncontrollably. I refused further doses, beginning 36 hours ago. The shaking is better, but still severe. Question: how long can I expect this drug to remain in my system? ## Hello, Grammy! How are you feeling? That can be a normal side effect of this medication, as listed by the FDA. Other side effects, may possibly include dry mouth, dizziness, headache and insomnia. You weren't on it for very long, so it should only take a few days for things to settle back down. Is there anything else I can help with?

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taking albuterol sprivia symbicort for copd

currently prescribed, spiriva, albuterol ,symbicort for copd. albuterol is rescue inhaler, but spiriva, and symbicort. doesn't both of the last two do the same purpose, if so why double douse. spiriva one time a day, symbicort 2 puffs every 6 hrs ## Hello, Froggy63! How are you? They treat the same conditions, but are different medications that work differently. It is common for several to be prescribed to help get a condition under control. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, weight changes, headache and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?

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albuterol and vetprofen drug interactions

are there any bad drug interactions using these 2 medicines at the same time albuterol and vetprofen ## Hello, Merion! How are you? Who or what is taking them both? Vetprofen is a veterinary medication intended for use in animals, so the answer will depend on the type of animal. They are listed as containing the active ingredient Carprofen, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain and swelling. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach upset. Albuterol is classified by the FDA as a bronchodilator that is used to increase air flow to the lungs. Its typical side effects may possibly include headache, dizziness, dry mouth and nervousness. Albuterol actually isn't approved for use in animals.

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albuteral for angioedema

I'm looking for an OTC method to control my angioedema. The swelling effects my eyes and face and ALWAYS lasts three days, no matter how much benedryl I take. Is there any help? ## Hello, Denise! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem that you're having. Albuterol isn't available over the counter. Cetirizine is available over the counter and it is often used to treat it. It's also known by the brand name Zyrtec and may cause side effects, such as drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. What has your doctor recommended you take?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Albuterol
  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.09mg/inh, 100mcg/actuation, 108mcg/actuation, 90mcg/actuation
  • Inhalant: 200mcg, 90mcg/actuation
  • Powder: 90mcg
  • Powder, Metered: 0.090mg/inh
  • Solution: 0.021%, 0.042%, 0.083%, 0.5%, 2.5mg/3ml, 5mg/ml
  • Syrup: 2mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 2mg, 4mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 4mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Albuterol: (36 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0378-0255 Albuterol 2 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 2.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0572 Albuterol 4 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 4.8 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4122 Albuterol 4 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4124 Albuterol 8 mg 12 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6991 Albuterol Sulfate .75 mg/3ml Respiratory (Inhalation) Solution by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6992 Albuterol Sulfate 1.5 mg/3ml Respiratory (Inhalation) Solution by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 21695-198 Albuterol 90 ug/1 Oral Aerosol, Metered by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-423 Ventolinhfa 108 ug/1 Respiratory (Inhalation) Aerosol, Metered by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 49349-874 Ventolinhfa 90 ug/1 Respiratory (Inhalation) Aerosol, Metered by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 51079-657 Albuterol 2 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 2.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Udl Laboratories, Inc.
  • 51079-658 Albuterol 4 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 4.8 mg) Oral Tablet by Udl Laboratories, Inc.
  • 51662-1267 Albuterol Sulfate 90 ug/1 Respiratory (Inhalation) Aerosol, Metered by Hf Acquisition Co LLC, Dba Healthfirst
  • 52125-235 Albuterol 2 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 2.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-281 Albuterol 2 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 2.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-462 Ventolinhfa 90 ug/1 Respiratory (Inhalation) Aerosol, Metered by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-813 Ventolinhfa 90 ug/1 Respiratory (Inhalation) Aerosol, Metered by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 53489-176 Albuterol 2 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 2.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Inc.
  • 53489-177 Albuterol 4 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 4.8 mg) Oral Tablet by Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Inc.
  • 54868-1073 Albuterol 2 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 2.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-1074 Albuterol 4 mg (As Albuterol Sulfate 4.8 mg) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Albuterol or a similar ingredient: (21 results)

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Albuterol sulfate
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albuterol-ipratropium
inhaler ## This inhaler is typically used for people who have asthma or other COPD problems. Side effects include dizzin... 4 replies
Albuterol Inhaler
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Albuterol gave me the shakes
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albuterol and vetprofen drug interactions
are there any bad drug interactions using these 2 medicines at the same time albuterol and vetprofen ## Hello, Merion! H... 1 reply
albuterol tab cost 295 dollars
albuterol tablets price went from 8 dollars to 295 dollars!!! what could i take instead, inhalers also cost too much. I ... 1 reply
albuterol as a substitute for alupent inh
alupent inhaler has been rescue inhaler for years --not made anymore-unable to use albuterol inhalers, which cause bronc...
taking albuterol sprivia symbicort for copd
currently prescribed, spiriva, albuterol ,symbicort for copd. albuterol is rescue inhaler, but spiriva, and symbicort. d... 1 reply
Ipratr Albuterol Side Effects
My wife's has COPD And is taking Norpace for heart rythm. Is there a conflict? ## Yes, there is actually. Combining ... 1 reply
lidocaine and albuterol on a breathlizer test
Do lidocaine patches or albuterol inhalers affect a breathalyzer test? ## Hello, Tammy! How are you? There are many thin... 1 reply






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