albuterol (Accuneb, Ventolin & Proventil [all discontinued])

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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GENERIC NAME: albuterol sulphate inhalation solution

BRAND NAME: Ventolin, Proventil, Accuneb (discontinued)

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES:

  • Albuterol sulphate inhalation solution is used for the treatment of bronchospasm in patients 2 to 12 years of age with asthma (reversible obstructive airway disease).

SIDE EFFECTS:

Common side effects include:

Other side effects include:

Possible serious side effects include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/15/2016

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