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||BRAND NAME : AccuNeb
CHEMICAL CONTENTS : Albuterol/Salbutamol
Brand names :
AccuNeb, Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA, Volmax Extended-Release Tablets
AccuNeb it's Drugs containing albuterol are prescribed for the prevention and relief of bronchial spasms that narrow the airway. This especially applies to the treatment of asthma. Some brands of this medication are also used for the prevention of bronchial spasm due to exercise.
Adults : If you are being treated for a sudden or severe bronchial spasm or the prevention of asthma symptoms, the usual dosage of albuterol inhalation aerosol is 2 inhalations repeated every 4 to 6 hours. More frequent use is not recommended. In some individuals, 1 inhalation every 4 hours may be sufficient.
To prevent exercise-induced bronchial spasm, the usual dosage is 2 inhalations, 15 minutes prior to exercise.
AccuNeb Contraindications :
If you are sensitive to or have ever had an allergic reaction to albuterol or other bronchodilators, you should not take AccuNeb. Make sure that your doctor is aware of any drug reactions that you have experienced.
AccuNeb Side Effects:
AccuNeb More common side effects may include : Aggression, agitation, allergic reaction, anxiety, back pain, chest pain or discomfort, chills and fever, coordination problems, cough, decreased appetite, depression, difficulty speaking, diabetes, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and throat, excitement, fluid retention and swelling, flushing, general bodily discomfort, headache, heart palpitations, heartburn, hives, increased appetite, increased blood pressure, increased difficulty breathing, indigestion, irritability, labored breathing, leg cramps, light-headedness, muscle cramps, muscle spasm, nasal inflammation, nausea, nervousness, nightmares, nosebleed, overactivity, rapid heartbeat, rash, respiratory infection or disorder, restlessness, ringing in the ears, shakiness, sleeplessness, slowed movement, stomachache, stuffy nose, sweating, swelling of mouth and throat, taste sensation on inhalation, throat irritation, tooth discoloration, tremors, unusual taste, urinary problems, vomiting, weakness, wheezing
Symptoms of albuterol overdose may include : Dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, general feeling of illness, headache, high or low blood pressure, insomnia, nausea, nervousness, radiating chest pain, rapid or irregular heartbeat, seizures, tremors
AccuNeb Missed dose:
Take the forgotten dose AccuNeb as soon as you remember; then take any remaining doses for that day at equally spaced intervals. Never take a double dose AccuNeb.
Ventolin syrup and Proventil solution for inhalation can be kept in the refrigerator or at room temperature. The aerosol can be stored at temperatures as low as 60 degrees Fahrenheit, but should be at room temperature before use. Ventolin nebules must be used within 2 weeks of being removed from the refrigerator.