Ventolin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people age 4 and older with reversible obstructive airway disease. Ventolin is also used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm. Ventolin may be referred to by its drug name, Albuterol.

Ventolin is a beta2-adrenergic agonist and a bronchodilator, or drug that dilates the bronchi and bronchioles in the lungs and makes it easier to breathe. Ventolin is believed to work by relaxing smooth muscles in the airways. Ventolin is considered a short-acting bronchodilator.

How do I take it?
Ventolin is inhaled orally every four to six hours, or 15 t... read more

Ventolin (Albuterol) Questions

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