Albuterol Sulfate (Salbutamol, Proventil®, Ventolin®)

bronchodilator

Medication Info

  • Class of Medication
    • bronchodilator
  • Effects
    • dilates the bronchi (small airway) in asthmatic patients to help with episodes of breathing distress or cough attacks
    • used as a rescue drug in asthmatic attacks
  • Side Effects
    • nervousness, shaking, increased heart rate
    • can cause airway inflammation in cats if given routinely
  • Other Info
    • see our Giving Inhaled Medications page
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