Ventolin Hfa Pressurized Inhalation, Suspension 90Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ventolin HFA: Pressurized inhalation, suspension (90mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

ALBUTEROL (al BYOO ter ole) is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ventolin HFA: Pressurized inhalation, suspension(90mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Ventolin HFA 90mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

NDC: 001730682
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Bronchospasm, Exercise-induced Bronchospasm Prophylaxis, Asthma, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Emphysema, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Storage Information
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Ventolin HFA 90mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Reported Side Effects for Ventolin HFA 90mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Shaking Incidence:
<37.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
<21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hoarseness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
0.9-2.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
0.9-1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Nightmares Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Wheezing Incidence:
1.0-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Excitability Incidence:
1.0-20.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Distressed Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-18.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
4.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
4.2-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Irritation Incidence:
6.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
7.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
8.0-15.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Ventolin HFA 90mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Ventolin HFA 90mcg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol(Albuterol)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Beta-agonists(Albuterol)
Limit excessive Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) and limit medicines containing additional Caffeine. In caffeine-sensitive persons, taking a high amount of Caffeine with this drug can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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