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Ventorlin Syp 100ml

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100ml Syrup in Bottle
MRP 15.85*
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Salbutamol / Albuterol(2.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ASTHMATIC

Medical Description

Ventorlin Syrup contains salbutamol. It is used for the treatment of asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It helps in relieving the symptoms such as tightening of the muscles that ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

For the treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
contraindications

Contraindications of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

  • If you are allergic to this Salbutamol or any other ingredients of this syrup.
  • If you have a history of vaginal bleeding or bloody discharge during the first 6 months of pregnancy.
  • If you are already taking other medicines like propranolol used to treat high blood pressure.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

  • Headache
  • Rapid heartbeats
  • Feeling shaky
  • Palpitations
  • Rashes
  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Muscle cramps
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ventorlin Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of Ventorlin Syrup in pregnancy. It should be used in pregnancy only on the advice of your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ventorlin Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Ventorlin Syrup is secreted in breast milk, Hence it is recommended to avoid this medication during lactation and its use in breastfeeding mothers requires careful consideration.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ventorlin Syrup?
A:
This medicine has no known effect on your ability to drive or use machines. So, you can drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking this Ventorlin Syrup?
A:
Consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine may increase the side effects. Hence it is recommended to avoid alcohol while using this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience rapid breathing, feel sick, stomach pain; it can be due to increased lactic acid in your body.
  • You have muscle pain or weakness, an irregular heartbeat that could be due to low potassium levels.
  • You have an overactive thyroid gland and are suffering from asthma.
  • You have diabetes, because your blood sugar level may rise, and continuous monitoring is required.
  • You have a history of any heart problems like irregular heartbeat, heart failure, chest pain.
  • You feel that Ventorlin Syrup is less effective and not able to give you relief, as this medicine is for short term treatment of airway obstruction.
  • You may experience allergic reactions during the treatment like hives, itching, swelling, etc.
  • You may experience chest pain or breathing problem during the treatment. You should consult your doctor immediately, it can be an underlying heart disorder.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

How Does It Work?

Ventorlin Syrup contains Salbutamol, which acts by relaxing the muscles of the airways and thereby provides relief from the symptoms of airway obstruction.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

  • Take Ventorlin Syrup as instructed by your doctor, preferably after meals.
  • Do not consume medicine directly from the bottle.
  • Use a proper measuring cup or spoon for the exact quantity.
  • Shake well before use and read the instructions on the bottle before use.
interactions

Interactions of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure like diuretics, guanethidine, reserpine or methyldopa and tranylcypromine used to treat psychotic disorders, can affect the activity of Ventorlin Syrup.
  • Taking high doses of medicines used for asthma-like Theophylline and steroids along with Ventorlin Syrup can cause a low level of potassium in the blood.
  • Ventorlin Syrup should be discontinued for 6 hours before any planned dental procedures or surgeries which might involve the use of inhalational anaesthetics as it can lead to heart problems or bleedi...
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  • You may experience a rise in blood sugar level if taken along with antidiabetic medicines. Your doctor may need to adjust the dose of your antidiabetic medicine.
  • There is a risk of getting heart rhythms problems if taken along with medicines like Digoxin which is used to treat heart conditions, water pills, Theophylline used to treat breathing problems and ste...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
  • Store below 25°C in a dry place and the original container.
  • Do not throw away the medicine through wastewater or household waste.
dosage

Dosage of Ventorlin Syp 100ml

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Ventorlin Syrup induce nausea, vomiting and hyperglycaemia, especially in children. Other symptoms include chest pain or heavy feeling, rapid or uneven heart rate, nervousness,...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose, take it as early as you remember. However, skip the missed dose if it is time for the next dose. Do not take an extra dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How soon can I experience the effect of Ventorlin Syrup?

A: Ventorlin Syrup for bronchodilation works by relaxing the muscles of the airways thereby making it easier to breathe Its effects are seen within 15 minutes and they last for 14 hours.

Q: Can I mix Ventorlin Syrup with milk while giving it to my child?

A: No, do not mix this syrup with milk.

Q: What measures should I take while giving Ventorlin Syrup to babies?

A: Ventorlin Syrup should not be used in children below two years of age. Always consult a paediatrician before giving any medicine to your child. Also, it is important to note that children do not have bodily functions as developed as adults, especially their liver and kidneys. Hence, a medicine meant for adults is not fit to be given to children. A normal adult dose can result in an overdose in the child. Therefore, paediatrician advice is a must before giving any medicine to your child.

Q: Can I give Ventorlin Syrup with Paracetamol?

A: You can take Ventorlin Syrup with Paracetamol as there is no direct interaction between these two medicines. However, you should consult with your doctor before taking these two medicines together.

Q: Is it safe to take Ventorlin Syrup if I have a heart problem?

A: You should not take this syrup if you have any heart-related problem and you are taking medicine for that. In case your doctor has prescribed you this medicine, you should be very extremely cautious and if you experience chest pain, breathing difficulties reach out to your doctor immediately.

Q: Is Ventorlin Syrup good for cough?

A: Ventorlin Syrup contains salbutamol which is a bronchodilator it dilates the airways and makes breathing easier. It may not be useful in reducing cough. Consult your doctor before using this medicine and do not self medicate.
Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2021 | 10:46 AM (IST)
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