Proventil helps to loosen the muscles in the air passage and eases the passage of air to the lungs. Being a bronchodilator, it helps in treating or preventing bronchospasm in patients suffering from reversible obstructive aviation route sickness. It is also used to prevent work out prompted bronchospasm.
Dosage and Direction
- Follow the instructions of the doctor.
- Never modify the dosage on your own, without consulting the doctor. Precautions
- If you are using the inhaler device for the first time, you need to prime it. For this, you need to test spray four times before you can use it. You need to shake it properly before the priming process. In case the inhaler has not been in use for more than a fortnight, or in case it has fallen down, then to you need to prime it before use.
Word of Warning:
Patients allergic to albuterol should not use Proventil. Patients suffering from heart disorders, congestive heart failure, blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid, or with a history of seizures should inform the doctor before using Proventil. Pregnant and lactating ladies need to ask their doctor before starting to use Proventil.
In case you notice any abnormal swelling, bleeding, weakness in the muscles, feeling of limpness, frequent urination, erratic heart rate, pain in the stomach, chest, or head, dizzy spells, trembling, wheezing, seizures, coughing spells, runny nose, dryness in the mouth, parched throat, diarrhea or any other symptoms, then discontinue the medication immediately and rush to the doctor.
Proventil interacts with diuretics, digoxin, beta-blockers, antidepressants, MAO inhibitors, and other bronchodilators. Hence, patients need to inform the doctor about the complete medical history.
Also, inform the doctor, if you are consuming any herbal, non-herbal medicines, or dietary
In case you miss a dose and realize it close to the time of your next dose, then you can resume your regular schedule. Never consume a double dose, or consume two doses within a short time gap, else it may trigger side effects. In case you notice any unusual symptoms, then you should seek immediate medical assistance.
Overdose of Proventil may be fatal. If you experience nervousness, pain in the head, trembling, erratic heartbeats, rapidly spreading pain towards the arm and shoulder, perspiration, seizures, fainting spells or other abnormal symptoms, immediately rush to the nearest hospital and seek
Proventil should be stored at room temperature. Never keep it in extreme heat as the medicine canister may burst. Never keep it in the car for a long time during summer. Never put the open canister in the fire. Discard in case the expiry date is over.
All the information provided is general in nature, and should not be used for self-medication or self-diagnosis. Follow the advice of your health care professional. All the information is true to the best of our knowledge, but we advise our customers to review and verify the same, before consuming the medication. Our website does not undertake the responsibility for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage caused due to the information provided or the effects of self-treatment.