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  • Ventolin Evohaler 100mcg salbutamol sulfate inhaler
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Evohaler
100mcg
1 Inhaler (£10.99)

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What is Ventolin?

Ventolin, a popular alternative to Salbutamol, Albuterol and Salamol, is a treatment for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Both these conditions cause difficulty breathing, and can have a detrimental impact on daily life.

Sadly asthma cannot be cured, however, symptoms can be managed.

Ventolin is a 'reliever' inhaler, which means that it is used in instances where an attack has already started or is about to start. It relaxes the airways and relieves bronchospasms.

You can buy Ventolin online from HealthExpress as two versions - a dry-powder Accuhaler or a metered-dose, aerosol Evohaler.

Both inhalers contain the active ingredient salbutamol, which belongs to a class of medicines called bronchodilators.

Your regular doctor should already have prescribed one of these versions. If you are uncertain, please contact them for clarification.

How does this treatment work?

Inside your lungs, lots of tubes branch out like a tree. The smaller branches are known as the bronchiole - these connect to tiny sacs of air (alveoli) that supply oxygen to your blood.

During an asthma attack, the bronchiole becomes obstructed in response to irritants (such as pollen, mould spores and dust mites), making it harder for your body to process oxygen - known as a ‘bronchospasm’. This lack of oxygen causes you to experience the symptoms of an attack, including wheezing, coughing and breathlessness.

The active ingredient of Ventolin, salbutamol, is a bronchodilator. It relaxes a band of muscles that surround your airways. This allows them to widen, allowing more air to get in, and more oxygen to enrich your blood.

Ventolin is available in two forms, as an Accuhaler and as an Evohaler. Both types of inhaler are extremely effective in providing relief from an attack, although they may do this in slightly different ways:

  • the Accuhaler contains a 60-blister strip, each blister containing a 200mcg combination of microfine salbutamol and lactose that you inhale in dry-powder form
  • the Evohaler is an aerosol that delivers 100mcg of salbutamol in a metered-dose

How do I use this treatment?

You can buy Ventolin inhalers online from HealthExpress in dosages of 100mcg and 200mcg.

How you use your inhaler will depend on the severity of your condition, the medications you are currently using and whether you are using it as a preventative treatment or for relief. Your doctor should have provided you with clear instructions on how to use it. If you are uncertain, please contact them for clarification.

Evohaler

When you experience signs of an attack, you should take one or two puffs of the Evohaler.

You should take two puffs before exercise or exposure to irritants.

The maximum dose is eight puffs within a 24-hour period. If you find that is not sufficient, please ask your doctor about other treatments.

The following is a summary of how to administer doses:

  • take the cap off the inhaler mouthpiece and hold the inhaler upright
  • shake the inhaler vigorously up and down
  • remove the mouthpiece
  • breathe out normally, as much as you comfortably can
  • hold the mouthpiece between your lips
  • at the same time as breathing in, press the top with your finger to spray the medicine
  • remove the inhaler from your mouth, and hold your breath for up to 10 seconds and breathe out slowly
  • if you need more than one dose, start again from step 3

evohaler

Accuhaler

You should take one puff of the Accuhaler to relieve attacks.

You should take one puff before exercise or exposure to irritants.

Do not exceed four puffs within a 24-hour period.

The following is a summary of how to administer doses:

How to use the Ventolin Accuhaler

accuhaler Step 1. Open
  • holding your Accuhaler in one hand (as shown), place the thumb of your other hand on the slider grip
  • open your Accuhaler by pushing the thumb grip right around until it clicks
  • the mouthpiece should now be fully visible (see image in step 2)
accuhaler Step 2. Slide
  • you will see the lever
  • hold the mouthpiece towards you and push the lever away from you until it stops
  • the number in the dose counter window will be reduced by one
accuhaler Step 3. Exhale
  • breathe out as much as possible
accuhaler Step 4. Inhale
  • put the mouthpiece to your lips
  • breathe in steadily through your Accuhaler (not through your nose)
  • remove your Accuhaler and hold your breath for about 10 seconds
  • exhale slowly
accuhaler Step 5. Close
  • close your Accuhaler by sliding the thumb grip back to the original position
  • the dose counter on the top of the Accuhaler shows how many doses remain
accuhaler Step 6. Rinse
  • after use, rinse your mouth with water

What are the possible side effects?

Ventolin is unlikely to cause side effects. However, as with most prescription medication, there is still a possibility of you reacting adversely.

For a full list of reactions, precautions and contraindications, please read the patient information leaflet.

Some of the more commonly experienced side effects include:

  • arrhythmias
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • hypokalaemia
  • nausea
  • palpitations
  • tremors

If you do experience these symptoms they should clear up with regular use of the medication. However, if symptoms persist or are distressing, then ensure you seek further help from your doctor.

You should also report any unlisted reactions, mild or severe.

Who can use this treatment?

If you have allergies to any of the ingredients of this medication, you should seek other treatment. A full list of ingredients will be detailed in the patient information leaflet (PIL), which can be viewed to the right of this page.

What precautions should I take?

You should always inform your doctor of any medications you are taking and conditions you suffer from. The same applies when completing HealthExpress’ online consultation.

Most people can safely use Ventolin (albuterol), during an attack or to ward off an impending attack. However, you should be cautious of your reaction if:

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your doctor before starting this treatment.

Driving and operating machinery

One common side effect of this medication is dizziness. Therefore, it is important first to gauge how you react to it before driving or operating machinery.

If you find you do become dizzy or disoriented, please inform your doctor.

How can I buy Ventolin online?

You can buy Ventolin inhalers online after completing our free online consultation.

A consultation is required as Ventolin is a prescription-only medication. Our doctors need to ensure it is safe and effective for you to use. You should also already have been prescribed it by your GP.

Is it safe to buy Ventolin online?

Our doctors individually review every consultation to ensure the medication, quantity, and dosage is safe for you to use.

To ensure that the online pharmacy you are using is reputable, the relevant and mandatory safety certificates including the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), General Medical Council (GMC) and the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) will be present on the site.

You can view HealthExpress’ certificates at the very bottom of this page.

Ventolin info
Product nameVentolin
Active ingredient(s)Salbutamol
ManufacturerAllen & Hanburys Ltd
Lowest price£10.99
Trustpilot rating4.8/5
Trustpilot reviews919
AvailabilityIn stock
DescriptionVentolin is a reliever inhaler used to provide instantaneous relief from the symptoms of asthma
ExemptionSubject to medical prescription
AdministrationOral
PresentationInhalers
Available dosage(s)100mcg, 200mcg
ApplicationMen and women over 18 with asthma
UsageInhale 2 puffs when experiencing asthmatic symptoms
Drug classBeta2 agonists, short-acting
Alcohol consumptionNo influence
Breastfeeding/pregnancyCaution is recommended, ask your doctor
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