Vasodilen (Salbutamol)

Brand Name: Vasodilen

Generic Name: Salbutamol

Manufacturer/Agent: Essential Pharma

Formulation: tabs

Strength: 4 mg

Pack size: 1000

Trade Price: KES 180.00

Retail Price: @ KES 0.24

Class: Selective Beta-2 Agonists (Respiratory system drugs)

Mechanism of Action:

Synonym: Albuterol

Molecular Formulae: C13H21NO3 = 239.3

Precautions: Caution in hyperthyroidism, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.eclampsia.

Indications/Uses: Brochodilation in asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. management of premature labour; oral 2-4 mg 3 or 4 times daily, with or without food; also by sc, im, inhalation routes.

Interactions: Increased effect: sympathomimetics, mao inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants. decreased effect: beta-blockers.

Side Effects: Fine tremor. nervous tension. tachycardia. palpitations. sleep disturbances. nausea. sweating.