Salbutamol

pheonix61's Salbutamol History (Ongoing)
Salbutamol (albuterol)
As needed Nov 17, 2011 - Last Update

pheonix61's Salbutamol is for…

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

pheonix61's side effects of Salbutamol…

  • Trembling Nov 17, 2011

Evaluations


Jul 17, 2012

Dosage
As needed
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Trembling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips
I have to use a volumatic spacer to enable me to take this medication as I am unable to use the inhaler on a one puff basis.
Cost
< $25 monthly

Jun 6, 2012

Dosage
As needed
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Trembling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
possibilty of adding a steriod inhaler to ease symptoms query this next time I see the doctor.
Cost
< $25 monthly

May 2, 2012

Dosage
As needed
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Trembling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips
I take this drug using a spacer device which helps to absord the drug more in my lungs and alvioli.
Cost
< $25 monthly

About Salbutamol (Prescription Drug)

Salbutamol relaxes the smooth muscle in the lung and dilates airways to improve breathing. It is used in the treatment of asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. The inhaler enables the drug to reach deep into the lungs for maximum benefit. The US generic name is albuterol. Read more

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