What is Ventolin Accuhaler?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Albuterol

Ventolin Accuhaler s a pressurised metered-dose inhaler delivering 100 micrograms of salbutamol (albuterol) per actuation. Ventolin Evohaler contains a new propellant (HFA 134a) and does not contain any chlorofluorocarbons.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 8 4
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 5 4
Bronchiectasis 1 1
Cough 1 1
Seasonal allergy 1 0
Shortness of breath (dyspnea) 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ventolin Accuhaler

Side effect Patients
Nervousness 1
Sleeplessness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ventolin Accuhaler

Dosage Patients
3 mL daily 1
100mcg as needed 1
2 90mcg/puff as needed 1
2mg as needed 1
90mcg/puff as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Ventolin Accuhaler

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Ventolin Accuhaler

Duration

Currently taking Ventolin Accuhaler

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Ventolin Accuhaler

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Ventolin Accuhaler and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ventolin Accuhaler.