Drug Salbutam ol (Solben

)

Dosage 2mg 1 tab 3x a day

Classification salbutamol ; Belongs to the class of adrenergic inhalants, selective beta2adrenorecepto r agonists. Used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases.

Action Relaxes smooth muscles by stimulating beta2-receptors, thereby causing bronchodilation and vasodilation

Contraindication  Hypersensiti vity to adrenergic amines Hypersensiti vity to fluorocarbon s

Side effect Nervousness, Restlessness, Insomnia, Chest pain, Angina, Arrhythmias, Hypertension, Hyperglycemi, Hypokalemia, Nausea and vomiting,

Adverse effect tremor, anxiety, headach e, muscle cramps, dry mouth, and palpitation.

Nursing Responsibilities -Advice pt not to chew or crushed extended release tablet or mix them with food. -Administer with food