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Proair Inhaler

Effective drug for relieving symptoms of asthma

Proair Inhaler is an inhalation aerosol that effectively relieves attacks of bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and chronic bronchitis.  The active ingredient of this drug is salbutamol — a bronchodilator drug from the group of selective β2-adrenergic receptor agonists. You can order Proair Inhaler at a low price right now in our pharmacy.

Salbutamol was firstly discovered in 1966 by a group led by David Jack in the laboratory of Allen and Hanbury, and in 1969 the first drug based on it was launched on the market. Since then, salbutamol has helped millions of people around the world to cope with the symptoms of asthma and other bronchial diseases.

How does Proair Inhaler work?

The active ingredient of Proair Inhaler — salbutamol — stimulates β2-adrenergic receptors of the bronchi and blood vessels. It makes it difficult for mast cells to release histamine, leukotrienes and other biologically active substances for a long time. It also suppresses early and late bronchial reactivity, prevents and relieves bronchial spasms, reduces resistance in the airways, increases the vital capacity of the lungs.  Proair Inhaler improves sputum discharge, stimulates mucus production, activates the functions of the ciliated epithelium of the bronchi.

In recommended therapeutic doses, it does not adversely affect the cardiovascular system, and does not cause an increase in blood pressure. To a lesser extent, in comparison with drugs of this group, it affects the heart.

How to use Proair Inhaler?

Proair Inhaler is used at the first symptoms of bronchial disease attack. After the use of inhalation forms, the action develops quickly, the effect begins within 5 minutes, it reaches the maximum within 30-90 minutes (75% of the maximum effect is reached within 5 minutes), duration is about 3-6 hours.

Due to its short duration of action, it is not suitable for preventing asthma attacks.

What contraindications Proair Inhaler has?

Proair Inhaler is mildly tolerated by the body and has few contraindications: moderate hypersensitivity to salbutamol or reminiscent substances and childhood.  Proair inhaler should be used with caution in patients with severe chronic heart failure, arterial hypertension, thyrotoxicosis, pheochromocytoma.

Among the common side effects when taking salbutamol there are tachycardia, headache, tremors, nervous tension.

A complete list of contraindications and side effects can be found in the official instructions attached to Proair Inhaler when ordering it in our pharmacy.