Ventolin Rotacap is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) salbutamol. On this page you will find out more about Ventolin Rotacap, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: salbutamol
Information for medicine and pack size:
Ventolin Rotacap 200 microgram powder for inhalation, 100 capsules
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What this medicine is for
For the relief of bronchospasm in patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and for acute prophylaxis against exercise-induced asthma or in other situations known to induce bronchospasm.Ventolin Rotacaps are indicated for the above conditions in those patients unable to use a pressurised aerosol bronchodilator satisfactorily. Patients most likely to benefit from the use of Rotacaps are: 1. Children from 3 to 6 years of age who are too young to operate a metered aerosol. 2. Patients who have difficulty synchronising deep inhalation with actuation of a metered aerosol. 3. Patients who are sensitive to Freon propellants.
Table of characteristics
Hard gelatin caps pale blue opaque caps & clear body containing small amount of powder. Printed on each capsule is "Ventolin 200" in light red ink once on the cap and an arrow on the body. Cartridge hard cap. size No.3.
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|Route of administration||Inhalation|
100 rotacaps insufflations: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
128 rotacaps insufflations: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||36 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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