Active ingredients: salbutamol
What it is used 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.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Inhalation
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 36 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3: Pharmacist Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient salbutamol
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Ventolin Rotacaps | myVMC
Ventolin Rotacaps are used to prevent asthma symptoms during exercise, by people who can't used inhaled asthma medication. They contain salbutamol sulfate.
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Ventolin Rotacaps Powder for Inhalation - myDr.com.au
Ventolin Rotacaps Powder for Inhalation - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
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