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Brand name: Asmol

Asmol is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) salbutamol. On this page you will find out more about Asmol, 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:
Asmol CFC-Free 100 microgram/actuation pressurised inhalation, 200 actuations

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

OTHER CONDITIONS: Do not puncture or incinerate even when empty as canister may explode. For the relief of bronchospasm in patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and for acute prophylaxis against exercise-induced asthma and other stimuli known to induce bronchospasm.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Metal can with concave base fitted with a metering valve, containing a white to off-white suspension, fitted to an actuator. The internal surfaces of the can and valve are free from defects.
Dosage Form Inhalation, pressurised
Route of administration Inhalation
Medicine schedule
200 metered dose: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Aerosol Can - Metered Dose
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from direct sunlight
Life time 2 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

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.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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