Albuterol is a nebulizer which is primarily used to treat the patients of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a bronchodilator which is given through a metered dose inhaler to give relief to bronchial smooth muscles. Albuterol is a beta 2- adrenergic receptor agonist to give relief in Bronchospasm. The Albuterol dosage as directed by the doctor in cases of asthma is 2 puffs after 4 to 6 hours. Inhalation capsules 200mcg after every 4 to 6 hours which may be increased to 400mcg after every 4 to 6 hours as and when required. The patients who have a medical history of blood pressure, heart disease, obstructive thyroid and seizures such as epilepsy must discuss with their doctor before taking Albuterol.

The prescribed Albuterol dosage for Bronchospasm prophylaxis is 2 puffs 15 minutes before exercise and inhalation capsules 200 mcg to inhaled 15 minutes before exercise.

The dosage of generic Albuterol inhaler for asthma maintenance is 2 puffs every 4 to 6 hours through a metered dose inhaler. Large number of inhalations is not recommended in asthmatic maintenance. The dose of capsules is 200 mcg every 4 to 6 hours which may increase to 400 mcg every 4 to 6 hours.

The dosage of generic Albuterol inhaler for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is 2 puffs every 4 to 6 hours through a metered dose inhaler. The use of a portable nebulizer is done by priming the inhaler. Priming is done by spraying the inhaler 4 times in the air away from the face. The patients should be very careful while using generic Albuterol inhalations capsules. It is extremely vital to check the dosage mentioned in the prescription label. The overdose symptoms of Albuterol generic are nervousness, dry mouth, headache, chest pain, uneven heart rate. When the patients are consuming Albuterol generic through inhalations capsules they are not required to increase even a single dose without the consent of their doctor otherwise the consequences could be dire.

The use of Albuterol inhaler generic is quite simple. First of all canister should be shacked properly before every spray. The mouth piece should be kept in the mouth and then close the lips. If the patient is using Albuterol inhaler generic more than once then he/she must wait for one minute before puffing twice. It is very important to keep the inhaler clean and it has to clean once in a week by removing the canister properly.

The generic for Albuterol both in the form of inhaler as well as inhalations capsules has to be administered cautiously. The dosage should be administered appropriately as mentioned in the prescription label. It is very important to get the prescription of generic for Albuterol refilled before the patient runs out of stock.

Here is Mr. Mathews who used Albuterol inhaler for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Hello friends my name is William Matthews and I was a mining engineer. In the initial days of my career I have to work in coal mines for long hours. I got affected with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Heavy coughs and Bronchospasm became a part of my life. I tried various medicines but to no avail. One of my colleagues took me to his health care provider and I was recommended Albuterol generic inhaler. I used the inhaler and after few weeks the response of the medicine was outstanding. The best part of using Albuterol generic inhaler is after puffing it there is a major relief in the bronchial smooth muscles after five minutes. I am really satisfied with the results and can say that it is a fabulous bronchodilator. One of my friends was recently diagnosed with Bronchospasm prophylaxis and he is prescribed Albuterol sulfate generic. He is using Albuterol generic sulfate and there has been a considerable improvement in his condition.

The efficacy and response of the medicine is commendable. It is prominent for the patients to discuss their medical condition with the doctor before using the drug. The side effects of Albuterol are minimal but overdose could lead to serious side effects. The patients are advised to check the dose mentioned in the prescription label.

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