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Do either ventolin or albuterol contain steroids?

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7 Feb 2010

No, Ventolin or albuterol does not contain steroids.

Ventolin (albuterol) is a sympathomimetic (beta agonist) bronchodilator that relaxes the smooth muscle in the airways which allows air to flow in and out of the lungs more easily.

Ventolin is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people with reversible obstructive airway disease. It is also used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm.

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