Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 8, 2023.
Recommended Dosage for Bronchospasm (Acute Episodes or Symptoms Associated with Bronchospasm)
Adult and pediatric patients aged 4 years and older: 2 inhalations by oral inhalation repeated every 4 to 6 hours; in some patients, 1 inhalation every 4 hours may be sufficient. More frequent administration or a greater number of inhalations is not recommended.
Recommended Dosage for Prevention of Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm
Adult and pediatric patients aged 4 years and older: 2 inhalations by oral inhalation 15 to 30 minutes before exercise.
VENTOLIN HFA should be administered by the orally inhaled route only.
Priming VENTOLIN HFA is essential to ensure appropriate albuterol content in each actuation. Prime VENTOLIN HFA before using for the first time, when the inhaler has not been used for more than 2 weeks, or when the inhaler has been dropped. To prime VENTOLIN HFA, release 4 sprays into the air away from the face, shaking well before each spray. Avoid spraying in eyes.
To ensure proper dosing and to prevent actuator orifice blockage, wash the actuator with warm water and let it air-dry completely at least once a week.
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