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Ventolin spandets (salbutamol)


Salbutamol (Ventolin - A & H) is a sympathomimetic agent with mainly (β-adrenergic activity widely used as a bronchodilator. Ventolin Spandet has now been introduced as a slow-release preparation of oral salbutamol. The manufacturers make the specific claim that a single dose gives ‘predictable sustained relief of symptoms for up to 12 hours’, and recommend a daily dose of one. Spandet (salbutamol sulphate 8 mg) at bedtime and one after breakfast.

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