Only a small proportion of the two affected batches of Ventolin
Accuhaler and the one affected batch of Seretide distributed to the UK market are defective.
The recalled products are: Ventolin
200mcg - Accuhaler 1x60D 786G Expiry date: 05/2019 Ventolin
200mcg - Accuhaler 1x60D 754P Expiry date: 05/2019 Seretide 50/250mcg - Accuhaler 1x60D 5K8W Expiry date: 04/2019
None of the asthma-related hospitalizations, emergency department (ED) visits, and Ventolin
nebulizer treatments at the outpatient clinic showed an increasing trend during pregnancy.
In our study, out of 202 participants, 168(83.2%) used MDI, mainly Ventolin
and Seretide, while 34(16.8%) used DPI.
A manager associated with the sales of Glaxo Smithkline , the manufacturer of the Ventolin
, told reporter here on Sunday that most of the GSK's products were very much available in market while the Ventolin
was short from the market since last one month due to some production related issues.
"I carry my Ventolin
with me everywhere, even if I am just going to the shopping centre.
Inhaler 1OOY x 200###PKIR 163.66###PKR 100.00
When children are diagnosed with asthma they are typically given a blue Ventolin
inhaler to provide instant relief from attacks, but some need to use them so frequently that doctors also prescribe a steroid inhaler or, where this does not work, Salmeterol for longer-acting treatment.
In contrast, there was no significant difference in documented positive response rates to albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin
, Volmax, Vospire) among premature and kill-term infants (43.4% vs.
Initially a child would be prescribed a blue Ventolin
inhaler to be used when they have asthma symptoms.
Talking on the issue, a pharmacist with Wid Pharmacy in Al Sadd, Ola Muhammad, said the pharmacy had witnessed almost 50 percent increase in sale of asthma drugs like Ventolin
, Aramys and Rhinocort as well as medicines to relieve cold and flu conditions.
Quick relief, or rescue medications mainly come in the form of short-acting bronchodilators (inhalers) such as Proventil, Ventolin
, Xopenex and corticosteroids such as methylprednisolone.