Ventolin Evohaler 100mcg (Blue Asthma Inhaler)
- Fast Acting Asthma Inhaler Treatment
- Active Ingredient: Salbutomol
- Relaxes Airway & Reduces Inflammation
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- Includes Free Prescription
£16.50 – £49.50
What is the Blue Ventolin Inhaler?
Blue Ventolin Inhaler is a medicine used to help alleviate the symptoms of asthma, it belongs to a group of medications known as ‘reliever’ inhalers as they are used for immediate breathing problems, to provide fast and effective relief. Ventolin Evohaler can also help relieve any asthma symptoms that may occur through exercise or other triggers and helps prevent them from intensifying.
The Ventolin Evohaler contains a propellant called HFA 134a which is gentler to the environment than some other traditional versions of the medicine. There may be a slightly different taste to this inhaler, but this does not affect its effectiveness. Once inhaled, Ventolin Salbutamol normally starts to take effect within 15 minutes and can last up to two to six hours.
Ventolin is a prescription only treatment and is not available to buy over the counter therefore your doctor will need to assess and create a plan to manage your asthma. Our experts at My Pharmacy can offer a quick medical consultation, review your answers and if you meet the requirements for this medicine, we can provide your inhalers straight to you home by purchasing this online.
Please note that whilst Ventolin Evohaler can provider fast and effective relief for your symptoms, in most cases, you will require another inhaler to prevent your asthma symptoms, one that will be used daily. This is often a medicine known as Salbutamol which helps to reduce inflammation and to keep the airways open for your lungs and works to relieve tightness in the chest, wheezing and coughing. If, however, you feel you are using your Salbutamol inhaler more than three times a week, this may indicate that your symptoms are not controlled, and you should seek further advice.
Asthma Inhalers UK
There are many types of asthma inhalers UK available and the one you require will depend on the underlying health condition and the purpose of the medicine. It will also depend on your age, symptoms and the severity of your asthma. They can be classed into three columns
Ventolin Salbutamol is part of a group of medicines which are named fast acting bronchodilators. They work by reducing inflammation and keeping the airways open for the lungs. They also help to relieve tightness in the chest, wheezing and coughing. The medication works by stimulating the beta 2 receptors in the lungs, this allows the muscles to relax and result in better breathing.
Once taken, Ventolin Salbutamol starts to take effect within 15 minutes and can last up to two to six hours.
Ventolin Side Effects
As with any medication side effects can occur when taking Ventolin but these do not affect everyone.
Side effects can include allergic reaction- If you experience any signs of allergic reaction after taking Ventolin, you must stop using the immediately and consult your doctor. These signs can include
• swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat
• Difficulty swallowing or breathing
• Itchy rash
• Feeling faint or light- headed/collapsing
If you experience the following side effects, you should also consult your doctor
• Increased heart rate, i.e. palpitations
• Uneven heartbeat
Do not stop using the medicine unless told to do so by your doctor but inform your doctor if experience any of the above
Please also consult your doctor if you experience any of the following whilst taking this medication
Any sign of allergic reaction after taking Ventolin should be immediately followed by suspending use and talking to a doctor. These signs include –
Swelling of the face, plis, mouth, tongue or throat
Difficulty swallowing or breathing
Feel faint or light headed/collapse
Some other side effects that you should speak to your doctor about include –
Increased heart rate, i.e. palpitations
Do not stop using the medicine unless told to do so by your doctor. Tell your doctor if any of the above happen to you.
Tell your doctor if any of the following also happen with this medicine –
Mouth and throat irritation
Low level of potassium in your blood
Peripheral dilatation, increased blood flow to the extremities
Restlessness or excitability, changes in sleep patterns or other changes in behaviour
What is Asthma?
Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.
It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood, although it can also develop for the first time in adults.
There’s currently no cure, but there are simple treatments that can help keep the symptoms under control so it doesn’t have a big impact on your life.
The main symptoms of asthma are:
Wheezing (a whistling sound when breathing) ,Breathlessness , A tight chest, which may feel like a band is tightening around it, Coughing
The symptoms can sometimes get temporarily worse. This is known as an asthma attack.
Several conditions can cause similar symptoms, so it’s important to get a proper diagnosis and correct treatment.
Your GP will usually be able to diagnose asthma by asking about symptoms and carrying out some simple tests.
Asthma self-assessment tool
The main types are:
Reliever inhalers – used when needed to quickly relieve asthma symptoms (salbutamol) ,Preventer inhalers (steroid) – used every day to prevent asthma symptoms occurring, Some people also need to take tablets.
Causes and triggers
Asthma is caused by swelling (inflammation) of the breathing tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. This makes the tubes highly sensitive, so they temporarily narrow.
It may occur randomly or after exposure to a trigger. Common asthma triggers include:
,Allergies – to house dust mites, animal fur or pollen, for example , Smoke, pollution and cold air, Exercise ,Infections like colds or flu , Identifying and avoiding your asthma triggers can help you keep your symptoms under control
Take the asthma control Test
How to use your inhaler
How to use a Small Volume Spacer
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The following side effects may happen with this medicine:
Allergic Reactions (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
If you have an allergic reaction, stop taking Ventolin Evohaler and see a doctor straight away.
Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you feel your heart is beating faster or stronger than usual (palpitations). This is usually harmless, and usually stops after you have used the medicine for a while. You may feel your heartbeat is uneven or it gives an extra beat, these may affect up to 1 in 10 people.
Tell your doctor if you have any of the following side effects which may also happen with this medicine:
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
Mouth and throat irritation
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)
A low level of potassium in your blood , Increased blood flow to your extremities (peripheral dilatation)., Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) , Changes in sleep patterns and behaviour, such as restlessness and excitability
These are not all the side effects of salbutamol. For a full list see the Patient information leaflet.