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Albuterol Inhalation

(al-BYOO-ter-all)

Albuterol (Ventolin, Proventil) is a quick-relief medicine for wheezing and asthma.

It is used to open the airways of the lungs.

Albuterol is given to your child either through an aerosol machine (nebulizer) or metered-dose inhaler (MDI). 

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013