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Albuterol Sulfate (Salbutamol) is the generic version of ProAir RespiClick, Proair Digihaler, Proventil HFA and Ventolin HFA. This asthma medication belongs to a class of drugs called short-acting beta-agonists. It helps control symptoms like wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing during an asthma attack.
Please note: At this time, this medication is only prescribed as a refill at Dr. B.
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About Albuterol Sulfate (Generic ProAir RespiClick)
How does it work?
Albuterol Sulfate is a bronchodilator. It works quickly to relax the muscles around the airways in the lungs. This helps open up the airways to make breathing easier.
What does it treat?
Albuterol is used to quickly relieve symptoms like coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing. It’s used for immediate relief during an asthma attack. It can also be used to prevent breathing problems during exercise. This medicine is also known as a “rescue inhaler.”
What forms does it come in?
Rescue inhalers like ProAir RespiClick deliver medicine directly to the lungs when you breathe in. Albuterol also comes as a liquid that can be used in nebulizer machines.
Albuterol Sulfate vs. ProAir RespiClick
Albuterol Sulfate is the name of the active ingredient in ProAir RespiClick and other rescue inhalers. Active ingredients are what make the medicine work. ProAir RespiClick is the brand name version of this medicine.
How much will it cost?
Dr. B offers online consultations for $15—which is less than most copays. If an asthma prescription is appropriate, your out-of-pocket medication cost will depend on your insurance and where you decide to get your prescription filled. With a drug discount card, prices for Proventil HFA 90 mcg/Actuation (Aerosol Inhaler) start at $86.70.
* Prices shown with drug discount card applied. Price may differ depending on location.
Proventil HFA 90 mcg/Actuation (Aerosol Inhaler)*
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Albuterol Sulfate (Generic ProAir RespiClick) prescription FAQ
What are the benefits of using Albuterol Sulfate (Generic ProAir RespiClick)?
- Opens airways
- Relieves wheezing
- Improves breathing
- Manages active asthma attacks
- Prevents asthma attacks when taken before exercise
- Provides quick relief
Who should not use this medication?
- People who are allergic to it
- Anyone with a severe allergy to milk proteins
Your healthcare provider needs to know if you have any other medical conditions, such as diabetes or heart problems, and whether you are pregnant. Also, disclose any other medications you are taking. Your licensed provider will determine the safety of using this medicine based on this information.
How do you use this medication?
Each rescue inhaler works slightly differently depending on whether you have a brand or generic version. Follow your medical provider’s instructions to use your inhaler correctly. When you use your inhaler, take a slow, deep breath while breathing in the medicine. Hold your breath for 10 seconds, then breathe out slowly. Don’t use more than one dose unless your licensed provider tells you.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If your health provider wants you to use your inhaler on a regular schedule, then take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for the next dose, just skip it. Don’t take a double dose to catch up.
What happens if I use too much?
Taking too much Albuterol Sulfate can cause side effects like a fast heartbeat, shakiness or feeling nervous.
If you’ve taken too much of your asthma medicine, call your medical provider or local poison control center (800-222-1222) immediately.
Can I get Albuterol Sulfate (Generic ProAir RespiClick) online?
Dr. B can help you get online prescriptions for asthma medicines like Albuterol and ProAir RespiClick. Just fill out a short health questionnaire to start the process. A licensed medical provider will review your health history. If appropriate, they can send a refill or new prescription to your preferred pharmacy.
Medical information reviewed by Dr. Cascya Charlot
Cascya Charlot, MD is the current medical director of Allergy & Asthma Care of Brooklyn, with a focus on pediatric allergy and asthma initiatives. She is also the head of the pediatric allergy and immunology department at NYP Methodist Hospital. A Magna Cum Laude graduate from New York University, Dr. Charlot continued her education at Harvard Medical School, where she went on to complete her residency in internal medicine at NYU Downtown Hospital.
Albuterol can cause some side effects. These effects are usually mild and get better with time. The most common side effects are:
- Fast heart rate
If you experience severe side effects like swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, irregular heartbeat or low potassium—or other new and worrying symptoms—contact your health provider or pharmacist immediately.