Salbutamol is a Medicine belongs to sympathomimetic group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1249   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Airomir,Asmasal,Kentamol,Derihaler,Accuneb,ProAir,Proventil.

  ►  Strength : Injection with 50  microgram/ml, Aerosol with 100  Microgram,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 355   Edition : 12, Martindale    Page : 1248   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : inhalation, Oral, IV,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1248   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Acute bronchospasm inhalation 100 micrograms Aerosol q.i.d.
2 Acute bronchospasm Oral 2 4 mg Tablet t.i.d/q.i.d
3 Severe attack of bronchospasm IV 250 micrograms Injection
4 Bronchospasm s.c/ i.m 500 micrograms Injection Every 4 hours.
5 Premature labour IV infusion 200 micrograms/mL Injection In glucose 5%.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1220   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Bronchospasm 1 Month 18 Year inhalation 100 micrograms Aerosol q.i.d.
2 Bronchospasm 1 Month 18 Year inhalation 200 micrograms Aerosol q.i.d.
3 Bronchospasm 1 Month 2 Year Oral 100 micrograms/kg Tablet t.i.d/q.i.d
4 Bronchospasm 2 Year 6 Year Oral 1 2 mg Tablet t.i.d/q.i.d
5 Bronchospasm 6 Year 12 Year Oral 2 mg Tablet t.i.d/q.i.d
6 Bronchospasm 3 Year 12 Year Oral 4 mg Tablet b.d.
7 Bronchospasm < 12 Year inhalation 100 micrograms Aerosol q.i.d.
8 Acute severe asthmatic attacks 1 Month 18 Year IV 1 2 micrograms/kg/min Injection
9 Acute severe asthmatic attacks 1 Month 2 Year IV 5 micrograms/kg Injection
10 Acute severe asthmatic attacks 2 Year 18 Year IV 15 micrograms Injection
11 Severe hyperkalaemia IV 4 micrograms/kg Injection

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 1221   Edition : 38,
►  Side Effect : fine tremor, palpitations, tachycardia, nervous tension, headache, peripheral vasodilatation, muscle cramp, hypokalaemia, hypersensitivity reactions, visual hallucinations, Hyperglycaemia, pulmonary oedema, retinopathy,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1246   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Salbutamol is with other,  Propranolol , Corticosteroids,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1247   Edition : 37, Martindale    Page : 1406   Edition : ,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  NA


►  Contraindication : Arrhythmia, Diabetes mellitus, , hyperthyroidism,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1247   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   NA

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Long peper with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Anti-inflammatory effect --- (Kokate, C.K. and A.p. Purohit. Pharmacognosy. Nirali prakashan: Chennai, 2013. Print. )

  •   ►  URL -- https://books.google.co.in/books?id=KwYIsLRyDp4C&pg=SL1-PA47&dq=Kokate, +C.K.+Pharmaco,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Fecal, Hepatic (Metabolism), Renal,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1245   Edition : 37,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   4 hours,    Max value :-   6 hours,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1247   Edition : 37,

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   3 hours,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1248   Edition : 37,