2nd October 2019

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What is the trade name for albuterol?

BRAND NAME(S): Proventil, Ventolin. USES: Albuterol (also known as salbutamol) is used to prevent and treat wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems (e.g., asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). It is also used to prevent asthma brought on by exercise.

Accordingly, is there a generic albuterol sulfate inhaler?

Why There Are so Few Generic Inhalers. Since the transition to HFA-based propellant inhalers, most generic albuterol inhalers are no longer available. Albuterol is now only available in ?multiple brand-name versions, including Proventil, ProAir, and Ventolin.
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