Frequently asked questions about Generic Proventil
Since you are visiting this page, we assume that you want to buy Proventil online. If you have already used the drug or have a prescription from your doctor, you can skip this article and proceed to buying the drug from our online drugstore following the link above. If you have been diagnosed with the disorder that requires the medication use just recently, we advise you to read this guide based on the most frequently asked questions about the medication.
What is Generic Proventil?
Generic Proventil is not a registered name but rather a collective term for medications based on Albuterol which are bronchodilators from the group of selective Beta2-adrenergic agonists. The term is used to help people who know only one name of the medication, Proventil, to find other drugs with the same composition and effect.
What is the difference between Generic Proventil and the brand medication?
The drugs marketed as Generic Proventil are identical to the brand-name drug called Proventil. The difference in the names and prices is due to the fact that the medications are made by different drug makers. Generics are legal and widely used. Moreover, they are even promoted by the World Health Organization since generics make appropriate treatment affordable for the broader population.
When is the drug used?
The medication is used bronchial asthma, exercise-induced bronchospasm, high blood potassium levels, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and chronic bronchitis.
How does Generic Proventil act?
The medication stops asthma attacks through opening up the medium and large airways in the lungs and facilitating breathing. The drug starts to act in 15 minutes and provides the effect for up to 5 hours. Due to the short duration of action is not suitable for the prevention of asthma attacks.
How to use the drug?
The drug is available in a form of inhaler or nebulizer, pills, and intravenous injections. The most commonly used forms are inhalers and nebulizers. Before you buy Proventil online, even though you can do so without a prescription, it is still advised to consult your doctor first. The general dosage of the medicine intake in form of inhaler is 2 inhalations every 4 to 6 hours for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. If you suffer from exercise-induced bronchospasm, you should make 2 inhalations 15 to 30 minutes before you exercise. In other cases, you should consult your doctor.
Can Generic Proventil cure asthma?
No, the drug cannot cure the disease yet it can greatly improve the quality of life of an affected individual.
Who cannot use Generic Proventil?
You should not buy Proventil online if you are allergic to the substance or for your infants and children younger than 4 years of age unless your doctor tells you to do so and supervises the treatment. The medication should be also used with caution in people with tachyarrhythmia, heart failure, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, pheochromocytoma, during pregnancy and lactation.
What side effects can the drug cause?
The most frequent side effects are tachycardia (during pregnancy both in the mother and the baby), headache, tremor, nervousness; less frequent are dizziness, insomnia, muscle cramps, nausea, vomiting, sweating. The rarest reactions are allergy (hives, skin rash), angioedema, paradoxical bronchospasm, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, arrhythmia, chest pain, hypokalemia, neuropsychiatric disorders, agitation, disorientation, impaired memory, aggressiveness, and panic attacks.
How to buy Generic Proventil without a prescription?
In some countries, the drug is sold only with a prescription. If you live in one of such countries and do not want to renew your prescription regularly, you can purchase the medication from our online pharmacy which is situated in the country where the medication is sold over-the-counter.