Ventolin HFA (Albuterol Sulfate Inhaler) Prescriptions Available Online Today

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Can You Get Ventolin HFA (Albuterol Sulfate Inhaler) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Ventolin HFA (Albuterol Sulfate Inhaler) online after a medical evaluation.

You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Ventolin HFA. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Ventolin HFA, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.

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What Is Ventolin HFA (Albuterol Sulfate Inhaler)?

Ventolin HFA is the brand name for albuterol, a quick relief bronchodilator that helps open your breathing passages. It treats breathing trouble caused by asthma, exercise-induced asthma, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Ventolin HFA Prescription FAQs

Does Ventolin Inhaler Have Steroids?

No, Ventolin inhaler does not contain steroids. Another type of inhaler used by people with breathing problems involves inhaled corticosteroids, but not Ventolin HFA.

Is it OK to Use Ventolin for Coughing?

If coughing is caused by asthma, it is safe to use Ventolin HFA. If your cough has another cause, such as a cold, allergies, or bronchitis, talk to your doctor before using Ventolin HFA for your cough.

How Many Puffs of Ventolin is Safe?

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), you should not take more than 12 puffs of Ventolin HFA per day. Do not take more than 12 puffs per day without talking to your doctor first.

Are Ventolin and Albuterol the Same?

Yes, Ventolin is one brand name for albuterol.

How Long Does It Take for Ventolin to Take Effect?

It takes about 15 to 30 minutes for Ventolin to take effect, especially if you are using it before working out to prevent exercise-induced asthma.

Was There a Ventolin HFA Recall?

In 2017, nearly 600,000 units of Ventolin HFA were voluntarily recalled due to a potential problem with the delivery system, and there was a risk that patients weren’t getting as much medication per puff as usual.

What Are the Associated Dosages and Treatments for Ventolin HFA?

Always follow your doctor’s dosage instructions since they may vary from these. The typical dosage of Ventolin HFA is 2 inhalations every 4 to 6 hours.

What Are the Benefits of Ventolin HFA?

Ventolin treats and prevents breathing problems like wheezing or shortness of breath in people with asthma, exercise-induced asthma, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

What Are the Side Effects of Ventolin HFA?

Like any medication, Ventolin HFA carries a risk of side effects, which may include:

  • Choking
  • Wheezing
  • Fast heart rate
  • Chest pain
  • Pounding or fluttering heartbeat
  • Burning or pain when you urinate
  • Low potassium
  • High blood sugar
  • Body aches
  • Back pain
  • Nervousness
  • Sinus pain
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach

What Are the Considerations and Precautions of Ventolin HFA?

While generally safe, Ventolin HFA isn’t right for everybody. Always tell your doctor about all the medications you take and share your complete medical history to prevent potentially serious complications.

What Are the Drug Interactions for Ventolin HFA?

Always tell your doctor about every medication you take, including vitamins, supplements, and over the counter medications. Ventolin HFA may cause serious interactions with some medications, including:

  • Other inhaled medications or bronchodilators
  • Diuretics (water pills)
  • Digoxin
  • Antidepressants like desipramine, amitriptyline, imipramine, nortriptyline, doxepin, and others
  • Beta-blockers like carvedilol, atenolol, labetalol, propranolol, metoprolol, sotalol, and others
  • MAO inhibitors like linezolid, isocarboxazid, methylene blue injection, rasagiline, phenelzine, tranylcypromine, selegiline, and others

What Are Other Ventolin HFA Warnings?

Ventolin HFA may complicate certain medical conditions. Be sure to share your medical history with your doctor, especially:

  • High blood pressure
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Heart rhythm disorder
  • Low potassium levels
  • Overactive thyroid

What Should You Know About Ventolin HFA and Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?

Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of using Ventolin HFA during pregnancy or breastfeeding since research on the safety of Ventolin HFA on pregnancy and breastfeeding is limited.

Can You Buy Ventolin HFA Online?

Yes. With PlushCare you can schedule an appointment any time to see if Ventolin HFA is right for you.

At your appointment time, you will be asked to provide your medications and medical history; then you’ll talk to a doctor about whether Ventolin HFA is right for you. If the doctor believes you would benefit from Ventolin HFA, they will electronically send a prescription to your pharmacy, where you can pick it up when it’s ready.

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