- When required / Reliever Inhaler
- Two puffs when required
- Acts within 5-25 minutes
- Cheaper Option >>> Salbutamol Inhaler from £7.75
NOTE: After requesting this medication, you will need to complete a short assessment, so our GP or Pharmacist can assess if the treatment is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our GP / Pharmacist.
Ventolin Inhalers Online
You can request to buy Ventolin online from our UK registered online pharmacy and doctor service. If your asthma is well controlled, and you already use Ventolin, you can purchase online. Simply complete an online assessment and checkout, and allow our doctors to review your suitability for a repeat online supply. If approved, our doctors will pass a prescription to our pharmacy team who will dispense and dispatch your inhaler to your chosen address.
Ventolin contains the active ingredient Salbutamol Sulphate and is used in the treatment of Asthma. It is the common blue reliever inhaler used by asthma sufferers. The Evohaler contains 100ug of Salbutamol, a quick-acting drug that helps stops an asthma attack when it occurs. The Accuhaler contains 200ug of Salbutamol.
Salbutamol works by relaxing the muscles around your airways to help open them and make it easier for you to breathe.
Salbutamol Sulphate 100 ug
|How Does It Work?|
Salbutamol works by acting on beta-2 receptors in the lungs. When Ventolin stimulates these receptors it causes the muscles in the airways to relax, and this allows airways to open.
|How Quickly Does It Work?|
You should start feeling your symptoms ease straight away
|How do I take it?|
Use 1-2 puffs at a time as required. If you are unsure of your current inhaler technique, speak to your pharmacist.
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Ventolin is available in two forms via our online doctor service. As an Evohaler, or as an Accuhaler. The Evohaler is a 'press and breathe' inhaler. This means that you need to press down on the inhaler to release the dose, and breathe in as you do so. You can read our full guide on how to use different types of inhalers if you're unsure which type of inhaler you usually use.
The Accuhaler meanwhile, contains salbutamol as micro-powders, which are inhaled into the lungs. This type of inhaler is activated upon breathing, so you don't need to time your breath as you do with a normal inhaler. Accuhalers are often more suited to people who may struggle to use an aerosol inhaler due to a disability or other reasons.
Other Asthma Inhalers
You can also purchase the following reliever inhalers at Simple Online Pharmacy;
Asthma is a common condition which affects the body’s respiratory system. It is caused by inflammation in the lungs, and in particular, it’s smaller airways (know as bronchioles) and air sacs ( known as alveoli).
There are currently 5.4 million people in the UK receiving asthma treatment, and it is a long-term condition. However, symptoms can worsen or improve over time, and its severity can often depend on a number of external factors.
To read more about Asthma, it’s causes, symptoms, and treatments, visit the NHS choices site.
What is Ventolin?
Ventolin is a medication used in asthmatics, to relieve acute symptoms of asthma. The active ingredient in Ventolin is salbutamol. Salbutamol works by reducing the constriction in your airways which causes asthma.
Can I buy Ventolin over the counter?
No, Ventolin can not be bought over the counter, as it is a prescription only medication. This means you need to have a doctor prescribe this. If you have not previously been diagnosed with asthma, it is important to make an appointment with your local GP, so they can safely diagnose your symptoms
Can I buy Ventolin online?
Yes. If you have been previously diagnosed with asthma and prescribed Ventolin, you can use our online service, to get a repeat supply. The online supply of Ventolin is for a patient whose asthma is controlled. If you are finding your asthma is difficult to keep under control, you should continue to see your local doctor for your repeats.
What is the difference between Vetolin and Salamol / Salbulatmol inhalers?
Ventolin is the original branded version of Salbutamol, however both Ventolin and Salamol / Salbutamol inhalers contain the same amount of the active ingredient (Salbutamol 200ug).
How long does it take Ventolin to work?
After correct inhalation of a Ventolin inhaler, you should notice your asthma symptoms to improve within 5-25 minutes.
How many puffs of Ventolin is safe?
If used correctly, you should only use TWO puffs of Ventolin at once, or a maximum of EIGHT puffs over a 24 hour period (over 4 doses).
If you find you require your inhaler more frequently, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
How do I use a Ventolin inhaler?
Depending on whether you have an evohaler (press and breathe), or an accuhaler (breathe in), the technique and advice for use of your inhaler is different. You can refer to your patient information leaflet, or read our guide on the different inhaler types.
How does Ventolin work?
Ventolin works by relaxing muscle around your airways and making it easier for you to breathe.
How long should a Ventolin Inhaler last?
This depends on the severity of your asthma and how well it is controlled.
If your asthma is mild and well controlled, your Ventolin inhaler should last a few months. Other asthma sufferers may find it will only last four or five weeks.
Side Effects of Ventolin
Like with all medication, Ventolin can sometimes result in side effects. These side effects do not affect all patients, however, it is important you are aware of them Common Side Effects
- feeling shaky
- heart racing
- muscle cramps
- mouth and throat irritation
- lower the levels of potassium in your blood
- increased blood flow to arms and legs
For a complete list of all side effects, please read the patient leaflet provided with your inhaler.
- rapid heartbeat (palpitations)
- irregular heartbeat
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.
How To Use
Evohaler - Inhale ONE or TWO puffs, when required as directed by nurse or GP. Use a maximum of four doses in a 24 hour period.
If you find you require your inhaler more often than this, speak to your GP.
Watch a video on how to use a pressurised metered dose inhaler.
Accuhaler - Inhale ONE dose up to four times daily when required or as directed by your nurse or GP. Use a maximum of four doses in 24 hours.
Watch a video on how to use an Accuhaler.
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