Albuterol Rotacaps

Albuterol Rotacaps

Generic: Salbutamol1


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Asthma is a disease of airways of lungs. These airways help us to allow air to come in and out of the lungs. If someone is suffering from asthma his airways are always inflamed. They get even more swollen sides around airways gets tighten when something starts symptoms. Due to this it is becomes more difficult for air to move in and out of the lungs.

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Albuterol Rotacaps 

Albuterol Rotacaps is a prescribed medicine used to heal narrowing of airway in individuals who are suffering from obstructive airway disease, which is named as bronchospasm. It may also used to cure bronchospasm which is induced due to exercise. Albuterol comes under the group of drugs named beta agonists. They help the smooth muscle of the lungs to relax easily, making it easier to breathe in and out. 

How does Drug Work? 

Albuterol Rotacaps helps smooth muscle of the lungs to relax normally, making it easier to breathe in and out.  Abuterol Rotacaps inhibits the release of bronchoconstricting agents from mast cells, which leads to narrowing of airways. 

What is the Dosage of Albuterol Rotacaps? 

Albuterol Rotacaps Dose prescribed by physician / pharmacist may be depends upon the various Conditions. Like: 

  • Medical condition of patient
  • Other medicines  taken by patient
  • How you respond to this medication
  • Body weight of patient
  •  Height of patient
  • Gender of patient 


Albuterol comes in many dosage forms. Such as a tablet, syrup, and an sustained release tablet. The sustained release tablets are taken once every 12 hours. Albuterol also comes as a solution to be inhaled into the mouth using a nebulizer and is usually used 3 or 4 times a day. 

Albuterol Dosage form as Syrup 

  • Drug Dose for the Adults And Children - Dose for adults and children is 2 mg (1 teaspoonful) or 4 mg (2 teaspoonfuls) 3 or 4 times a day.
  •  Drug Dose for the Children 6 to 14 Years of Age- 2 mg (1 teaspoonful) 3 or 4 times a day.


Albuterol Dosage form as Aerosol  

  • Drug Dose for Adults And Children - Starting Dose is 2 inhalations of Aerosol and it is repeated after every 4 to 6 hours.


Albuterol Dosage form as Sustained Release Tablets 

  • Drug Dose for Adults and Children– Starting dose of Sustained Release Tablets is 8 mg after every 12 hours.


 What are the indications of Albuterol Rotacaps? 

 It is used as Tablets, syrups and Aerosols. In case of intranasal aerosols used to manage symptoms of allergic and non-allergic brochospasm, and in case of Tablets; taken orally for the maintenance and therapy of asthma. 


What are the Side Effects of Albuterol Rotacaps? 

Most commonly reported accounted side effects are as follows: 

  • Severe Headache
  •  Feeling of Nausea
  • Feeling of Dizziness
  • Heart Rate Faster Than Normal
  • Irritation in throat 


Exceptional side-effects are mentioned below: 

  • Cramps in muscle
  • Feeling of Restlessness

Stop the use of Albuterol Rotacaps and consult your physician if patient notice any of the following side effects: 

  • Rashes on skin surface, swelling under the skin as known as angioedema or feeling of dizziness.  

This is not a complete list of all side effects occur in patients due to Albuterol Rotacaps. Others side effects may appear in some people and some of the side effects are not yet acknowledged. 

What are the Drug Interactions of Albuterol rotacaps? 

Tell your physician/pharmacist about your medical history including prescribed and non-prescribed medications.

Especially tell your doctor if you come in daily contact with:

  • Other inhaled medicines or Asthma medicines
  • Beta blocker medicines for heart Disease
  • Diuretics
  • Digoxin
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • Tricyclic antidepressants

Interactions of Albuterol rotacaps with Food/Tobacco 

Some medicines would not be used at the time of eating food because interactions of food may occur with drugs. Consult your Doctor or Pharmacist about the use of Medicines with food/tobacco.

This is not a complete list of Albuterol Rotacaps drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information regarding the intake of this medicine.

How do I store Albuterol Rotacaps? 

  • This medicine should be kept out of the reach of children.
  • Storage of Albuterol Rotacaps should be in a cool, dry place and storage temperature of Albuterol rotacaps is below 30°C.
  • Do not fill a drug into your Rotahaler until and unless you are going to take a dose of drug.
  • Check the expiry date printed on the maker's label on the cardboard box.


What to do if I miss a dose of medication? 

  • Never double the dose of Medicine.
  • Read the information of drug that was given to patient.
  •  Consult your physician if you miss your regular dose. 


What to do if I Over Dose? 

Drug over dose may be accidental or intentional. Differently to a drug over dose. 

  • In case of over dosing call emergency for help.
  • Begin with First Aid treatment.
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