Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory

Ventolin

(albuterol)

Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory
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5.32Albuterol

Makes it easier to breathe.

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Our bottom line

Ventolin (Albuterol) is good at stopping asthma attacks and helping you breathe.

Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 75 3ml of 2.5mg/3ml vials
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$8.75
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    $18.62
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    $8.75
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Upsides

  • Stops asthma attacks.
  • Can also help prevent asthma attacks caused by exercise.
  • While there are technically no generic versions of Albuterol, there are many competing brands, which keeps prices pretty low.
People’s experience with Albuterol

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Downsides

  • Can make your heart race temporarily.
Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 75 3ml of 2.5mg/3ml vials
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$8.75
  • Price before coupon
    $18.62
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $8.75
    53% savings
How it works

Ventolin (Albuterol) is a bronchodilator. It relaxes the muscles that tighten your lungs during an asthma attack. This opens airways and makes breathing easier.

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Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Liquid
  • Inhaler

What to expect when you take Ventolin (albuterol) for Asthma

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Side effect rates for Ventolin (albuterol)

147 From clinical trials of Albuterol / All
  • Tremor
  • Nausea
  • Tachycardia
  • Palpitations
  • Nervousness
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Heartburn

Risks and Warnings for Ventolin (albuterol)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Using new canister for the first time

    Rare reports of worsening asthma attacks have been reported when people start a new canister of Ventolin (Albuterol) for the first time. If this happens, call 911 or your doctor immediately.

Common concerns from people taking Ventolin (albuterol)

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Pain
  • Can cause heart racing, headache, and chest pain.