What Is Albuterol Solution?
solution is a prescription medication used to treat airway spasms (called bronchospasms). Bronchospasms are most common in people with asthma
, but can also occur in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema
. Albuterol solution is used in a nebulizer, a device that changes liquid medications into fine droplets that are inhaled into the lungs.
Different Albuterol Solutions
There are several different albuterol solutions. These albuterol solutions include:
- Albuterol 0.083 percent (2.5 mg per 3 mL) single-use vials
- Albuterol 0.021 percent (0.63 mg per 3 mL) single-use vials (Accuneb®)
- Albuterol 0.042 percent (1.25 mg per 3 mL single-use vials (Accuneb)
- Albuterol 0.5 percent (5 mg per mL) multi-use vials (Proventil®).