Albuterol is what’s known as a short-acting beta2-agonist or SABA. SABAs are a recommended treatment for relieving the sudden symptoms of asthma and for preventing exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB).1 They are also recommended for treating COPD.3
When you have an asthma attack or a bronchospasm in your airways, the muscles around your airways tighten, making it harder to breathe.1
Albuterol relaxes the muscles around the airways1 and lets more air flow through. Albuterol generally acts within 3-5 minutes after it has been inhaled.1
The ProAir® HFA inhaler is designed to give you more time to breathe in the albuterol. That’s because it delivers a spray that is:2
ProAir® HFA also comes with a convenient dose counter that tells you:3
Learn more about how the ProAir® HFA inhaler is different.
ProAir® HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol is indicated in patients 4 years of age and older for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease and for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm.
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