Consumer Medicine Information
All medicines have benefits and risks. Your doctor has weighed the risks of you taking Asmol inhaler against the benefits they expect it will have for you. If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
What Asmol inhaler is used for
Asmol inhaler is used to help treat the symptoms of:
and other breathing problems.
In people who have difficulty breathing during exercise, Asmol inhaler may also be used before exercise to keep the air passages open. Asmol inhaler helps to control your condition but does not cure it
Asmol inhaler belongs to a group of medicines called bronchodilators or beta-2 agonists. Asmol is inhaled into the lungs and works rapidly to open up the air passages in your lungs. Asmol inhaler gives fast relief from your chest symptoms and so is often called a “reliever” medicine.
Your doctor may have prescribed Asmol inhaler for another reason. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Asmol inhaler has been prescribed for you.
Do not use Asmol inhaler if
Do not use Asmol inhaler if you are allergic to medicines containing salbutamol or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet. Some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction may include skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips or tongue which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing, wheezing or shortness of breath. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal. Your doctor and pharmacist have more information on medicines to be careful with or avoid while using Asmol inhaler.