PROVENTIL HFA Inhalation Aerosol is a pressurized metered-dose inhaler of albuterol sulfate.
This product does not contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) as the propellant.
Albuterol inhalation aerosol is indicated for the prevention and relief of bronchospasm in patients 4 years of age and older with reversible obstructive airway disease (such as asthma) and for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm in patients 4 years of age and older.
Adverse events reported by less than 3% of the patients receiving PROVENTIL HFA
(albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol include: dysphonia, increased sweating, dry mouth, chest pain, edema, rigors, ataxia, leg cramps, hyperkinesia, eructation, flatulence, tinnitus, diabetes mellitus, anxiety, depression, somnolence, rash.
PROVENTIL HFA (Aalbuterol Ssulfate) Inhalation Aerosol should not be used more frequently than recommended.
Do not increase the number of puffs or frequency of doses of PROVENTIL HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol) without consulting your physician.
Priming and Cleaning
It is recommended to prime the inhaler before using for the first time and in cases where the inhaler has not been used for more than 2 weeks by releasing four "test sprays" into the air, away from the face.
SHAKE THE INHALER WELL immediately before each use. Then remove the cap from the mouthpiece. Check mouthpiece for foreign objects prior to use. Make sure the canister is fully inserted into the actuator.
Adapted from Source: http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/1998/20503s4lbl.pdf