Is Salbutamol dangerous?

An item from my search-engine slush-pile “Salbutamol dangerous”.

Assuming there’s a missing question mark, then no, it isn’t. Most people use the aerosol inhaler, and in this form it’s almost impossible to o-d on the stuff (respiratory consultant’s opinion, not mine). Not totally, but you have to make a serious and deliberate attempt to harm yourself for it to actually o-d..

I’ve used Salbutamol (Ventolin), for over 40 years, and for the first half of that period, I was a very Continue reading

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Generic Salbutamol – some thoughts…

I forgot to cover, when I wrote the post about why Ventolin might not be effective, the question of generic Salbutamol.

This, of course, is NOT Ventolin, and from long experience of the stuff, I can tell you with absolute certainty that IT IS NOT AS GOOD AS VENTOLIN. I don’t care what NICE claim – it simply is not as effective.

It may not even be the same drug, at a Continue reading

One dose of Ventolin does nothing – shock report!

In a mind-boggling outbreak of cobblers, Professor Somnath Mukhopadhyay, from Brighton and Professor Colin Palmer, from Edinburgh, have announced that one in ten children have a gene that prevents Salbutamol (Ventolin), acting when taken once a day.

Once a day? Ffs, one dose a day will do bugger all for anyone.

Salbutamol is Continue reading