Ventolin Inhaler

(7 customer reviews)


A Ventolin inhaler is used to treat asthma. It works by opening up the airways making it easier to breathe. It is used for quick relief of symptoms and is otherwise known as a ‘reliever’.

  • To ensure good asthma control, we will only issue a maximum of 1 inhaler per month or 2 inhalers in any 8 week period. If you require an inhaler more frequently, it may be a sign you need to have your asthma reviewed.
  • If you are ordering because you have lost your inhaler, please let us know.
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What is a Ventolin Inhaler?

A Ventolin inhaler is used by people who suffer from asthma to relieve the symptoms of their condition. Ventolin works by opening the airways so that air can move in and out more easily.  

How do you use a Ventolin Inhaler?

Before using your inhaler, it is important to breathe as slowly as possible. Following this, follow the steps below: 

  1. Stand or sit upright 
  1. Remove the Ventolin inhaler mouthpiece cover, gently squeezing the sides with your thumb and forefinger to pull apart 
  1. Shake the inhaler four/five times 
  1. Hold the Ventolin inhaler upright, with the thumb on the base below the mouthpiece 
  1. Breathe out as far as comfortable 
  1. Place the mouthpiece in your mouth, between your teeth and close your lips around it 
  1. Breathe in through your mouth and then press down on the top of the canister (whilst still breathing in steadily and deeply 
  1. Hold your breath and remove the inhaler from your mouth 

If you need to take another puff, wait about a minute and a half, and always replace the mouthpiece cover following use.

Young users may need help to operate the inhaler.
Weak handed users may find it easier to hold the inhaler with both hands. 

Side effects of Ventolin Inhaler?

As with any form of medication, using a Ventolin inhaler has side effects. For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of the Ventolin inhaler.  Below are a few of the common side effects of using a Ventolin inhaler: 

  • Feeling shaky 
  • Headache 
  • Feeling anxious 
  • Irritation to the mouth and throat 

For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of the Ventolin inhaler. 

Interactions of Ventolin Inhaler with alcohol and food?

There are no interactions with food or alcohol when using a Ventolin inhaler.  

Any interactions of Ventolin Inhaler with other drugs?

You should not use a Ventolin Inhaler if you are taking other medications for asthma or if you are taking medication to regulate your heartbeat. 

Is there any reason why I would not be able to take Ventolin Inhaler?

If you a pregnant or trying to get pregnant speak to your GP before starting this course of treatment.  

If you a pregnant or trying to get pregnant speak to your GP before starting this course of treatment.

A Ventolin Inhaler works by opening the airways and therefore effectively reduces coughing, wheezing and tight chests.  

What's the difference between Salbutamol and Ventolin Inhalers?

Ventolin inhalers contains Salbutamol, and is used to treat asthma, acting as a ‘fast acting bronchodilators’ to help your airways stay open and relieve chest tightness, wheezing and coughing. 

Salbutamol inhalers contain the same active ingredient as Ventolin. Ventolin is just a cheaper brand of the salbutamol inhaler but works in the same way. 

Additional information


Ventolin, Salamol (Standard Salbutamol Inhaler)


1 inhaler, 2 inhalers

7 reviews for Ventolin Inhaler

  1. Brittny Goldberg

    I just want to say what a lovely website you have!.
    I am a regular customer of your webshop.

  2. Oskar Wendowski

    Salbutamol inhaler works as always- I couldn’t do without!

  3. Rob Moulton

    This has been a fantastic product for me, sometimes after a long cycle ride, I need a quick puff and e-surgery always provides for me.

  4. Oskar Wendowski

    Works as it should.

  5. Oskar Wendowski

    Exactly the same as the inhaler from my surgery pharmacy.

  6. Oskar Wendowski

    Worked as I expected.

  7. thuria.d.s.abduljhbar

    Was a little dubious to begin with as it’s so much cheaper than other online pharmacies, but this is exactly the same drug that I get at my local pharmacy. Really glad to have found these guys. Thank you!

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