Salbutamol

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Compatibility of nebuliser solution combinations

22 June 2022Guidance on what to consider when mixing nebuliser solutions and advice on which combinations are compatible.

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for obstructive airways disease

25 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Bronchodilators Most bronchodilators are considered to…
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Lactation Safety Information

Inhalation

Inhalation
Yes
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Synonym: albuterol
Selective beta2 agonist bronchodilator
No published evidence of safety
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug’s properties
Extensive experience of safe use in breastfeeding
Used in infants >1 month
30 July 2020

Oral

Oral
Yes
Salbutamol/ Terbutaline inhaler
Synonym: albuterol
Selective beta2 agonist bronchodilator
No published evidence of safety
Higher milk levels than after inhalation administration expected
Used in infants >1 month
30 July 2020

Parenteral

Parenteral
Salbutamol inhaler/oral
Synonym: albuterol
Selective beta2 agonist bronchodilator
No published evidence of safety
Higher milk levels than after inhalation or oral administration expected
Monitor infant for tremor and irritability
30 July 2020