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PROAIR RESPICLICK is the brand name for albuterol sulfate and is available in an oral inhalation powder form.

What dosages is PROAIR RESPICLICK available in?

What dosages is PROAIR RESPICLICK available in?

PROAIR RESPICLICK is a dry powder inhaler that meters 117 mcg of albuterol sulfate (equivalent to 97 mcg of albuterol base) from the device reservoir and delivers 108 mcg of albuterol sulfate (equivalent to 90 mcg of albuterol base) from the mouthpiece per actuation. The inhaler is supplied with 200 inhalation doses.

What is PROAIR RESPICLICK used for?

What is PROAIR RESPICLICK used for?

PROAIR RESPICLICK inhalation powder is a beta2-adrenergic agonist which is indicated for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in patients 4 years of age and older with reversible obstructive airway disease. or the Prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm in patients 4 years of age and older.



PROAIR RESPICLICK is a bronchodilator and works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs. This prevents and treats wheezing and shortness of breath caused by breathing problems.



PROAIR RESPICLICK is for oral inhalation only. When used in the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in adults and children 4 years of age and older, 2 inhalations every 4 to 6 hours. In some patients, 1 inhalation every 4 hours may be sufficient. When used in the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm in adults and children 4 years of age and older, 2 inhalations 15 to 30 minutes before exercise.

Is it safe for me to take PROAIR RESPICLICK?

Is it safe for me to take PROAIR RESPICLICK?

PROAIR RESPICLICK is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use PROAIR RESPIHALER if you have hypersensitivity to albuterol or have severe hypersensitivity to milk proteins.



Common side effects of PROAIR RESPICLICK include:

  • back pain
  • pain
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • sinus headache
  • urinary tract infection
  • nasopharyngitis
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • vomiting
PROAIR RESPICLICK Serious Side Effects

PROAIR RESPICLICK Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with PROAIR RESPICLICK, however, paradoxical bronchospasm may occur. Discontinue PROAIR RESPICLICK immediately and treat with alternative therapy.

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on PROAIR RESPICLICK

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on PROAIR RESPICLICK

The following medications may interact with PROAIR RESPICLICK:

  • other short-acting sympathomimetic aerosol bronchodilators and adrenergic drugs may potentiate effect. beta-blockers may decrease effectiveness of PROAIR RESPICLICK and produce severe bronchospasm. diuretics, or non-potassium sparing diuretics may potentiate hypokalemia or ECG changes
  • digoxin may decrease serum digoxin levels
  • monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants may potentiate effect of albuterol on the cardiovascular system



Is PROAIR RESPICLICK safe in pregnancy?

Is PROAIR RESPICLICK safe in pregnancy?

PROAIR RESPICLICK is safe to use at prescribed normal doses if you have difficulty breathing during your pregnancy.


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What is ProAir?

ProAir is an FDA-approved albuterol inhaler that acts as a bronchodilator. It’s designed to treat or prevent bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease and to prevent bronchospasm caused by exercise. ProAir is suitable for adults and children aged 4 years and above.

Warnings for ProAir

ProAir should be used with caution in patients with underlying heart conditions, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, low potassium, ketoacidosis, or a history of seizures. It’s crucial not to exceed the recommended dosage as this can lead to adverse cardiovascular effects or even be fatal in cases of asthma. Paradoxical bronchospasm, where breathing difficulties worsen, is a serious warning sign to seek immediate medical attention.

Contraindications for ProAir

ProAir HFA should not be used by individuals who are allergic to albuterol or milk proteins (specific to ProAir RespiClick)​​.

Side Effects of ProAir

Common side effects include palpitations, chest pain, shakiness, nervousness, headaches, dizziness, sore throat, and runny nose. Severe side effects can occur and should be promptly reported to a healthcare provider​​.

Drug Interactions with ProAir

ProAir may interact with other inhaled medicines, bronchodilators, digoxin, diuretics, certain antidepressants, beta-blockers, and MAO inhibitors. Patients should inform their healthcare providers about all other medications they are taking to avoid potential drug interactions​​​​.

Dosage Forms of ProAir

ProAir is available as an HFA inhalation aerosol, inhalation powder, and an inhalation solution suitable for a nebulizer. The specific form prescribed should be used according to the instructions provided to ensure safety and effectiveness​​​​.

For comprehensive guidance on ProAir, including detailed instructions for use, consult the medication’s prescribing information or a healthcare professional.

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