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    Prescription under medical supervision


    Therapeutic action

    • Short-acting bronchodilator


    • Symptomatic treatment of asthma attack

    Forms and strengths

    • Solution for inhalation in pressurised metered dose inhaler, 100 micrograms/puff


    Dosage depends on the severity of attack and patient’s response.
    For information :

    • 2 to 4 puffs (up to 10 puffs depending on severity) every 10 to 30 minutes

    Administration technique

    • Shake the inhaler.
    • Breathe out as completely as possible. Place the lips tightly around the mouthpiece. Inhale deeply while activating the inhaler. Hold breath 10 seconds before exhaling.
    • Co-ordination between the hand and inhalation is very difficult in children under 6 years, elderly patients and patients with severe dyspnoea. Use a spacer to facilitate administration and improve the efficacy of treatment.

    Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions

    • May cause: headache, tremor and tachycardia.
    • In the event of bronchial infection, administer simultaneously with appropriate antibacterial treatment.
    • Pregnancy: no contra-indication
    • Breast-feeding: no contra-indication


    • Clean the mouthpiece before and after each use.
    • Do not pierce or incinerate used aerosol containers. Empty all residual gas, then bury.


    - Below 25 °C