The manufacturer of Ventolin (salbutamol) nebules, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has informed us that they are anticipating a temporary supply outage of Ventolin nebules 2.5mg/2.5mL.
There are no temporary supply outage issues with Ventolin puffers/inhalers or Ventolin nebules 5mg/2.5mL.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
|Which medicine is affected?
Ventolin nebules 2.5mg/2.5mL.
|How long will the supply outage last?
|Expected until Thursday 1 August 2024.
|What is this medicine used for?
|Sometimes used to treat asthma, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) as well as other respiratory conditions.
|What should I do in the meantime?
|Talk with your doctor about other options. Some are listed in the fact sheet below.
|Where can I find out more?
|Download the factsheet here:
|Is my Ventolin puffer affected?
|No. There are no supply issues with Ventolin puffers or generic options.
|Are my Ventolin nebules 5mg/2.5mL affected?
|No. There are no supply issues with this nebule strength or generic options.
SUPPLY OUTAGE FACTSHEET