Ventolin ® (salbutamol) is available as an alcohol-free and CFC-free Inhaler, 100 micrograms per actuation. Ventolin is a partially funded Prescription Medicine. You will need to pay a part charge for this medicine. It is a short-acting bronchodilator used for the relief of asthma symptoms. Use strictly as directed. Do not use Ventolin : If you are sensitive to any of the ingredients in the preparation. Tell your doctor: If you feel that the medicine has become less effective or you are using more than usual, have hyperthyroidism, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, are taking any other medicine or herbal remedy including those you buy from a supermarket, pharmacy or health food shop. Side Effects may include: Headache, nausea, shaky or tense feeling, fast or irregular heart beat, 'warm' feeling (caused by blood vessels expanding under the skin), mouth or throat irritation, shortness of breath or wheezing. If symptoms continue or you have side effects, see your doctor, pharmacist or health professional. Additional Consumer Medicine Information for Ventolin is available at . Prices for Ventolin may vary across pharmacies. Normal doctor's office visit fees apply. Ask your doctor if Ventolin is right for you.