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Is Ventolin HFA safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

At this time, albuterol, the active ingredient in Ventolin HFA, is the first-line therapy for treatment of mild intermittent asthma during pregnancy, if treatment is required. Talk to your doctor about the safety of Ventolin HFA treatment for you specifically if you are pregnant or nursing.

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