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Who should take salbutamol?

Salbutamol, also called albuterol, is for people who have lung problems like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and bronchitis. Specifically, it is prescribed to prevent or manage episodes when a person's lungs tighten or swell and make it hard to breathe. People who have these episodes - or spasms - after they exercise may use salbutamol in advance to avoid a potential problem.

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