Ventolin HFA is a prescription medicine used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people 4 years and older with reversible obstructive airway disease. Ventolin HFA is normally known as just Ventolin or Generic Ventolin and the active ingredient is Albuterol (Albuterol Sulfate).
Ventolin vs Ventolin hfa
The albuterol and levalbuterol HFA inhalers have a different propellant called hydrofluoroalkane (HFA). Albuterol HFA and albuterol CFC inhalers may taste and feel different.
It may surprise you to learn that albuterol and Ventolin are the same thing. Albuterol is the generic name of the drug. Ventolin is the brand name of a specific inhaler that contains the drug albuterol. Albuterol is a bronchodilator.