Asthma can worsen with ventolin inhaler compoundA compound used in the leading brand of asthma inhaler can make the allergy worse, as per scientists. Millions of people suffering from asthma make use of inhalers also known as salbutamol or salbuterol for getting relief from wheezing and also use inhaled steroids for preventing occurrence of the condition.

It was feared by the scientists that a compound in Ventolin inhalers can react with steroids that are used for preventing asthma attacks.

It was remarked by Dr Mark Aronica, of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio that clinical studies in future would be required if this is the case.