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Albuterol

Ingredients: Albuterol
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Salbutamol, also known as albuterol and marketed as Ventolin among other names, is a medication that opens up the medium and large airways in the lungs. It is used to treat asthma, exercise-induced bronchospasm, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It may also be used to treat high blood potassium levels. It is usually used by inhaler or nebulizer but is also available as a pill and intravenous solution. Onset of action of the inhaled version is typically within 15 minutes and lasts for two to six hours.

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Chest discomfort, Hypersensitivity, Urticaria, Ear pain, Swelling

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on November 6, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Severe allergic reactions (hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, and tongue) ear pain.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Feeling jittery, Irritability

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on October 25, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Extreme jittery-ness, shaking, irritability Despite the side effects, I am pro-albuterol. It has saved my life on numerous occasions. I take both the inhaler and the nebulize...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Asthma

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on October 25, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: This worked fine for my acute asthma attacks (as opposed to MaxAir, which made them worse). ProAir worked fine for me (albuterol sulfate). MaxAir actually made my breathing w...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Cough, Energy increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 28, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: increased energy and stamina when execising without the annoying coughing spells I would normally suffer with. very very happy :)

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Psychomotor hyperactivity

Posted By MommynMia in fdb.rxlist.com on September 27, 2011 @ 12:00 am

... and preschool began. Daycare providers and myself could deal with the side affects since the medication provided relief. Once school started, her aggressive behavior and hyper attitude increased. The ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Nervousness

Posted By suziq in fdb.rxlist.com on September 26, 2011 @ 12:00 am

It makes me very shaky and nervous

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on September 19, 2011 @ 12:00 am

een dealing with asthma since I was 4, and been on an inhaler program since 11 and this one's featured prominently, no matter what other medications have been involved. Dislike the chalky feel in the...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 17, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: I've been on Albuterol for years and I don't know what I would do without it... it's saved me every time.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Drug ineffective, Drug interaction

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on September 6, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Works great initially especially if you are congested but after a couple of weeks now does nothing. Maybe my body just got too used to it? Does nothing now. Notice the drug interactions, doctor and ph...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Cardiac flutter, Hepatic congestion, Drug ineffective, Drug interaction

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on September 6, 2011 @ 12:00 am

... a couple of weeks now does nothing. Maybe my body just got too used to it? Does nothing now. Notice the drug interactions, doctor and pharmacist didn't say anything. Can make your heart race as well....


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