14 Oct 2009
Side Effects of Salmeterol
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Salmeterol:
Headache; nasal or sinus congestion; nervousness; stuffy nose; throat irritation; tremor.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Salmeterol:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat; unusual hoarseness); chest pain; choking; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; new or worsening asthma symptoms (eg, coughing, increased chest tightness, shortness of breath, or wheezing); over excitement; severe or persistent headache or dizziness; severe or persistent muscle pain or cramps.
- Salmeterol Information for Consumers
- Salmeterol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Salmeterol (detailed)
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