Medication Guide App

Arformoterol Side Effects

Not all side effects for arformoterol may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to arformoterol: inhalation solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by arformoterol. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking arformoterol:

More common
  • Back pain
  • chest pain
  • diarrhea
  • pain
Less common
  • Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  • chills
  • cough
  • difficult or labored breathing
  • fever
  • general feeling of discomfort or illness
  • headache
  • joint pain
  • leg cramps
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle aches and pains
  • nausea
  • pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  • rapid weight gain
  • rash
  • shivering
  • shortness of breath
  • sore throat
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • sweating
  • tightness of the chest
  • tingling of the hands or feet
  • trouble with sleeping
  • troubled breathing
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • unusual weight gain or loss
  • vomiting
  • wheezing

If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking arformoterol, get emergency help immediately:

Symptoms of overdose
  • Arm, back, or jaw pain
  • blurred vision
  • chest discomfort
  • chest tightness or heaviness
  • confusion
  • convulsions
  • decreased urine
  • dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  • increased thirst
  • mood changes
  • muscle pain or cramps
  • muscle tremors
  • nervousness
  • no blood pressure or pulse
  • numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  • pounding in the ears
  • rapid, deep breathing
  • restlessness
  • slow heartbeat
  • stomach cramps
  • stopping of the heart
  • tremor
  • unconsciousness

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to arformoterol: inhalation solution


Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea, sinusitis, and pulmonary or chest congestion.


Cardiovascular side effects have included peripheral edema.


Dermatologic side effects have included rash.


Gastrointestinal side effects have included diarrhea.


Musculoskeletal side effects have included lag cramps.


General side effects have included pain, chest pain, back pain, and flu syndrome.

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