No reactions after 24 hours later.
Albuterol is used to treat cough, wheeze and difficulty breathing caused by respiratory problems such as asthma and COPD.
It works by opening air passages in the lungs to make breathing easier and belongs to a group of medicines known as short-acting bronchodilators.
Like all medicines, albuterol can cause unwanted side effects, although not everyone gets them. Often unwanted side effects improve as your body gets used to the new medicine.
The more common side effects of albuterol include:
These are quite common when you first start using albuterol and usually go away with time. If they persist or become bothersome see your doctor.
If you experience changes in your heartbeat (faster) or chest pain talk with your doctor.
If you experience sudden worsening of breathing and start to use a lot more albuterol then seek immediate medical help.
For more information regarding albuterol side effects visit:
- Albuterol Information for Consumers
- Albuterol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Albuterol (detailed)
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