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Does taking Albuterol affect the function of your immune system in any way?

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Inactive 5 Jan 2013

Hello Sisters5258, & welcome to the site. Not sure what you mean about immune system in your question, but here is the warnings :

Albuterol inhalation side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to albuterol: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

bronchospasm (wheezing, chest tightness, trouble breathing), especially after starting a new canister of this medicine;

chest pain and fast, pounding, or uneven heart beats;

tremor, nervousness;

low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or limp feeling); or

dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, chest pain, shortness of breath, uneven heartbeats, seizure).

Less serious albuterol side effects may include:

headache, dizziness;

sleep problems (insomnia);

cough, hoarseness, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose;

mild nausea, vomiting;

dry mouth and throat;

muscle pain; or


This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
This is a bronchodialator, & should help with Asthma or COPD. If you are having any ot the listed side effects above, please contct your doctor ASAP... free discount card

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