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Wheezing in Adults

Some medications can trigger wheezing with or without shortness of breath. Beta-blockers such as propranalol (Inderal) and nadalol (Corgard) as well as a number of others can affect the bronchi. Other medications can cause an allergic reaction with wheezing.

Do you take a beta-blocker or have you started a new medication prior to the onset of wheezing?

Yes, medication may be a factor.

No, medication is unlikely to be a factor.

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