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Albuterol

Albuterol Information

Albuterol Benefits & Uses

Albuterol is used to treat the following -

Albuterol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Albuterol

Albuterol

Albuterol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Albuterol is used -

  1. Cough सामान्य
  2. Trembling
  3. Throat Irritation
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Nervousness
  6. Muscle Ache Unknown
  7. Headache सामान्य

Albuterol Related Warnings

Is the use of Albuterol safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Albuterol will have during pregnancy, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

Unknown

Is the use of Albuterol safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Albuterol on breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

Unknown

What is the effect of Albuterol on the Kidneys?

Albuterol has very mild side effects on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Albuterol on the Liver?

Albuterol is rarely harmful for liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Albuterol on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Albuterol on heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Albuterol with Other Drugs

Albuterol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amitriptyline

Amoxapine

Doxepin

Imipramine

Losartan,Hydrochlorothiazide

    Valsartan,Hydrochlorothiazide

      Albuterol Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Albuterol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Heart Disease
      2. Diabetes
      3. Potassium Deficiency
      4. Epilepsy

      Frequently asked Questions about Albuterol

      Is this Albuterol habit forming or addictive?

      No, Albuterol is not habit forming.

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      Albuterol will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Albuterol.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Albuterol cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

      Albuterol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Albuterol

      Some foods when eaten with Albuterol can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

      Mild

      Interaction between Alcohol and Albuterol

      Taking Albuterol with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

      Severe
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience
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      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      2 Years of Experience
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      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Proair HFA (albuterol sulfate)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 223
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 118-120