What Are The Side Effects Of Albuterol?

Albuterol does have some side effects. During the first several days when taken, your body needs to adjust to the medication, hence you may experience one or more of the following symptoms or common side effects. These symptoms should not continue and if they become too bothersome to you, do consult your doctor or pharmacist for medical advice.

  • Nervousness
  • Shakiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Sleeping difficulty
  • Headache
  • Tremor
  • Unusual Taste In Mouth
  • Increased In Appetite
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Flushing
  • Nausea
  • Sore Or Dry Throat
  • Sinus Inflammation
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness

In the event of serious drug allergic reaction to Albuterol, one would develop the following symptoms or severe side effects. He/She will be strongly advised to consult a doctor immediately.

  • Swelling Of The Mouth, Face, Lips Or Tongue
  • Severe Headache Or Dizziness
  • New Or Worsened Trouble Breathing
  • Rash/Hives/Itching
  • Tightness In The Chest
  • Chest Pain
  • Ear Pain
  • Fast Or Irregular Heart Beat
  • Pounding In The Chest
  • Red, Swollen, Blistered, or Peeling Skin
  • Unusual Hoarseness
  • Wheezing

Any other side effect that is not listed above should be made known to your doctor or pharmacist too. You may also report your side effect with Albuterol to FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or contact them at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

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