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Bronchodilators, Adrenergic (Oral/Injection)

Bronchodilators, Adrenergic | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur :


        Possible signs of an allergic reaction

        Hoarseness; large hive-like swellings on eyelids, face, genitals, hands or feet, lips, throat, tongue; sudden trouble in swallowing or breathing; tightness in throat

        Possible signs of a severe reaction that has occurred in children taking albuterol by mouth

        Bleeding or crusting sores on lips; chest pain; chills; fever; general feeling of illness; muscle cramps or pain; nausea; painful eyes; painful sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth or on lips; red or irritated eyes; skin rash or sores, hives, and/or itching; sore throat; vomiting

    Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

      More common

        Fast heartbeat; irregular heartbeat


        Chest pain; convulsions (seizures); fainting (with isoproterenol); hives; increase in blood pressure (more common with ephedrine or epinephrine); mental problems; muscle cramps or pain; nausea or vomiting; trouble in urinating; unusual tiredness or weakness

Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:

    More common

      Anxiety (with epinephrine); headache; nervousness; tremor

    Less common

      Dizziness; feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings; sweating; trouble in sleeping

Although not all of the side effects listed above have been reported for each of these medicines, they have been reported for at least one of them. All of these medicines are similar, so many of the above side effects may occur with any of the medicines.

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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