What is albuterol?

It is important to keep Albuterol on hand at all times. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine completely. Keep using all of your other medications as prescribed by your doctor.

Call your doctor right away if you feel that albuterol is not working as well as usual, or if it makes your condition worse. If it seems like you need to use more of any of your medications in a 24-hour period, talk with your doctor.

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of albuterol can be fatal. Extreme heat can cause the medicine canister to burst. Do not store your inhaler in your car on hot days. Do not throw an empty canister into open flame to buy t4 liquid.

Before using albuterol

Before using Albuterol, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:

*heart disease, high blood pressure, or congestive heart failure;
*a heart rhythm disorder;
*a seizure disorder such as epilepsy;
*overactive thyroid;

If you have any of these conditions, you may not be able to use albuterol, or you may need a dose adjustment or special tests during treatment.

FDA pregnancy category C. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether albuterol passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use Albuterol without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

To use the inhaler:

*Shake the canister well just before each spray.
*Uncap the mouthpiece of the albuterol inhaler.
*Breathe out fully.
*Put the mouthpiece into your mouth and close your lips.
*Breathe in slowly while pushing down on the canister.
*Hold your breath for 10 seconds, then breathe out slowly.
*If you use more than one inhalation at a time, wait at least 1 minute before using the second inhalation and shake the inhaler again.

Keep your albuterol inhaler clean and dry, and store it with the cap on the mouthpiece. Clean your inhaler once a week by removing the canister and placing the mouthpiece under warm running water for at least 30 seconds. Shake out the excess water and allow the parts to air dry completely before putting the inhaler back together.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of albuterol can be fatal. Overdose symptoms may include nervousness, headache, tremor, dry mouth, chest pain or heavy feeling, rapid or uneven heart rate, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, dizziness, seizure (convulsions), feeling light-headed or fainting buy t4 liquid.

What should I avoid while using albuterol?

Avoid getting Albuterol in your eyes. If this does happen, rinse the eyes with water and seek medical attention.

Albuterol side effects

Stop using Albuterol and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty 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; or
*dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, chest pain, shortness of breath, uneven heartbeats, seizure).

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