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Albuterol : Interaction with and Caffeine


Interaction of Albuterol with and Caffeine - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Albuterol Albuterol or salbutamol is a short-acting β2-adrenergic receptor agonist, used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways. It relaxes the smooth muscles in the airway, which allows air to flow in and out of the lungs more easily.

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Albuterol Interactions with Caffeine

The interaction of caffeine containing food products with albuterol can result in symptoms of decreased sleep and nervousness.

How to Take the Medication -

Albuterol comes in the form of a solution or an aerosol/powder to inhale by mouth using a special jet nebulizer or an inhaler, respectively. It is also available in the form of a tablet or syrup and an injection. Follow the prescription given by your doctor and also be aware of the instructions which are given on the label. Consult your doctor immediately if you want to change the dose. Do not change the dose without consulting the doctor as it may cause dangerous side effects,
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