Side effect(s) of Albuterol (Salbutamol)

Review the side-effects of Albuterol (Salbutamol) as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Tremor, anxiety, headache, muscle cramps, dry mouth, and palpitations.

   Central nervous system
- Sleeplessness, weakness, dizziness, drowsiness.

- Fast / slow heart rate, flushing and chest pain.

- Muscle cramps, muscle, bone or back pain.

- Nausea, worsening of diabetes, vomiting.

- Inflammation of bronchus, nose bleed, cough and throat irritation.

- Allergic reactions and rash.

- Flu symptoms, metabolic acidosis.

Other Precautions :

This medication may affect blood sugar level; monitor blood sugar level regularly.
Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Albuterol (Salbutamol)

Albuterol (Salbutamol) is used to treat or prevent symptoms of airway constriction caused by lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.

Trade Names for Albuterol (Salbutamol)

India :

International :

AccuNeb , Proventil, Proventil HFA , Ventolin HFA, Vospire ProAir, Albuterol Sulfate