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What are the side effects of ventolin?

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What are the side effects of ventolin?

Ventolin: Shakiness hands & feet, Fast irregular pounding heart beats, rarely cough & shortness of breath & Rash & Red skin & Swelling of mouth and throat, Wheezing, Blurred vision, Confusion, Cramps, Headaches, Sweating, Vomiting, Irritability & Sleep changes. ...Read more

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Ventolin (Definition)

Ventolin is the trade name for the chemical / drug albuterol. This drug is a medicine to be inhaled to open the airways and it acts quickly, so it is called a "short-acting bronchodilator". The medicine comes in both a hand-held inhaler and as a liquid to be used with a nebulizer machine . It also comes in a liquid form to take by mouth, but this should not be used ...Read more


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Are there any side effects to ventolin?

Are there any side effects to ventolin?

See below: Manly cardiac increased heart rate perhaps risk of heart attack or cardiac arrythmia. ...Read more

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Flovent, ventolin side effects?

Flovent, ventolin side effects?

Various : Flovent- changes in your voice and yeast infections of the mouth called thrush. Ventolin is albuterol and causes fast heart rate and tremor. ...Read more

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Are there bad side effects of ventolin? Ie blood sugar increase

Are there bad side effects of ventolin? Ie blood sugar increase

Ventolin/blood sugar: Typically albuterol should not have any bearings in the blood sugar. It has been noted with large doses of IV albuterol can aggravate preexisting DM and acidosis. More commonly steroids wether systemic or inhaled has a more consistent effect on blood sugar. Need to have testing for possible underlying diabetes. ...Read more

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What type of side effects can ventolin inhaler cause? Is itching a side effect?

What type of side effects can ventolin inhaler cause?  Is itching a side effect?

Racing heart beat: your heart feels like it is pounding or racing (palpitations), chest pain, fast heart rate, shakiness, nervousness, headache, pain, dizziness, sore throat, runny nose are the known common side effects. Itch is possible though uncommon. ...Read more

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using qvar, ventolin and pred to control wheezing and coughing. Doc weaning me off pred and prescribed Dulera, afraid of side effects, should I use?

 using qvar, ventolin and pred to control wheezing and coughing.  Doc weaning me off pred and prescribed Dulera, afraid of side effects, should I use?

Mgt: Dulera compared with oral prednisone has fewer serious side effects. I would suggest having an EKG 12 lead and avoiding caffeine while using Dulera. If you notice any side effects, it is important to see your PCP. ...Read more

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Albuterol makes me really shaky and nervous after I take it. How long should those side effects last?

Albuterol makes me really shaky and nervous after I take it. How long should those side effects last?

Long time: All bronchodilators and decongestants as well as caffeine can cause this. Sometimes it resolves but often it doesn't. Reduce unnecessary caffeine and decongestant meds that are not prescribed. Discuss with your prescriber alternate meds such as singular, steroid inhalers or other meds that might not cause anxiety. ...Read more

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Help! what is albuterol and side effects?

Help! what is albuterol and side effects?

Bronchodilator : Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs, it is used for treatment of asthma along with anti inflammatory .Side effects allergic reaction which is rare but reported causes swelling of the face, hives, difficulty in breathing.Other side effects are tremors, nervousness., seizures, worsening of bronchi spasm, pounding heart beat, low pottasium. ...Read more

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Albuterol (Definition)

Albuterol is a beta 2 agonist that stimulates the muscles in the airways to open up if they are in spasm. Typically the medicine is inhaled via a meter dosed inhaler (mdi), or a nebulizer and also available ...Read more