2 doctors weighed in:

Albuterol inhaler increases rapid heart rate and pounding. Is there something with less side effect?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Go see your physician or go see a pulmonary specialist for more details.

In brief: Yes

Go see your physician or go see a pulmonary specialist for more details.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Thank
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

You might want to ask your doctor to prescribe xopenex (levalbuterol) which is a form of albuterol with less stimulatory effect.
The best way to prevent this is by managing your asthma in between exacerbations.

In brief: Yes

You might want to ask your doctor to prescribe xopenex (levalbuterol) which is a form of albuterol with less stimulatory effect.
The best way to prevent this is by managing your asthma in between exacerbations.
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
39 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors