Consult your physician or pharmacist for more details. Albuterol may have detrimental side effects when taken orally or inhaled. See the "Albuterol Precautions" section. The most frequent side effects of albuterol are palpitations, a feeling that your heart is racing or pounding, chest pain, a rapid heartbeat, shakiness, nervousness, headaches, dizziness, sore throat, and runny nose. If you experience any side effects that bother you or that do not go away, contact your doctor right away. These are not the only side effects of albuterol that could exist.
A side effect of taking albuterol with other medications is the interaction of the two. Both the action of other medications as well as the action of albuterol may be impacted. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. This is not a complete list of drug interactions with albuterol; if you take any of the following, please inform your doctor immediately. Inform your physician of all the drugs you take, including vitamins, herbal supplements, prescription and non-prescription medications.
Do not use albuterol if you are allergic to albuterol sulfate or any of the ingredients in albuterol. If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your doctor right away: itchy skin swelling beneath your skin or in your throat rash worsening difficulty breathing low potassium levels in your blood Albuterol should not be used in this situation. Instead, call your doctor or seek immediate emergency assistance. Whether taken orally or inhaled, albuterol has the potential to have serious side effects, such as worsening breathing difficulties, coughing, and wheezing (paradoxical bronchospasm). Heart issues, such as a faster heartbeat and higher blood pressure, may occur after using a new medication container for the first time. Asthmatics who use too much albuterol may experience allergic reactions that could result in death.