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Could albuterol extended-release tablets cause headaches and tremors?

Headaches and tremors are two of the more commonly reported adverse effects associated with albuterol extended-release tablets. People have also reported nervousness, nausea, insomnia, a racing heart, dizziness and muscle cramps from taking this drug, which is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). If you experience these or any other unusual symptoms, talk to your healthcare provider.

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