It's possible to have an allergic reaction to albuterol syrup or to other ingredients in this asthma medicine. Signs of an allergy include: hives, a rash, a pounding or irregular heartbeat, swelling of the mouth and throat, tightness in the chest, and trouble breathing. In rare cases, children taking albuterol syrup have developed Stevens-Johnson syndrome, which causes fever, itchiness and aching joints. If you experience any unusual symptoms while taking albuterol syrup, call your doctor or get medical help immediately.
- Q Is it safe to take albuterol extended-release tablets if I'm pregnant?
- Q Should I worry about allergies with albuterol?
- Q Does albuterol treat asthma?
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- Q How should I take albuterol sulfate?