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How should I take albuterol extended-release tablets?

Follow your doctor’s instructions for taking albuterol extended-release tablets, which come in dosages of either 4 milligrams (mg) or 8 mg.

The pills are usually taken every 12 hours. Swallow them whole with a full glass of water or other liquid. Do not chew or crush them, or take more or fewer pills than your doctor prescribes. If you aren't clear about how you should take your albuterol extended-release tablets, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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