Advertisement

How soon after starting AccuNeb will my child's symptoms improve?

Your child's symptoms should improve shortly after using the inhaled asthma medicine called AccuNeb (albuterol sulfate). In studies, people on the medication experienced improvement in symptoms after 30 minutes. AccuNeb can treat wheezing, difficulty breathing and chest tightness for up to six hours.

Continue Learning about Albuterol

Who should take albuterol?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Albuterol is intended for both children and adults to relieve breathing difficulties caused by a...
More Answers
How does albuterol treat hyperkalemia?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Albuterol lowers the elevated potassium levels in the bloodstream that characterize hyperkalemia...
More Answers
Is Albuterol safe for pregnant or breast feeding women?
Terrie WatkinsTerrie Watkins
Albuterol is a category "C" medication which means some animal studies have indicated a possible pro...
More Answers
If I am pregnant, is it safe to use albuterol?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Little is known about the effects of albuterol during pregnancy. But there's no question that th...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.