What should my child avoid while taking AccuNeb?

If your child uses AccuNeb (albuterol sulfate), he should avoid taking this prescription medication more frequently than recommended. Taking too much can lead to serious side effects, including chest pain and high blood pressure. If he still has trouble breathing after taking AccuNeb, consult his doctor.

He may also have to avoid certain medications that can interact with AccuNeb. Talk to his doctor about all his other prescription or over-the-counter medications, as well as any vitamins and herbal supplements he takes, including:
  • any short-acting bronchodilator medicine (a rescue inhaler)
  • epinephrine
  • heart medicines called beta-blockers
  • tricyclic antidepressants
  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)
  • certain diuretic medicines (water pills)
  • digoxin

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