What should I know before my child uses AccuNeb?

Before your child uses AccuNeb (albuterol sulfate), you should know that some people are allergic to ingredients in the drug. Tell the doctor if your child has any drug allergies.

You should also know that AccuNeb can cause side effects that can worsen certain health problems. Tell the doctor if your child has any of the following conditions:
  • heart problems
  • high blood pressure
  • seizures
  • diabetes
  • hyperthyroidism
AccuNeb can also interact with certain medications, including:
  • any short-acting bronchodilator medicine (the kind in rescue inhalers)
  • epinephrine
  • heart medicines called beta-blockers
  • tricyclic antidepressants
  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)
  • certain diuretic medicines (water pills)
  • digoxin
Make sure the doctor knows about all your child's prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins and herbal supplements.

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