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When should I call the doctor if my child is taking AccuNeb?

You should call your doctor immediately if your child experiences symptoms of an allergic reaction to AccuNeb (albuterol sulfate), such as:
  • hives, rash
  • swelling of the face, eyelids, lips, tongue or throat
  • difficulty swallowing
  • hoarseness
  • worsening of breathing problems, such as wheezing, shortness of breath or chest tightness
  • loss of consciousness
You should also contact your child's doctor if she experiences side effects that are severe or won't go away, including:
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • chest pain
  • uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
  • nervousness
  • headache
  • nausea or vomiting
  • cough or throat irritation
  • pain in the muscles, bones or back
Speak with your child's doctor if she begins taking any new prescription or over-the-counter medication, vitamin or herbal supplement.

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