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Who should take albuterol extended-release tablets?

Albuterol extended-release tablets are prescribed for people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are older than age 6 years. The medicine can ease and prevent wheezing, chest tightness and breathing problems by relaxing and opening airways. Each pill is active for about 12 hours. Talk with your doctor about whether this medicine is right for you.

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