Who should take albuterol?

Albuterol is intended for both children and adults to relieve breathing difficulties caused by asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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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...
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Does albuterol interact with other medications?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Yes, albuterol is known to interact with some medications. Taking albuterol in conjunction with ...
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How does albuterol help treat pulmonary diseases?
Audrey K. Chun, MDAudrey K. Chun, MD
Albuterol is in a class of medications called adrenergic bronchodilators. These drugs stimulate ...
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What should I know before taking albuterol syrup?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Albuterol syrup may sometimes lead to the sudden exacerbation of breathing problems. This is kno...
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