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What should I avoid while taking Xopenex?

While taking Xopenex, be careful to avoid:

  •  taking more than the prescribed dosage without talking to your doctor (overdoses can be extremely hazardous)
  •  exercising in cold, dry air; breathing in dust; and smoking
  •  exposing the Xopenex canister to extreme heat or open flame, as explosion can occur
  •  taking this medication less than two weeks after you have stopped taking an monoamine oxidase inhibitor or tricyclic antidepressant (Be sure to tell your doctor about all medications you are taking before starting Xopenex.)

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