What are the side effects of Maxair?

Possible serious side effects of Maxair (pirbuterol inhalation) include a rapid or irregular heartbeat, chest pain or discomfort and increased trouble breathing. If you experience these symptoms, call your doctor right away. Most of the side effects of Maxair are less serious and should go away, although you should let your doctor know if they don't stop or if they get worse. These side effects may include the following:
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • headaches
  • insomnia (sleep problems)
  • lightheadedness
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • sweating
  • throat irritation
  • tremors
  • upset stomach
  • vomiting
  • weakness

Seek emergency medical help if you have symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as hives, itching, trouble breathing or swelling of your face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat.

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