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Who should not take Brovana?

The inhaled drug Brovana (arformoterol), which is prescribed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, isn't right for everyone. People who should not take Brovana include:
  • anyone who's had an allergic reaction to Brovana or any long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) drug
  • children. Brovana may not be safe for children.
  • pregnant women. Brovana may not be safe to take during pregnancy.
  • women who are breastfeeding. Brovana may pass into breast milk and possibly harm a nursing baby.
  • people who have asthma
  • people who have liver, heart or thyroid problems
  • people who have diabetes or high blood pressure
  • people who have had seizures

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