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Do short-acting beta-agonist bronchodilators have any side effects?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Side effects may include tremor, nervousness, nausea, heart palpitations or a rapid heartbeat, chest pain, and dizziness. Other side effects may include headache, coughing, bronchospasm (constriction of small airways), allergic reactions, insomnia, and changes in blood pressure.

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