Side effects overview
When it comes to theside effects of this bronchodilator, some of the more frequent ones include intense headaches, coughing, and irritation, as well as runny nose. Luckily,in the greatest majority of cases, these and the similar unpleasant side effectscan be relieved fairly easy, either by the person him/herself or by a doctor. But,on the other hand, some of the side effects can be quite serious and sever innature – irregular heart rhythm, difficulties associated with breathing andprogressive in nature and various manifestations preceding a potential allergicreaction. One important thing that requires emphasis is that not in every casewill Albuterol cause side effects and serious problems in a person who takesit. As a matter of fact, the research studies done so far pointed out that thegreatest majority of people do not have tolerance issues, i.e. the substanceitself causes no harm. In those cases in which they become evident, they are fairly easyto cure since they are of mild nature. For a more complete and simple overviewof the possible side effects, one should refer to the following list – besides thosementioned above, one might also experience pain in muscles and/or bones, nausea,nervousness, tremors, insomnia, irritation affecting the throat, infections ofthe upper respiratory tract and also vomiting.
More serious sideeffects
The following sideeffects require immediate visit to the doctors and consultation on the furthersteps that need to be taken in order for the side effect to be fully andsuccessfully treated. These are: continuously worsening breathing problems,arrhythmia, tachycardia, hypertension, diabetes, severe anxiety and allergicreaction indicators (e.g. unexplained rash, itching, hives, swelling, wheezingand inability to breathe or swallow properly).
The main problem isthat a doctor or a health care provider who you decide to turn to cannot bequite sure how a person will react to something you have never tried in yourentire life. Out of this reason, it is extremely important and even vital toinform your doctor in case any of the side effects arise in the course of thealbuterol treatment therapy. The medication in question is known under the nameof Salbutamol as well, and this is the drug that is quite often prescribed as apart of the treatment therapy for asthma and obstructive pulmonary disease chronicin nature. It also performs the function of a bronchodilator that has theability to relax muscles and enhance the amount of air that flows into theperson’s lungs.