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Albuterol, what's that?
Albuterol is a bronchodilator. It works to help open your daughters airway making it easier to breath.
Your daughter has asthma and we will be giving you a prescription for Albuterol.
A few side effects of this medication are bronchospasms, restlessness, tremors, chest pain, and palpitations.
How will my daughter be taking this medicine?
This medication will be taken with a metered-dose inhaler.
Here are some additional information and instructions regarding the use of Albuterol.
Thank you so much!
Make sure not to take any MAOI's, tricyclic antidepressants, or beta blockers as these drugs can interact with albuterol.