- Albuterol in Pregnancy
- Side Effects
- Is it Okay to Use an Inhaler While Pregnant?
Albuterol Use During Pregnancy
Albuterol is a bronchodilator used to relax airways and to increase airflow to the lungs. The active ingredient of Albuterol is albuterol sulfate. Albuterol is produced in the form of inhalers.
Use Albuterol only on doctor's prescription. Before starting a course of treatment make sure that you are not allergic to albuterol.
Albuterol in Pregnancy
Pregnant women should not take Albuterol, as this could affect the fetus.
Be cautious using Albuterol inhaler. Do not leave it in the sun and throw an empty inhaler in a fire.
If you have side effects, such as wheezing, tightness in chest, breathing difficulties, chest pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, tremor, nervousness, confusion, excessive thirst, discomfort in the legs, increased urination, muscle weakness, severe headache, vision problems, tinnitus, anxiety, convulsions immediately seek medical advice.
Less serious side effects include insomnia, headache, dizziness, dysphonia, cough, chest pain, muscle pain, or diarrhea. This is not a complete list of side effects.
In case of an overdose of Albuterol you should also seek medical assistance.