Arformoterol tartrate is licensed for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It comes in a liquid form that is used in a nebulizer. By using the medication twice a day, every day, you can help prevent airway spasms caused by COPD. While most people have no problems with this drug, potential side effects include leg cramps, diarrhea, and sinus infection.
Arformoterol tartrate (Brovana®) is a prescription medication used to prevent airway spasms caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a lung disease that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Like some (but not all) COPD medications, arformoterol tartrate is inhaled using a nebulizer, a device that changes liquid medications into fine droplets that are inhaled into the lungs.
(Click What Is Arformoterol Tartrate Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)
As with any medicine, side effects can occur with arformoterol tartrate. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can be treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Common side effects of arformoterol tartrate include, but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Arformoterol Tartrate to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)