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Overdose With Albuterol Solution

People who take too much albuterol solution may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Chest pain (angina)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A fast heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Nervousness
  • Headaches
  • Shakiness (tremors)
  • Dry mouth
  • Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (heart palpitations)
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Seizures
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Fatigue
  • Low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose on albuterol solution, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Albuterol Overdose for more information.)

Albuterol Solution: Storage Methods

Albuterol solution should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Keep your albuterol solution and all medications out of the reach of children.

Albuterol Solution: What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your albuterol solution as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of albuterol solution.

Albuterol Solution Generic

Currently, all forms of albuterol solution are available as generics.
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