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.
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:
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed March 26, 2008.
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