Albuterol is a sympathomimetic bronchodilator. It is used for healing of breathing problems in patients who have asthma or certain other airway diseases. It may also be used for other conditions as prescribed by your physician.
Albuterol should be taken with or without a meal. Albuterol works for up to 8 hours or more. Do not stop using this drug or change the prescribed dosage without your physician`s approval. Visit your physician regarding the dose suitable for your situation.
Albuterol can cause dizziness or lightheadedness. These effects may worsen if Albuterol is taken with alcohol. Use Albuterol with caution. Don't drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you respond to this medication. If your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen, visit your doctor. If your regular dose doesn`t work well, your symptoms become worse, or you need to take it more often than normal, ask your doctor at once. This may be a sign of seriously worsening asthma. Your doctor may need to change your dosage or drug. Albuterol should be used only by the patient for whom it has been advised. Do not take less or more or take it more often than advised by your doctor.