Albuterol is a sympathomimetic bronchodilator. It is used for treatment of breathing problems in people who have asthma or certain other breathing diseases. It may also be used for other conditions as determined 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 medication or change the prescribed dosage without your physician`s approval. Talk to your physician regarding the dosage suitable for your condition.
Albuterol may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. These effects may worsen if Albuterol is taken with alcohol. Take Albuterol with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to this drug. If your symptoms don't improve or if they worsen, visit your physician. If your regular dosage does not work well, your symptoms become worse, or you need to use it more often than usually, talk to your doctor at once. This may be a sign of seriously worsening asthma. Your physician can need to change your dose or drug. Albuterol should be used only by the patient for whom it has been recommended. Don't take less or more or take it more often than advised by your physician.