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Albuterol (Ventolin, Proventil, Proventil-HFA, AccuNeb, Vospire, ProAir) is a drug used for prevention and relief of bronchospasm in individuals with asthma, exercise induced asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis. Drug interactions include tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, and beta blockers. Side effects include tremor, headache, palpitations, and more.

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Terms related to albuterol:

  • AccuNeb
  • ProAir
  • Proventil
  • Proventil-HFA
  • Ventolin
  • Vospire