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Side Effects of Levalbuterol - Terbutaline Tablets

This page contains links to eMedTV COPD Articles containing information on subjects from Side Effects of Levalbuterol to Terbutaline Tablets. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Side Effects of Levalbuterol
    Common side effects of levalbuterol can include things such as headaches, runny nose, and viral infections. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at these and other side effects, and explains which ones to report immediately to your doctor.
  • Side Effects of Pirbuterol
    Some common side effects of pirbuterol include dizziness, nervousness, and headaches. This eMedTV segment also lists uncommon pirbuterol side effects (such as insomnia) and side effects to report to your doctor (such as high or low blood pressure).
  • Spireva
    Spiriva is a prescription medicine used to treat bronchospasms associated with COPD. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of the drug and offers a link to more information. Spireva is a common misspelling of Spiriva.
  • Spiriva
    Spiriva is commonly used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Regular use, as this eMedTV page explains, can help keep airways open and prevent spasms. The drug's effects, possible side effects, and dosing information are also discussed.
  • Spiriva 18 mcg
    The standard Spiriva dosage for treating COPD is 18 mcg of Spiriva (1 capsule) inhaled once daily. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of dosing guidelines for Spiriva, including suggestions for when and how to take the COPD medication.
  • Spiriva and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV article explains, no human studies have been done on Spiriva and breastfeeding, so it's unknown if the drug passes through breast milk or causes problems in breastfed infants. This article explores this issue in greater detail.
  • Spiriva and Dry Mouth
    This eMedTV resource takes a look at Spiriva and dry mouth. It explains how often the side effect occurs, offers a list of suggestions for obtaining relief, and explains what your healthcare provider will do if you continue to experience dry mouth.
  • Spiriva and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explores the results of studies on Spiriva and pregnancy. How the FDA rates the safety of drugs during pregnancy is also explained. In addition, circumstances in which the drug may still be taken by a pregnant woman are described.
  • Spiriva Dosage
    Spiriva dosing guidelines call for one capsule to be inhaled once a day. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at how and when to take a Spiriva dosage to ensure the best results possible. The standard dose of the drug is also described.
  • Spiriva Drug Interactions
    Drug interactions can occur if Spiriva is combined with certain medications, which this eMedTV resource lists. The effects these interactions can have are also described, as are ways in which your healthcare provider will work to prevent them.
  • Spiriva Hand Haler
    A doctor may prescribe Spiriva to prevent airway spasms in people with COPD. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of Spiriva, including how the Spiriva HandiHaler works. Spiriva hand haler is a common misspelling of Spiriva HandiHaler.
  • Spiriva HandiHaler
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, the Spiriva HandiHaler is a device used to puncture Spiriva capsules in order to inhale the powder into your lungs. This article further discusses how Spiriva can help prevent airway spasms caused by COPD.
  • Spiriva HandiHaler --Drug Information
    Healthcare providers prescribe Spiriva to treat airway spasms caused by COPD. This eMedTV Web page offers some basic information on the Spiriva HandiHaler, including how to use it, important drug warnings, and more.
  • Spiriva Inhaler
    The Spiriva inhaler (Spiriva HandiHaler) is used to inhale the medication using your own breath. This eMedTV Web resource provides a closer look at how to use the Spiriva inhaler, as well as the strengths of the medication that are available.
  • Spiriva Inhl
    Spiriva is a COPD medication inhaled into the lungs using a Spiriva inhaler (Spiriva inhl). This eMedTV article offers an overview of how to use Spiriva and what it is used for. This page also explains some general dosing guidelines for the medication.
  • Spiriva Medication Information
    This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at important information on Spiriva, a medication used to prevent airway spasms due to COPD. This page also explains why Spiriva may not be suitable for some people and describes possible side effects.
  • Spiriva Overdose
    Common symptoms of a Spiriva overdose include stomach pain, constipation, and shakiness. This eMedTV resource describes both the effects of a Spiriva overdose and the treatment options in detail, which can include IV fluids and other treatments.
  • Spiriva Rx
    This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at important information on your prescription (Rx) of Spiriva, a medication used to prevent airway spasms due to COPD. This page also covers general dosing information and potential side effects.
  • Spiriva Side Effects
    Common Spiriva side effects include dry mouth, sinus infection, and bladder infection. This eMedTV Web page lists other side effects that have been seen with the drug, including rare ones and ones that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Spiriva Uses
    Spiriva, which is a bronchodilator, is commonly prescribed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV resource discusses Spiriva uses in detail, describing how the drug works, off-label uses, and whether it is given to children.
  • Spiriva Warnings and Precautions
    Understanding Spiriva warnings and precautions can help ensure a safe, effective treatment process. This eMedTV article provides a list of the most common precautions and warnings, including information on people who should avoid the drug.
  • Spriva
    Spiriva is a prescribed drug used to prevent airway spasms caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV Web segment covers how the medication works and describes some general precautions. Spriva is a common misspelling of Spiriva.
  • Sprivia
    As this eMedTV page explains, Spiriva is a prescription drug used to prevent airway spasms caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This page also covers what to tell your doctor before taking the drug. Sprivia is a common misspelling of Spiriva.
  • Stages of Emphasema
    This eMedTV resource explores the four stages of emphysema (ranging from at-risk to severe), symptoms of each stage, and how a doctor determines the stage of emphysema someone has. Stages of emphasema is a common misspelling of stages of emphysema.
  • Stages of Emphysema
    The four stages of emphysema include: at-risk, mild emphysema, moderate emphysema, and severe emphysema. This eMedTV article provides an overview of these stages and explains that they are identified through a breathing test called spirometry.
  • Surgery for COPD
    For a person who has severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, surgery may be recommended. This eMedTV page further discusses surgery for COPD treatment, including information on the various types of surgeries that may be performed.
  • Symptoms of End Stage COPD
    This eMedTV page explains that if your fingernails turn blue, you have a fever, and you have difficulty catching your breath, you may be experiencing symptoms of end stage COPD. This article also describes symptoms that may require hospitalization.
  • Terbutaline
    Terbutaline is a prescription medicine that is used for treating emphysema and asthma. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of terbutaline, explains when and how to take the medication, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Terbutaline 2.5 Mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, terbutaline tablets come in two strengths -- 2.5 mg and 5 mg. This article takes a closer look at how to take this asthma and emphysema medicine and provides a link to more information on the topic.
  • Terbutaline 5 Mg Tablets
    Available as 2.5- or 5-mg tablets, terbutaline is a prescription drug used for asthma and emphysema. This eMedTV selection talks about the dosing guidelines for terbutaline, explaining the age groups it is approved for and how often it is taken.
  • Terbutaline and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether terbutaline is passed through breast milk in breastfeeding women. This eMedTV resource offers more information on terbutaline and breastfeeding, and explains what you should be aware of if you are taking the drug while nursing.
  • Terbutaline and Pregnancy
    Terbutaline is generally considered safe for use in pregnant women. This eMedTV segment explores the clinical findings on terbutaline and pregnancy, and explains when a healthcare provider will recommend the drug to a pregnant woman.
  • Terbutaline and Preterm Labor
    Terbutaline is a medication that can be used "off-label" for treating preterm labor. This eMedTV article offers more information delaying preterm labor with terbutaline, including a list of possible side effects that may occur in the mother or child.
  • Terbutaline Dangers
    Serious side effects of terbutaline include high blood pressure, very fast heart rate, and anxiety. This eMedTV Web resource briefly describes the dangers of terbutaline and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Terbutaline Dosing
    For adults and children at least 16 years old, terbutaline dosing usually starts at 5 mg three times a day. This eMedTV page also lists the terbutaline dosage for children ages 12 to 15, as well as some tips on when and how to take the drug.
  • Terbutaline for Contractions
    Although premature contractions can be treated with terbutaline, the drug is not effective for long. This eMedTV segment provides more information on this topic, explaining how terbutaline works for this off-label purpose and why its use is limited.
  • Terbutaline for COPD
    People with asthma or emphysema (a certain type of COPD) often take terbutaline. This eMedTV resource explains how this medication works for COPD, how often it should be taken, and links to more information on terbutaline uses.
  • Terbutaline Indications
    This eMedTV Web page provides a brief look at the different terbutaline indications (uses). It describes the conditions this medication can treat, explains how it works, and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Terbutaline Medication Information
    This eMedTV page offers some basic information on terbutaline, a medication used to treat asthma and emphysema. This article describes how it works, possible side, effects, and basic dosing guidelines. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Terbutaline Oral
    Available by prescription only, terbutaline is an oral drug used to treat emphysema and asthma. This part of the eMedTV Web site tells you what you need to know about this medication, including safety concerns to be aware of before taking it.
  • Terbutaline Overdose
    If you take too much terbutaline, overdose symptoms may include chest pain, fatigue, and insomnia. This eMedTV Web article lists other possible signs of an overdose and describes the treatment options that are currently available.
  • Terbutaline Risks
    Before starting terbutaline, tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure, epilepsy, or diabetes. This eMedTV segment looks at ways to reduce your risk of problems while taking terbutaline, including warnings on potentially serious side effects.
  • Terbutaline Safety
    This segment of the eMedTV archives explains why it is important to review terbutaline safety information with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment. It lists a few side effects of the drug and people who might not be able to take it.
  • Terbutaline Side Effects
    Common terbutaline side effects may include heart palpitations, nervousness, and insomnia. As this eMedTV page explains, while most side effects of terbutaline are mild, problems like anxiety or high blood pressure require immediate medical attention.
  • Terbutaline Strengths
    Several different factors can affect the strength of terbutaline you are prescribed. This page from the eMedTV site lists a few of them, provides general dosing guidelines for asthma, and includes tips to ensure the effectiveness of this medication.
  • Terbutaline Sulfate Drug Information
    This selection from the eMedTV library provides some important information on terbutaline sulfate, a drug used to treat asthma. This page briefly explains how this medication works, what to review with your doctor, and how often to take it.
  • Terbutaline Tablets
    Available in the form of tablets, terbutaline is a prescription drug that treats asthma and emphysema. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of this medicine and its dosing guidelines, including a link to more detailed information.
  • Terbutiline
    Terbutaline is a prescription medicine licensed to treat emphysema and asthma. This eMedTV resource further describes this medication, explaining its effects and listing possible side effects. Terbutiline is a common misspelling of terbutaline.
  • Terbutline for Contractions
    An "off-label" terbutaline use is delaying preterm labor. This eMedTV page further explores terbutaline and preterm labor, and lists possible risks. Terbutline for contractions is a common variation and misspelling of terbutaline for preterm labor.
  • Theophyline
    Theophylline is a prescription drug that is used for treating airway spasms caused by COPD or asthma. This eMedTV article explains how theophylline works and describes the effects of the drug. Theophyline is a common misspelling of theophylline.
  • Theophyllin
    Theophylline is a medicine licensed for the treatment of airway spasms in adults and children. This eMedTV page describes theophylline in more detail and lists possible side effects that may occur. Theophyllin is a common misspelling of theophylline.
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