Other Information on Levalbuterol

What If I Take an Overdose of Levalbuterol?

People who take too much levalbuterol may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Chest pain (angina)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A fast heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Nervousness
  • Headaches
  • Shakiness (tremors)
  • Dry mouth
  • Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (heart palpitations)
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Seizures
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Fatigue
  • Low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Loss of life.
     
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Xopenex Overdose to learn more.)
 

How Should It Be Stored?

Levalbuterol should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your levalbuterol as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember, but do not take your doses more often than every four hours, unless absolutely necessary to control an attack.
 

Strengths of Levalbuterol

Levalbuterol is available in four strengths:
 
  • Levalbuterol 0.31 mg/3 mL vials
  • Levalbuterol 0.63 mg/3 mL vials
  • Levalbuterol 1.25 mg/3 mL vials
  • Levalbuterol Concentrate 1.25 mg/0.5 mL vials (which must be diluted before use).
     
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