Pediatric and Off-Label Indications for Levalbuterol

Is Levalbuterol Used for Children?

Levalbuterol is approved for children who are at least six years old. Be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about the best ways to treat childhood asthma.

Is Levalbuterol Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend levalbuterol for treating something other than the conditions discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, off-label uses for levalbuterol include the treatment of the following conditions:
  • High potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia)
  • Difficulty breathing associated with respiratory infections, such as pneumonia or the flu.
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