Reviewing Xopenex HFA Safety Concerns

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Xopenex HFA Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Overdose With Xopenex HFA

People who take too much of this medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Chest pain (angina)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Fast heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Nervousness
  • Headaches
  • Shakiness (tremor)
  • Dry mouth
  • Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (heart palpitations)
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Seizures
  • Irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Fatigue
  • Low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Loss of life.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
 
(Click Xopenex HFA Overdose for more information.)
 
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