Pediatric and Off-Label Indications for Xopenex HFA

Xopenex HFA Use in Children

Xopenex HFA is approved for children four years old and older. It may be difficult for young children to correctly use the Xopenex HFA inhaler. Be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about the best ways to treat childhood asthma.
 

Off-Label Xopenex HFA Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Xopenex HFA for treating something other than the conditions discussed above. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, off-label uses of Xopenex HFA 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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