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The action of VENTOLIN Syrup (albuterol sulfate syrup) may last up to 6 hours or longer. VENTOLIN Syrup (albuterol sulfate syrup) should not be taken more frequently than recommended. Do not increase the dose or frequency of doses of VENTOLIN Syrup (albuterol sulfate syrup) without consulting your physician. If you find that treatment with VENTOLIN Syrup (albuterol sulfate syrup) becomes less effective for symptomatic relief, your symptoms become worse, and/or you need to take the product more frequently than usual, you should seek medical attention immediately. While you are taking VENTOLIN Syrup (albuterol sulfate syrup) , other inhaled drugs and asthma medications should be taken only as directed by your physician. Common adverse effects include palpitations, chest pain, rapid heart rate, tremor, or nervousness. If you are pregnant or nursing, contact your physician about the use of VENTOLIN Syrup (albuterol sulfate syrup) . Effective use of VENTOLIN Syrup (albuterol sulfate syrup) includes an understanding of the way that it should be administered.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/17/2004
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