• <h4 class="dechead">On One Hand: Recommended Dosage

    Albuterol is a type of bronchodilator that prevents airway inflammation and treats asthma symptom flare-ups. Asthmatics generally use inhaled forms of Albuterol, but the medication also comes in the form of syrup and tablets. reports that Albuterol can be used every four hours, if needed. However, your doctor may recommend that you use an Albuterol inhaler more often during exercise.

    On the Other: Consequences of an Overdose

    According to, taking too much Albuterol may result in death. Seizures, dizziness, heart rate changes, tremors, chest pain, fainting, headaches, and sweating are all symptoms of an overdose. A suspected Albuterol overdose should be addressed with medical care immediately.

    Bottom Line

    Follow your doctor's instructions when using Albuterol. An increase in asthma symptoms may not warrant an increase in Albuterol. In fact, you may need a long-term control medication in its place. Therefore, you should not increase your Albuterol dosage on your own.


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