Maxair Autohaler Pressurized Inhalation, Suspension 0.2Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Maxair Autohaler: Pressurized inhalation, suspension (0.2mg)

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Maxair Autohaler 0.2mg/act Inh
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Maxair Autohaler 0.2mg/act Inh

What is this Medicine?

PIRBUTEROL (peer BYOO ter ole) is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Maxair Autohaler: Pressurized inhalation, suspension(0.2mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Maxair Autohaler 0.2mg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

NDC: 992070280
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bronchiectasis, Acute Bronchospasm, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Exercise-induced Bronchospasm Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Flammable, keep away from heat and flame
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Exposure to temperatures above 120 degrees F may cause bursting
Maxair Autohaler 0.2mg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Reported Side Effects for Maxair Autohaler 0.2mg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dysosmia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Cough Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Maxair Autohaler 0.2mg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Maxair Autohaler 0.2mg/actuation Inhalation Aerosol(Pirbuterol Acetate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Beta-agonists(Pirbuterol Acetate)
Limit excessive Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) and limit medicines containing additional Caffeine. In caffeine-sensitive persons, taking a high amount of Caffeine with this drug can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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