Metaproterenol Sulfate Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Metaproterenol Sulfate: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Metaproterenol 10mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: par 258 
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Metaproterenol 10mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: BL  |  132
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Metaproterenol 10mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: par 258 

What is this Medicine?

METAPROTERENOL (met a proe TER e nole) 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.

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Metaproterenol Sulfate 10mg Tablet

NDC: 498840258
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Metaproterenol Sulfate 10mg Tablet
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Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: par 258 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Metaproterenol Sulfate 10mg Tablet

Weakness Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Muscle Twitches Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Cough Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Fainting Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
0.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
0.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.1-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.3-3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
1.6-16.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
6.1-17.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
*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 Metaproterenol Sulfate 10mg Tablet

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 Metaproterenol Sulfate 10mg Tablet(Metaproterenol Sulfate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Beta-agonists(Metaproterenol Sulfate)
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

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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