Albuterol Oral Tablet 2Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Albuterol: Oral tablet (2mg)

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Albuterol 2mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: M 255 
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Albuterol 2mg Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: MP 47 

What is this Medicine?

ALBUTEROL (al 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.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Proventil Repetabs: Oral tablet (4mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Albuterol: Oral tablet(2mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Albuterol Sulfate 2mg Tablet

NDC: 003780255
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Asthma, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis, Acute Bronchospasm

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Emphysema, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Albuterol Sulfate 2mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: M 255 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Albuterol Sulfate 2mg Tablet

Hyperkinesis Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
<21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ear Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<37.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
0.9-1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
0.9-2.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Wheezing Incidence:
1.0-1.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Distressed Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excitability Incidence:
1.0-20.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nightmares Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-18.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
4.2-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Irritation Incidence:
6.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
8.0-15.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
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 Albuterol Sulfate 2mg 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 Albuterol Sulfate 2mg Tablet(Albuterol Sulfate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Beta-agonists(Albuterol Sulfate)
Caffeine-sensitive persons,may experience nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects. Some of these effects are additive with other medications. Some patients may need to limit or avoid excessive caffeine intake from foods, beverages, dietary supplements or medicines. Caffeine containing items include coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some dietary supplements or non-prescription medicines.
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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